Overview of remote captioning services

Remote captioning is technology that allows video presentations to be captioned in real time from a remote location. The services are utilized by the deaf, hard of hearing, and people with reading disabilities or other language difficulties. Transcribed text is streamed live during an event using an Internet-based platform so that no one misses out the presentation. Overview of Remote Captioning Services is a technical report from the ITU that outlines the benefits of remote captioning and the technical aspects of remote-captioning equipment. The security of the technology is also discussed, along with compliance with data-protection regulation compliance, encryption and the quality of remote captioning.