Remote linking methods
Setting up Remote Services using TypeWell Web Linking
The simplest way to stream text from TypeWell is to use our Web Linking platform. The transcript is sent from the transcriber's computer to the TypeWell Web server. Readers then view the live transcript on a secure webpage using any standard ...
Remote technology requirements
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Equipment needed when the transcriber is at a remote site
The reader at the lecture site will need:
A computer, ...
Transcribing remotely in Zoom, Collaborate/Blackboard, Adobe Connect, or other online platforms
Real-Time transcribing can be provided for live classes or meetings that take place online, regardless of which videoconferencing platform is used. As long as the TypeWell transcriber can access the audio from the class or meeting, they can stream the text to the reader(s) either through the rem...
Transcribing directly into Zoom's "Closed Caption" box using TypeWell Everywhere
IMPORTANT: While this article provides technical assistance for using the integrated Zoom captioning window, we actually discourage transcribing directly into Zoom because it creates more work for the meeting host (e.g. the instructor), the consumer (e.g. the student or participant), and the tran...
Provide captions for YouTube Live events using TypeWell and StreamText
For events that are being streamed live on YouTube, it is possible for a TypeWell provider to transcribe the live audio and embed captions into the YouTube Live player using StreamText, a third-party streaming text platform.
Important considerations, tips, and instructions:
Because YouTube does...
Methods for viewing a live TypeWell transcript during a videoconference (Zoom, Webex, Blackboard, Google Meet, etc.)
With the shift to online learning and videoconferencing, participants need a reliable way to view live captions while the online class/meeting takes place. Here are some of the accessibility challenges that participants have faced, followed by some potential solutions.
This article needs to be ...
Here's why we don't recommend using StreamText to stream from TypeWell into Zoom
We retired this article because StreamText made some significant updates in July 2020 which improved its functionality for TypeWell users.
See: How to use StreamText Linking
Understanding TypeWell's Remote Services
As many of you know, TypeWell has been a forerunner in providing training to foster a new generation of adept transcribers to serve the broader industry. Stepping further, in 2018 we initiated offering direct remote transcription services, envisioning to bridge the service gaps and assist institu...