The ABI Reporter – May 2019


The ABI Reporter – May 2019

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  • Getting Started on Realtime
  • Earn Your RPR and Show Off Your Skills
  • Online Safety Basics
  • Benefits of Using Multiple Monitors
  • STARtech 19 Software Reviews
  • Quotation Marks
  • Confusing Words of the Week

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In May’s edition of the Reporter, we have included information to help you improve reporting skills, an article on online safety basics, as well as reviews of some specialized reporter software.

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Getting Started on Realtime

By Atkinson-Baker, Inc.


In this day of technology hitting us from all directions, our profession is not exempt. As a means of making a record, a good realtime reporter outshines all other methods and guarantees a place in the legal support space.

We have an exciting and rewarding profession. Realtime is a new and fun game. Are you ready for the challenge?


Realtime is the immediate translation of the reporter’s machine writing into a transcript of the proceedings. As the reporter writes the proceedings, the strokes are translated against the “dictionary” file which has been individually created for that reporter’s personal style of writing. The translation appears on the receiver’s computer within seconds of the words being spoken.

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Earn Your RPR and Show Off Your Skills


Join the numbers of NCRA members who have already earned their Registered Professional Reporter (RPR) certification, and be recognized for your commitment to enhance your skills and the services you provide to your clients and customers.

To be recognized as an RPR, candidates must pass a Written Knowledge Test on industry best practices and a Skills Test that combines a challenging threshold of both speed and accuracy. RPR-certified court reporters are in high demand among the nation’s premier law firms, courthouses, and other scenarios in which a reliable, accurate transcript of proceedings is required.

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