LocalRealtime

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System Requirements and Materials

  • Windows 7, 8 or 10 operating system with .NET Framework 3.5+ installed.
  • Active CAT software with Realtime output capability.
  • Stenography machine connected via cable or bluetooth.
  • LocalRealtime License purchased with a LiveLitigation router.


Downloading & Installing RealtimeConnect


LocalRealtime Configuration

  • Open RealtimeConnect from the icon on your desktop.

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  • The First Time Setup window will appear, which displays an abbreviated set of instructions.
  • Click OK to dismiss the window.

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Register RealtimeConnect

  • Click Registration Required.

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  • Copy your Request ID and email it to support@livelitigation.com
  • You will receive your license key via email.
  • Enter (or copy and paste) the 16 digit key into the four boxes, and Click Register.
  • You can now select LocalRealtime on the main window.

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Configure Input Settings

Choose Format:

  • Select either Bridge or Caseview.
  • COM Port displayed should be used in your CAT Software (default COM 21).
    • NOTE: If COM 21 is already in use on your computer, RealtimeConnect will substitute the next available port.

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CAT Software Setup

Open your CAT software and configure the Output as follows:

We recommend using the Bridge format (with BAUD Rate 38400). If your CAT software does not support Bridge, you must use the Caseview format.

  • Protocol:
    • Bridge (38400 BAUD rate)
    • Caseview (2400 BAUD rate)
  • Port:
    • COM 21

Select your CAT software from the list below for detailed instructions:

Eclipse:

  • Open the User Settings window.
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  • Select the Realtime tab.
  • Output formats: Click Add.
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  • Choose Bridge/LawBridge/TeleView.
  • Comm device: COM port
  • Click Setup >>
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  • Port: COM 21
  • BAUD rate: 38K
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CaseCATalyst:

  • Open Translate Window.
  • Set Output To: Caseview.
  • Click Options.
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  • Select Output to CaseView tab.
  • Check Ouput over comm port.
  • Select COM 21.
  • Click Apply.
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DigitalCAT:

  • Select Options > CIC....
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  • Set Primary Output to COM 21.
  • Set BAUD rate to 38400.
  • Check Use Bridge Protocol.
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  • Select Tools > CIC > Start Session.
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StenoCAT:

  • Select Tools > User Preferences
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  • Select Realtime tab.
  • Select Add Output.
  • Select Serial Connection / Show All Ports
  • Select COM 21.
  • Set BAUD rate to 38400.
  • Set Output Type: Bridge
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  • Select File > New > Start Realtime...
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SmartCAT:

  • Select Setup > Realtime Options...
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  • Set Output: Caseview.
  • Click Setup.
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  • Set Port: COM 21.
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  • Select Realtime > Start Realtime.
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AristoCAT:

  • Select Realtime Output
  • Set Output 1 to Bridge.
  • Set COM Port: 21.
  • Set BAUD rate: 38400.
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ProCAT:

  • Open the Realtime Preferences.
  • Select the Workstation tab.
  • Set Port assigned to counsel: 21.
  • Set BAUD rate: 38400.
  • Set Protocol: Bridge
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Realtime Indicator

When writing in your file, the Data I/O indicator will increase in number.

This indicates that steno data is being successfully sent from your CAT Software to RealtimeConnect.

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Connect The Router

Connect the LiveLitigation router to your computer:

  • Connect the included Ethernet cable to the LAN port on the router.
  • Connect the included USB cable to the Power port on the router.
  • Connect both cables to available ports on your computer.
    • Note: If your computer is not equipped with an Ethernet port, you may use an Ethernet-to-USB adapter. If you need additional USB ports, you may also use a powered USB hub.

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If your Router appears different from the above, expand the section below for additional images.

2nd Generation LocalRealtime Router:

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When connected properly, your setup should look similar to the image below:

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1st Generation LocalRealtime Router:

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NOTE: Close RealtimeConnect before connecting your router.

  • Connect the router to your computer via the included Ethernet cable.
  • Use the Blue router port #1, and the ethernet port on your computer.
  • Connect the router to power.

NOTE: If you wish to remain connected to the Internet while streaming LocalRealtime:

  • Hardwire your router's Internet/WAN port to an Internet source via Ethernet.

- OR -

  • Connect your computer to a WiFi network with Internet access.

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In RealtimeConnect, the IP Address will update to display a 10.10.10.xx address.

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Start LocalRealtime Session

  • With the router connected, you will see a Realtime IP Address of 10.10.10.xx.
  • Set a Password for the session.
  • Set a Transcript Order Code.
  • Click Connect.

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  • When Local Connected appears under Current Activity, you are ready connect viewing devices.

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Connecting Viewing Devices

Click Here for Viewing on a Mobile Device (iPad, Kindle, Android Tablet).

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Click Here for Viewing on a PC or Mac Computer

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Using LiveNote, Bridge, CaseviewNet, etc.

To use 3rd party litigation software, See: Using LiveDepoRelay



Providing Both Local and Remote Streaming

Streaming Local and Remote requires use of the Local router and an Internet connection.

Click to expand the options below for a diagram of proper Remocal setup.

Option A - Enable WiFi:

  1. Connect your computer to the Local router via Ethernet cable (LAN).
  2. Connect your computer to a Wi-Fi Network w/ Internet access.
  3. Ensure Enable WiFi is selected in RealtimeConnect.
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Option B - Hardwire Router:

  1. Connect your computer to the Local router via Ethernet cable (LAN).
  2. Connect the Local router to an Internet source (router, switch, or modem) via Ethernet cable (WAN).
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Troubleshooting FAQ

Coming soon.

Please Note: Firewall ports may need to be opened at the actual facility where the deposition is taking place if you are streaming remotely.

  • Firewall Ports: TCP 1935, 80, 443.

If you experience issues connecting or have any other technical support related questions please contact LiveLitigation Support

Website www.livelitigation.com Email support@livelitigation.com Phone +1 (888) 337-6411 ext 1