Videos with captions
are more consumable by everyone.
M2 EQUITYBITES-January 27, 2017-Closed Captioning Services Provider Vitac Acquires Caption
2016 marks the 11th consecutive time The Captioning Group has performed live captions
for the Olympic Games, from Atlanta in 1996 to Rio in 2016.
Ericsson has partnered with BBC R&D to devise the new approach which minimizes the delay between live captions
and the audio they represent by utilizing the time taken to compress the audio and video streams for transmission and distribution.
YouTube can now automatically assign captions
to video using speech recognition.
The people who could benefit from captions
Thus the silent film era (1893-1929) represented one high point in the cultural history of the American deaf community, as well as a time of cultural equality with hearing people-a time when deaf people could go to the movie theatre and enjoy a film without interpreters, captions
, decoders, or elaborate sound systems.
Through RAMP's patented MediaCloud(TM)platform, RAMP provides the only comprehensive solution to the complex requirements of deploying web closed captions
across full length programs and clips.
will be delivered as an as-live service to ensure the news is as current and up-to-date as possible.
There are a host of other ways that captions
can add value to existing video.
YouCaption is a veritable Swiss Army Knife of realtime captioning because of the multiple platforms that it captions
for; the fact that it does not require a costly hardware closed caption
encoder for most applications; the speed with which it turns speech into captions
; and its many novel features - such as the ability to caption
phone conferences via a website for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Though relatively few websites are required to provide closed captions
for their videos, any website with significant video content should consider captioning.