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Remote Transcribing

  • 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

    If you need specific product recommendations, or if you have a unique situation that doesn't quite fit the scenarios described below, please contact us directly. We're here to help! 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 (instructor), the reader (student), and the transcriber!  Plus, it's just clunky. ...
  • Here's why we don't recommend using StreamText to stream from TypeWell into Zoom

    We do not recommend using StreamText to link TypeWell to Zoom. Here's why: There is a very long delay with StreamText and Zoom (15-20 seconds or longer!), so the "subtitles" are very asynchronous which is potentially confusing for viewers. To our knowledge, StreamText does not support teaming (...
  • Methods for viewing a live transcript during a videoconference (Zoom, Webex, Blackboard, Hangouts, 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 ...