Captioning Convenience Contract

Transcript and Captioning Providers

Convenience Contract

NC State has established a convenience contract for transcript and caption creation. The providers listed below can be used by anyone at NC State, but to receive the pricing you must reference Contract 298479. For purchases of $5000 or more, any of these providers may be used without going out to bid. The providers can also be used for purchases under $5000, but for purchases in this price range you may also go with any provider you would like.

The providers are listed in alphabetical order. For questions please contact accessibility@ncsu.edu

 3Play Media

Transcript and Captioning

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge Notes
4 business days $2.40 1 minute none
2 business days $3.15 1 minute none
1 business day $3.90 1 minute none
8 hours $4.90 1 minute none
Extremely difficult audio $1.00 extra 1 minute none

Captioning Only

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge Notes
Same Day $0.90 1 minute 1 minute available in English and Spanish

AutomaticSync Technologies

Transcript and Captioning

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge Notes
Standard (3 business days) $2.45 1 minute 1 minute
Rush (1 business day) $3.15 1 minute 1 minute

Transcript Only

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge Notes
Standard (3 business days) $1.50 1 minute 1 minute
Rush (1 business day) $2.15 1 minute 1 minute

Captioning Only

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge Notes
Same Day $1.15 1 minute 1 minute It is usually done within a matter of minutes.

Notes

  • Prices are for English, French, or Spanish
  • Same day service is only available for English
  • Content which is untranscribable due to excessive noise or music may be rejected. In this case the user will be notified and there will be no charge.
  • There is no additional charge for multiple speakers, however poor quality audio may lengthen the time required to transcribe or may prohibit transcription altogether.

Caption IT

Transcript and Captioning

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge Notes
3-7 business days $2.75 15 minutes $100.00 Note the minimum charge. Videos less than approximately 40 minutes will usually pay the minimum charge.
48 hours $3.08 15 minutes $100.00 Note the minimum charge. Videos less than approximately 40 minutes will usually pay the minimum charge.
24 hours $3.50 15 minutes $100.00 Note the minimum charge. Videos less than approximately 40 minutes will usually pay the minimum charge.

Transcript Only

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge Notes
3-7 business days $1.75 15 minutes $50.00 Note the minimum charge. Videos less than approximately 30 minutes will usually pay the minimum charge.
48 hours $2.00 15 minutes $50.00 Note the minimum charge. Videos less than approximately 30 minutes will usually pay the minimum charge.
24 hours $2.33 15 minutes $50.00 Note the minimum charge. Videos less than approximately 30 minutes will usually pay the minimum charge.

Captioning Only

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge Notes
3-7 business days $1.00 15 minutes $60.00
48 hours $1.08 15 minutes $60.00
24 hours $1.17 15 minutes $60.00

Live Captions

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge Notes
Live $2.00 30 minutes $60.00

Karasch and Associates

Transcript and Captioning

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge Notes
Standard (5 business days) $3.15 30 minutes $94.50 Note the minimum charge. Videos less than approximately 30 minutes will usually pay the minimum charge.

Transcript Only

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge Notes
Standard (5 business days) $1.25 30 minutes $37.50 Note the minimum charge. Videos less than approximately 30 minutes will usually pay the minimum charge.

Captioning Only

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge Notes
Standard (5 business days) $1.90 30 minutes $57.00

Live Captions

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge Notes
Live $1.35 30 minutes $81.00

Rogers Word Service

Transcript Only (Draft)

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge Notes
10+ days $2.33 n/a $5.00
3-10 days $2.50 n/a $5.00
1-2 days $3.00 n/a $5.00

Transcript Only (Edited)

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge Notes
3-7 business days $2.83 n/a $5.00
48 hours $3.00 n/a $5.00
24 hours $3.50 n/a $5.00

Transcript and Captioning (Draft)

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge Notes
3-7 business days $2.75 n/a $5.00
48 hours $2.92 n/a $5.00
24 hours $3.42 n/a $5.00

Transcript and Captioning (Edited)

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge Notes
3-7 business days $3.25 n/a $5.00
48 hours $3.42 n/a $5.00
24 hours $3.92 n/a $5.00

Notes

  • Poor audio will add $0.42/minute to the cost
  • There are price increases for more than 5 speakers.
  • Bulk discounts apply at 15 hours per project
  • Edited transcripts are proofread against the entirety of the audio, as well as meticulously researched for proper spelling and rendering of all technical terms, jargon, and propernames. Edited transcripts are essentially “ready-to-publish”.
  • Draft transcripts are proofread and spot-checked by the editorial team.
  • Three levels of verbatim. There is no cost difference between them.
    • Standard – emphasizes clarity and readability be eliminating word repititions, false sentence starts, and verbal tics
    • Video editing – 99% of all verbal tics, word repeititions, and false starts are rendered
    • Legal – a middle ground, where significant verbal tics, false sentence starts, and word repetitions are rendered