HLAA Webinar: Which Method of Realtime Captioning is Appropriate: Stenographic, Voice or Automatic Speech Recognition?

November 03, 2021



During this presentation, attendees learned about all things captioning.  There are many different methods for how captions are produced: Stenographic, voice writing and automatic speech recognition. Learning the different methods will help you make an informed decision when advocating for accommodations in any setting.

If realtime captions are not what you need but you need captions on a video, understanding the differences will empower the decision maker to have the right result.

Do you know what to do when you see poor captions?  This lecture explored what questions to ask when obtaining captioning services and provided advocacy tips to ensure the captions are good.


Karyn Menck Headshot

Karyn Menck

Vice Chair, Global Alliance

Karyn Menck is the owner of Nashville-based Tennessee Captioning, and is a Registered Professional Reporter, Registered Merit Reporter, Registered Diplomat Reporter, Certified Realtime Reporter and Certified Realtime Captioner. Karyn has captioned national and local programming for a variety of news, sports, entertainment, educational, and corporate programming across the country. She also... Read More >

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Jennifer Schuck

Chair, Global Alliance

Jennifer Schuck and her team at Caption Pros provide captioning for any venue, no matter how large or how small. She is an award-winning captioner and 16-year veteran of the captioning industry, thus committed to providing the best captioning for every consumer, whether one-on-one or in a convention center. She... Read More >

Stephen Clark from Global Alliance

Stephen Clark

Immediate Past Chair, Global Alliance of Speech-to-Text Captioning

Stephen Clark is a real-time captioner based in Washington, DC. His real-time experience includes onsite and remote stadium captioning and theater captioning, as well as captioning for students and governmental clients. Steve is the Immediate Past Chair and co-founder of the Global Alliance of Speech-to-Text Captioning. Read More >