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Real-time Captioning for Presidential Address at Fort Myer

Trump - Fort Myer
On August 21, at the Fort Myer U.S. Army post in Arlington, VA, President Trump addressed the nation to lay out the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan.  Given just 12 hours’ notice, NCC was up to the task to deliver real-time captioning for the webcast of the President’s speech on multiple platforms, including the Defense Media …

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NCC Associates Attend Intelligence Squared Debate in DC

Associates at IQ2
“Gerrymandering is Destroying the Political Center.”  “Call a Convention to Amend the Constitution.”  “Legalize Drugs.”  “Death is Not Final.”  These issues are without question up for debate.  Since 2006, these and more than 130 other topics have been the focus of passionate discourse in Intelligence Squared U.S. (IQ2US) debates.   NCC has proudly called IQ2US a …

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Captioning Contract with the Federal Energy Regulatory Committee

FERC logo
The protests of the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) – and the Army Corp of Engineers’ subsequent denial of its easement through the Missouri River in North Dakota – has been dominating the openings of newscasts and the front pages of newspapers across the country.  The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), a relatively …

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Captioning Support for DoD Worldwide Troop Talk

Defense Secretary Ash Carter
“You are what make ours the finest fighting force the world has ever known.  It’s our people.  It starts with our people.  So that’s my whole day and all my attention basically centered on our folks,” said U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, as he opened the Worldwide Troop Talk on September 21st in the Pentagon. …

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Transcription and Multimedia Support for NPS Fort Hunt Oral History Project

Fort Hunt
Today, Fort Hunt is a picturesque affluent D.C. suburb, located alongside the George Washington Parkway and Potomac River.  However, during World War II, it was home to a secret military installation called “P.O. Box 1142,” where highly classified intelligence programs were housed, and prominent enemy officers were interrogated. The records of this project were classified …

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Transcription Contract with SSA ODAR Renewed

typing
Administrative law judges with the Social Security Administration render more than 700,000 hearing decisions in total over the course of a year, and all 700,000-plus hearings are transcribed verbatim.  That’s hundreds of millions of words transcribed each year, many of which are of the legal jargon variety.  Since 2011, NCC’s team of talented transcribers and …

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Captioning Support for Medal of Honor Ceremony

Flags and dog tags
On December 8, 2012, U.S. Navy Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Edward Byers was in Eastern Afghanistan courageously assisting in the rescue of American aid worker Dr. Dilip Joseph from a Taliban compound.  A little more than three years later, on February 29th, Chief Byers and his family were in the White House where President …

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Captioning Support for Seniors Decide 2016

Seniors Decide Bernie Sanders
“One of the disappointments in the campaign, for whatever reason, is that issues pertaining to seniors are not getting the attention they should,” said Democratic presidential candidate Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders on February 17th at Seniors Decide 2016, an event designed to give U.S. presidential candidates an opportunity to share their views on policies and …

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