Captioning Convenience Contract

Transcript and Captioning Providers

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 63-JGD10298. 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
7 calendar days (Extended) $1.70 1 minute none
4 calendar days $1.80 1 minute none
2 calendar days $2.20 1 minute none
1 calendar day $2.60 1 minute none
8 hours $3.90 1 minute none
2 hours $6.90 1 minute none
Extremely difficult audio $1.00 extra 1 minute none

Notes

  • Captioning synchronization $.85/ minute (you provide the transcript)
  • Live captioning correction $.60/minute
  • Captioning/transcription supported source languages: Spanish, Portuguese (BR),
    Portuguese (PT), Czech, French(CA), French (FR), German, Italian, Russian, Dutch, Arabic,
    Bosnian, Croatian, Latvian, Polish, Romanian, Slovenian, Swedish, Turkish, Chinese (Simp),
    Chinese (Trad), Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Hindi, Hebrew

AutomaticSync Technologies

Transcript and Captioning

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge
4 business days $1.89 1 minute 1 minute
2 business days $1.99 1 minute 1 minute
1 business day $2.69 1 minute 1 minute
8 hours (English only) $3.29 1 minute 1 minute

Transcript Only

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge
4 business days $1.40 1 minute 1 minute
2 business days $1.50 1 minute 1 minute
1 business day $1.95 1 minute 1 minute
8 hours (English-only) $2.55 1 minute 1 minute

Notes

  • Captioning synchronization $.90/ minute (you provide the transcript)
  • 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

Live Captions

Type $ per hour Billing Increment Minimum Charge
Remote Text Interpreting $60.00 30 minutes 1 hour
Remote Foreign Language Hybrid $100.00 30 minutes 1 hour
Remote CART (English) $110.00 15 minutes 1 hour
Remote CART (Spanish) $150.00 15 minutes 1 hour
Graduation Captioning $125.00 15 minutes 1 hour
Sports Captioning $125.00 15 minutes 1 hour

Notes

  • Jobs that are cancelled with less than 24-hour notice are billed for the total scheduled time.
  • Some sessions require extra setup time, which will be added to the beginning of the session. Adobe Connect sessions require an extra 15 minutes, and graduation or commencement sessions require an extra 30 minutes.

Audio Description

Type $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge
Extended Audio Description $8.50 1 minute 1 minute
Static Text Alternative $4.00 1 minute 1 minute

Notes

  • Audio Description is available in English and Spanish.
  • A static text alternative will be supplied when the video content is relatively static, such as with “talking head videos.” In this case a single text description that applies to the entire video is returned.

Ai-Media

Captioning Only

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge
4 business days $1.50 1 minute none
2 business days $2.00 1 minute none
1 business day $2.50 1 minute none

Transcript Only

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge
4 business days $1.00 1 minute none
2 business days $1.50 1 minute none
1 business day $2.00 1 minute none

Captioning Synchronization

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge
4 business days $1.00 1 minute none
2 business days $1.50 1 minute none
1 business day $2.00 1 minute none

Live Captions

Type $ per minute $ per hour Billing Increment Minimum Charge
For Individuals
(CART)
$1.08 $65.00 15 minutes 1 hour
For Events $3.00 $180.00 15 minutes 1 hour
For Live Streams $3.00 $180.00 1 minute 30 minutes
Correcting Live Captions $1.00 $60.00 1 minute 1 hour

Notes

  • Spanish and French services have higher pricing, typically $.50 more a minute.

Carolinas Captioning Service

Transcript and Captioning

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge
24 hrs – 5 days $2.50 15 minutes $50.00

Transcript Only

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge
24 hrs – 5 days $2.50 15 minutes $50.00

Captioning Only

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge
24 hrs – 5 days $2.50 15 minutes $50.00

Live Captions

Turnaround $ per minute Billing Increment Minimum Charge
Live $2.50 15 minutes $50.00