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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 (https://support.typewell.com/articles/web-linking) platform. The transcript is sent from the transcriber's computer to the TypeWell Web server. Readers then view the liv...
  • 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 (mailto:support@typewell.com) directly. We're here to help! Equipment needed when the transcriber is at a remote site The reader at the lecture...
  • 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

    Enable Closed Caption feature in Zoom account The Zoom account owner needs to enable the Closed Caption feature under the Account Settings in their Zoom web portal.  This is done at the account level, not for each specific meeting: Getting started with closed captioning (https://support.zoom.us...
  • 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 (...