Australia's first permanent privately Hosted Electronic Arbitration Room (The Hearing Room) is a joint venture between Auscript and Counsel's Chambers Ltd. The hosted electronic arbitration room is a networked and Internet-ready facility called The Hearing Room.
Located next to the NSW Supreme Court in Sydney's CBD, The Hearing Room is available to the corporate and legal community for use in negotiations, arbitration, dispute resolution and legal hearings.
The Hearing Room can cater for the latest IT, multimedia and communications technology.
A spokesman from Counsel's claims it offers the ability to enhance the speed and quality of the justice system while also reducing costs of hearings.
Services available include evidence management software; electronic evidence management and display, real-time transcription, multipoint videoconferencing, Web casting, document imaging, and point-to-point data lines to access external servers.
According to Auscript, additional services include electronic document lodgements to The Hearing Room secretariat to deliver a paperless working environment.