QuickCaption was established in March 1999 and became incorporated in September 2001.
A timeline of its growth:
1999: QuickCaption established to provide onsite academic CART services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
2001: QuickCaption offers remote academic and nonacademic CART
2002: QuickCaption offers verbatim transcription services, and onsite [Line 21] real-time closed captioning
for nonacademic venues.
2003: QuickCaption offers media [open/closed] captioning for VHS/DV/DVD material.
2004: QuickCaption offers broadcast captioning via encoder.
2009: QuickCaption develops “mobile” captioning via iPads and SmartPhones
2013: QuickCaption, working with Google, develops live real-time streaming YouTube captioning
QuickCaption’s growth has been steady and solid. Its annual revenues have continued to grow steadily over the past
17 years. Its steady positive growth is a clear indication of client satisfaction and its ability to handle such a substantial contract.
QuickCaption is one of the nation’s leading providers of remote and onsite CART and real-time captioning, broadcast real-time closed captioning, transcription, and video captioning services. Our services include:
Remote and onsite CART
Remote and onsite [line 21] real-time captioning
Broadcast [line 21] real-time closed captioning via closed captioning encoders/decoders
Post-event verbatim text transcription in numerous formats
Offline captioning and subtitling for prerecorded materials including videotape, VHS, Beta, DV, CD,
Real-time captioning for live and archival webcasts including Windows Media, RealPlayer,
Real-time captioning for online meetings utilizing Wimba, WebEx, and Microsoft Live Meeting
Real-time captioning for Internet text streaming
Teleconference call real-time captioning
Verbatim transcription with medical specialization
As of F/Y 2015, QuickCaption provides contractual captioning/CART services to more than 63 colleges and universities, 28 governmental agencies, and 14 corporations. QuickCaption provides hundreds of non-contractual additional hours monthly as well.
As of F/Y 2015, QuickCaption utilizes 103 qualified real-time captioners and CART providers, of which more than 70% hold one or more NCRA certifications (CBC, CCP, CRR, CSR RDR, RMR, RPR). It maintains an emergency staff as well which allows each client to receive quality real-time captioning/CART with virtually no event without coverage.