The Benefits of Captioning Digital Video

by: David Titmus

The Internet is the new frontier for closed captioning. Audiences of all ages continue to turn to the Internet and their mobile devices as more high-quality video content becomes available. This change in viewing habits is especially true among millennials, … Read More

Expanded Audio Description on TV Programs: Coming Soon!

by: David Titmus

Many TV fans who are blind or have low vision rely on audio description to experience television programming. In the same way captions provide a visual way to experience sound, audio description provides an audio means to experience video. It … Read More

FCC Announces Effective Date for Captioning Responsibilities Report and Order

by: VITAC

Video Programmer and VPD Caption Responsibilities Take Effect September 22, 2016,  Certifications, New Caption Complaint Process to be Announced at Later Date Earlier year, the FCC released a Report and Order clarifying television closed captioning responsibilities in regard to compliance with the … Read More

FCC Report and Order Clarifies Captioning Responsibilities

by: VITAC

When the FCC Caption Quality Best Practices went into effect, there was a bit of confusion as to who would be responsible for ensuring compliance and resolving any closed captioning issues with the new regulations. Was it the captioning company, … Read More