Survey for Live Event Captioning/Speech to Text

Link to Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/captioning_survey Please complete a global survey being conducted as part of a live event speech-to-text/captioning project of the International Federation of Hard of Hearing People (IFHOH) and the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD). The goal is to improve live event/speech-to-text captioning at international events including those sponsored by the United Nations. […]

Tens of Millions Worldwide to Benefit from Highly-Accurate, Low-Cost, Captioning Services

HILLIARD, Ohio – April 12, 2016 – PRLog — IDEAL Group, Inc. today announced that it was selected to develop the world’s first commercial multi-lingual/dialect, speech-driven, real-time captioning service. This unique cloud-based service will offer tens of millions of consumers and organizations worldwide, low-cost captioning services that are impressively accurate. Contributing to the accuracy of […]

Nine Examples of Tech Making it Harder for People with Disabilities

Aaron Boyd, Federal Times 9:37 a.m. EDT April 18, 2016 While outlining the ways cloud technologies can help and hinder disabled persons’ access to government information, the National Institute of Standards and Technology offered nine use cases that illustrate these challenges and potential technological solutions. Bad captioning leads to confusion and missed opportunities Roberto works as […]

Winds of Change: Court Grants Summary Judgment for Plaintiff in Website Accessibility ADA Claim

USA April 11 2016 Last September, we published an alert warning retailers of a looming expansion in the reach of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act that would impose requirements on e-commerce websites to make themselves more accessible to users with a wide variety of disabilities. While the US Department of Justice has yet to promulgate […]