Term Communication Access Realtime Translation
Code PH-3500.1500
Definition Programs that utilize CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation) reporters to transcribe spoken words into text, word-for-word. The CART reporter is a trained court reporter who uses a shorthand machine or voice recognition software, a computer and realtime captioning software to type and simultaneously translate spoken language into text on the computer screen. The service enables people who are deaf or have hearing impairments but do not utilize sign language as their mode of communication to access material that is being presented verbally via text and permits people without intelligible speech to participate by typing their remarks or questions for the CART reporter to voice. Bilingual realtime translations may also be available.
Created 7/22/99
Changed 7/29/10
Use References CART
Communication Access Real Time Translation
Computer Aided Real Time Translation
Computer Aided Realtime Translation
Computer Assisted Real Time Translation
Computer Assisted Realtime Translation
Live Event Captioning
Real Time Captioning
Realtime Captioning
See Also References Assistive Technology Equipment (LH-0600)
Communication Access Realtime Translation Registries (PH-2400.3350-150)
Computer and Information Sciences Research (TR-6500.1500)
External Classification Terms Deaf & Hearing Impaired Centers (NTE P87)
Individual, Family and Community Support (AIRS IF-330)
Individual/Family Services (CAN IF-330)
Services for Individuals with Disabilities (NPC P11.03)
Translation and Interpretation Assistance (UW 7.1.04.09)
Related Concepts Deafness/Hearing Impairments
Disabilities
Facet Service
Comments
Bibliographic References ADA Handbook: Section 8, "Translation and Interpreters, Computer Aided Real-Time Translation", University of California Santa Barbara, http://www.sa.ucsb.edu/dsp/Handbook6-6-06.pdf

"CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation)", Section 504 Handbook, http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/dro/504/disability_primer_5-6-7.html

"'Communication Access Realtime Translation' and 'Realtime Captioning' Defined", “CHAPTER 656A - INTERPRETERS AND REALTIME CAPTIONING PROVIDERS”, http://leg.state.nv.us/nrs/NRS-656A.html

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