• ‘Rave reports about how brilliant you were’ – Sky News

    ‘You’ve been a great help, we’ll certainly be in touch again.’ – Al Jazeera

  • ‘Thanks once again for your incredible help – it really was a tremendous transcript you provided to us.’ – The Associated Press

  • ‘Great work. Exactly what I asked for. Well done.’ – The Daily Mirror

    ‘Terrific! Thank you so much!’ – TV4 Sweden

  • ‘First notetaker experience went a dream! Instead of concentrating so hard just to hear, I actually forgot the note taker was there! It did wonders for my confidence and enabled me to focus 100% on the subject being discussed.’ – Technolibre

  • ‘The captioning was exceptional and excellent. Almost as if the person was in the very same room’ – Deafway, Isle of Man

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We caption realtime speech in several languages. Captions can be streamed to any internet-enabled device – any time, anywhere.

Lip Readers

Our forensic lip readers translate silent speech into text. They work in media, TV, law, and at celebrity events


A lipspeaker provides communication support for a deaf person who is a good lip reader. Ideal for networking.


Successful communication is the key to being successful in business. Increased awareness leads to increased consumer diversity and ultimately increased sales.
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Online scheduling, booking, reservation and appointment system.

Why choose 121 Captions?


Deaf and hard of hearing people are actively involved with all levels of 121 Captions, bringing a unique insight and wealth of experience that no other communications firm offers. Based on several years of experience, we offer an “inside-out” view of meeting client needs, as opposed to other companies who offer an “outside-in” service.


To ensure you are offered the best standards, our communication support professionals are appropriately registered and accredited.

  • Speech to text reporters : NRCPD, NCRA
  • Lipspeakers : NRCPD, ALS
  • BSL interpreters : SignSafe, MRSLI
  • Deaf awareness trainers : Signature

About us

121 Captions is deaf-owned and deaf-led. This means we understand our clients needs. We specialise in communication support for all Deaf, deafened, hard of hearing, and deafblind people in society, facilitating access to education and work. We are here to help employers to recruit and retain talented deaf staff and grow a diverse customer base in line with best practice.

We are the first UK agency providing remote speech to text and remote notetakers to the UK and Europe, with over 500 captioners. Speech-to-text can be streamed to any location in the world with an internet connection and audio source. Our writers are based globally and write in over 15 languages.

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