Pa. State Senate Improves Accessibility For Hard-of-Hearing Constituents With ENCO enCaption

Pennsylvania’s Senate Video Facility provides citizens with government transparency through gavel-to-gavel television coverage of Senate sessions plus select committee meetings and public hearings. Wanting to enhance accessibility for hard-of-hearing individuals, the Senate chose the enCaption system from ENCO to provide automated closed captioning for its TV operations. enCaption has also enabled the Senate to provide in-room open captions for hard-of-hearing meeting participants on an as-needed basis. The Senate’s initial closed captioning efforts many years ago pulled data from the court reporter’s transcription system, […]