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Val,
I did tell you in 2014, but it was a fledgling app at the time and I was 
not sure how reliable it was.  Since I never used it, I still don't know 
how reliable it is.  Also, it costs money to have remote CART, unless 
you can find a CART provider with a streamtext paid account who is 
willing to donate his/her time or to be reimbursed through a grant or 
non-profit.

Bill


On 04/11/2016 05:07 PM, Valerie Sutton wrote:
> SignWriting List
> April 11, 2016
>
> So does this mean, Bill, that we could have had transcripts done 
> simultaneously while we were presenting in 2014 and 2015 and we did 
> not realize it? It sounds like you must have told me and I did not 
> realize it - thank you for informing us both then and now.
>
> I will definitely look into this -
>
> Val ;-)
>
>
>
>> On Apr 11, 2016, at 1:52 PM, Bill Reese <[log in to unmask] 
>> <mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
>>
>> Val,
>> When the first SignWriting Symposium was being setup I looked into an 
>> app for hangouts that allows a CART provider to connect to a hangouts 
>> and provide CART through streamtext.net <http://streamtext.net>. I 
>> just looked at Hangouts and it seems to have changed. However, when 
>> starting a video call, I'm given an option on the menu to use the 
>> original hangouts and that provides for using apps.  There's a CC 
>> button in mine that allows me to connect to streamtext.net 
>> <http://streamtext.net> .
>> Screenshot of it attached.
>>
>> Bill
>>
>>
>> On 04/11/2016 04:07 PM, Valerie Sutton wrote:
>>> SignWriting List
>>> April 11, 2016
>>>
>>> This is phenomenal, Bill. Just what I was thinking of. Thank you for 
>>> giving us this information.
>>>
>>> I believe this is what I saw working very well once, at an event, 
>>> and it was impressive...
>>>
>>> I wonder if Streamtext.net <http://streamtext.net/> can help with 
>>> Google Hangouts presentations, giving us the written text of a 
>>> presentation realtime for those who are watching our Symposium - and 
>>> maybe the transcript that is created can also serve as the text for 
>>> captions on the videos in YouTube later?
>>>
>>> So many opportunities -
>>>
>>> Val ;-)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> On Apr 11, 2016, at 12:30 PM, Bill Reese <[log in to unmask]> 
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Mike,
>>>> Rather than trying a voice-to-text app, which can be difficult, 
>>>> slow, with grammar errors (auto-complete), try setting up remote 
>>>> CART.  CART stands for Communication Access Real-time Translation.  
>>>> Basically, a CART provider listens in to the sermon at his/her home 
>>>> (or wherever) - usually through a cell phone used by the person 
>>>> talking - and codes it in shorthand with a stenotype machine.  
>>>> Special software in a computer (usually a laptop) translates the 
>>>> shorthand from the stenotype into words. These words are then 
>>>> broadcast live over the internet on a site such as 
>>>> www.streamtext.net. It's a very quick, reliable, established method 
>>>> and it can be accessed either on a computer or smart phone.
>>>>
>>>> I have a good friend who just started her own local Christian radio 
>>>> show and she's also a CART provider and the sign interpreter at my 
>>>> church.  Because of her knowledge and background, she provides 
>>>> remote CART for her radio show.  Her deaf friends (some who live a 
>>>> thousand miles away) "listen" in.  It's an amazing experience: the 
>>>> deaf listening to a radio show .. who would have thought?
>>>> If you want to see a start page for the remote CART, it's here: 
>>>> http://www.streamtext.net/player?event=
>>>>
>>>> If you want more information and want to see about providing this 
>>>> for your church, contact me privately and I can give you contact 
>>>> information to get you started.
>>>>
>>>> Oh, and one other thing ... it provides a transcript of the sermon, 
>>>> which can also be posted on your website, or printed out, archived, 
>>>> etc.
>>>>
>>>> Bill
>>>>
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