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Austin Court Reporting & Video provides the most experienced, certified court reporters and legal videographers in the country. Our professionally trained and skilled staff is ready to provide round the clock service to help paralegals and legal secretaries cover depositions in any US City.
When you choose Austin Court Reporting & Video, you are in good hands. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality services by the most expertly trained and experienced staff. Our job is to make your job easy. Make one call and we do all the leg work. Whether the case requires multiple conference rooms, cameras, interpreters or just a simple one time deposition with a court reporter. we a happy to get everything set up for you. You just tell us the time and place.
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For several years people have wondered whether technology is going to replace court reporters. It’s a worthwhile question and one that gets asked in many industries, not just the court reporting industry. But while relevant technologies—namely voice transcription—have come a long way in recent years, the technology isn’t even close to supplanting court reporters. As it turns out, when you’re in need of an accurate deposition transcript, there is still no substitute for human skill and attention to detail.
For one, automated digital recording technology has the potential to malfunction, which can result in fragmented or missing testimony in the absence of immediate human intervention. Second, transcribing conversation requires human judgment, particularly when multiple people attempt to speak at the same time. Third, voice transcription software fares rather poorly when a speaker has a strong accent, becomes emotional, speaks at a low volume, or speaks very rapidly. And believe us, you don’t need to speak anywhere near as fast as John Moschitta (remember him, from the “Fast Paced World” FederalExpress commercial from the 1980s?) for the recording to become garbled. Voice recognition technology also has a tendency to fail in rooms where there is background noise. And in a worst-case scenario, voice recognition software might even capture an off-the-record conversation and include it in the record, which would obviously disadvantage the affected party.
What has changed in recent years, though, is that the technology that supports court reporters has streamlined the process and made it much easier for lawyers to access and manipulate the materials they need. Of course, not every court reporting agency has the latest in state-of-the-art equipment and technology but many national court reporting firms—like ours—have everything you might want at an affordable price.
That is, we don’t merely provide certified court reporters and certified
interpreters, we also provide:
- Videoconferencing Solutions
- RealTime Reporting
- Online Calendar
- Online Repository
- Video Conversion
- Streaming Depositions
- Post-Production Services
And with all of the above technology, we’re finding it easier than ever to meet the needs of our demanding clients, providing them with top quality transcripts of depositions and other legal proceedings. So whether you’re in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, or Los Angeles—or anywhere else in the United States—we should be your first call.
Need an Interpreter for a deposition in Texas?
Video is a powerful document in legal matters, particularly when those matters reach the courtroom and must be argued in front of a judge or jury. If you need a court reporting service to record and transcribe your deposition, make sure that they employ expert videographers with technology that can capture the most important visual details – positive or negative body language, facial expressions that don’t match the tone of voice, and even the slightest gestures that might indicate witness coaching. A single nuance captured on video could make all the difference in the world when it comes to a settlement negotiation or a courtroom presentation.
Additionally, you may require editing by dedicated specialists after the shoot. we offer a number of post-production services, including linear editing, nonlinear editing, media enhancement, audio & video duplication, and audio & video conversion for other formats like MPEG, DVD, CD, and VHS.
Arrange for a Professional Legal Videographer to Shoot Your Deposition
Do not make the mistake of thinking that anyone with a camera and tripod can film your deposition. You need professionals who have been trained to shoot videos in a legal setting, who understand the importance of lighting, sound, and camera position, and who have access to specialized equipment that can capture sharp video images and crystal-clear audio of your deposition.
Our videographers always utilize top-of-the-line lighting and sound gear so that clients get the footage they need. We will shoot live, using high-gain microphones and multiple, high-definition cameras in a digital format to provide you with a polished videotape of your depo that is synchronized with the reporter’s transcript. Let us help you with your deposition.
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Alternatively, if you’re conducting an in-person deposition it’s now common to employ a professional legal videographer to document the proceedings, as video and multi-media presentations are now pretty much expected by all parties during litigation proceedings.
Our experienced videographers utilize top-of-the-line lighting and sound equipment to help ensure that you always get the footage you need. Our talented video editors provide no-less-valuable services, including media enhancement, linear editing, nonlinear editing, video duplication, and video conversion.
Don’t make the mistake of thinking that anyone with a smartphone can record the video for your deposition or hearing. As long as you’re hiring a certified
court reporter why not add a professional legal videographer who has extensive experience filming in a legal setting? It could be the difference-maker in terms of achieving a positive outcome for your client.
Need a Video Conferencing Solution in Childress County, TX?
As for those instances when it’s not practical to have everyone physically present in the same room for a deposition, we offer sophisticated video conferencing solutions. With video conferencing, you can eliminate airfare, lodging costs, rental car costs, and other expenses, and also avoid the hassle of assembling all of the parties in one room. We have access to hundreds of locations around the country so scheduling a video conference that meets your needs is a straightforward process, whether you need a single-site solution or multi-site solution.
One phone call is all it takes to get us started on making the arrangements. We’ll provide options for locations, work out the logistics, supply the audio-visual equipment, test the equipment, and link two or more locations. We always use state-of-the-art gear with HD video, and our equipment is compatible with all laptops, desktops, tablets, and smartphones. As you’d expect, our conference rooms come fully furnished and have high-speed Internet, as well as all the amenities and conveniences you would expect.
We also provide technical support during the deposition or hearing so that you can concentrate on advocating for your client. You never have to worry about disconnects or other technical issues.
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On the other hand, you do want to consider using a sophisticated video conferencing solution for your next deposition. Thanks to advancements in technology, you can now take depositions remotely while still getting the kind of results you would in person, obviating the need to travel to remote locations. Veteran trial attorneys know that getting on an airplane to fly to a deposition can be a drain on one’s time and energy—and a big added expense for clients. With a cutting-edge video conferencing solution, you can reduce or entirely eliminate travel costs.
It’s also worth remembering that it’s no more difficult for a firm like ours to arrange a multi-site video conference than a single-site conference. We have access to hundreds and hundreds of locations across the country, and our trained specialists excel at coordinating even the most complicated logistics. Further peace of mind comes from the fact that we provide a detailed outline of what you can expect as soon as arrangements are finalized.
In summary: we take care of all the steps needed to arrange a video conference. (This includes selecting the locations, working out the logistics, supplying and testing all equipment, ensuring Internet access, and linking the relevant locations). We utilize state-of-the-art equipment and our A/V equipment is compatible with all common laptops and mobile devices. Naturally, our conference rooms come fully furnished, with all the amenities you expect from a first class video conferencing solution.
Last but not least, we also provide technical support throughout the proceeding so that you can concentrate on representing your client to the best of your ability, as opposed to worrying about whether the equipment is working. But the bottom line is we believe that your law firm or company will save time and money by using our video conferencing services for your next deposition or legal proceeding. Give us a call at your earliest convenience if you’d like to give our solution a try.
A Dedicated Point of Contact Is Always Available to Help
Of course, it’s not a perfect world, and as polished as our solutions are, we recognize that there are and will be times when you will have questions or need help. That’s why each of our clients is assigned a dedicated case manager who is responsible for ensuring that you receive superior service. In addition, when you retain us you also have access to technical assistance from our savvy and helpful tech staff.
So if you’re in need of a court reporter or related litigation support services, don’t hesitate to give us a call to learn more. There’s a reason why we are one of the largest and most respected national court reporting agencies in the United States, and you can count on us to meet the needs of your law firm or corporate legal department.
Call us today to discuss how we can help!