FCC Considering Unsupervised ASR for Captioned Telephone Service

by: David Titmus

The Federal Communications Commission is considering applications by three companies seeking to provide Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service (IP CTS) solely via automatic speech recognition technologies. Applications were filed by VTCSecure, LLC, MachineGenius, Inc., and Clarity Products, LLC to provide IP CTS calls using automatic speech recognition (ASR) without the … Read More

Will the FCC’s Allowance of ASR for Captioned Telephone Service be a Help or Hindrance?

by: David Titmus

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) earlier this month took initial steps to reform the Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service (IP CTS) in an effort to modernize the system and resolve compensation and funding issues. A popular critical communications service for people who are deaf or hard of hearing who communicate … Read More