VITAC: Helping You Reach Your Accessibility Goals in 2020

by: David Titmus

We’re a little more than three weeks into 2020, and here’s hoping your resolutions still are going strong! But in addition to finally deciding to give up sweets or putting that gym membership to work, the new year presents fresh opportunities for businesses and organizations to re-evaluate – or embark … Read More

VITAC Webinars Keep Clients, Consumers in the Know

by: David Titmus

Have questions about captions and captioning? Unsure how to start the ball rolling on creating a more accessible – and ADA-compliant – meeting space for clients and colleagues? Curious if captions can integrate with your video platform? Don’t worry, VITAC has you covered. As the nation’s leader in closed captioning … Read More

VITAC And WPSD Celebrate 29th Annual Holiday Art Contest

by: David Titmus

VITAC is thrilled to unveil our annual holiday card, made possible through our wonderful partnership with the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf (WPSD) and its talented teachers and students. Each year, for the past 29 years, students from WPSD create artwork around a suggested theme – this year’s theme … Read More

ADA Round-Up: Harvard Settles Captioning Suit; Gift Card Accessibility in the Courts

by: David Titmus

Welcome to the latest edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. University Settles Captioning Suit Harvard University has agreed to a settlement in a suit filed by the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) that alleged that many … Read More

Captions, Accessible Communication Critical in Emergency Situations

by: David Titmus

A recent training exercise by New Jersey Transit highlighted the need for accessible communications in emergency situations, especially when it comes to the deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHOH) community. The state public transportation system conducted an emergency drill where first responders rehearsed an active shooter scenario on a train that involved … Read More

VITAC Integrations Keep Captions up with the Latest Technology

by: David Titmus

VITAC Integrations has made it easier than ever to bring captions to your online meetings and conferences. We offer extensive caption integrations for both live and offline captioning. From social media streaming and processing platforms to video management systems and workflows, VITAC Integrations provides a wide variety of client-specific processes … Read More

VITAC: Industry-leading Services and Accessibility Solutions

by: David Titmus

We’ve recently heard other captioning companies tout the fact that they do more than 1,000 hours of captioning each week. And while that certainly sounds impressive, it’s all in a day’s work for VITAC. Actually, less than a day’s work. VITAC creates more than 1,500 hours of captions each day. … Read More

VITAC Among Featured Panelists, Presenters at Silicon Valley Accessibility Discussion

by: David Titmus

VITAC will be among the panelists and presenters at next week’s Silicon Valley Video Producer’s discussion and technology demo on accessibility and inclusion strategies for video production. VITAC Chief Technology Officer Ted Collins will be featured on a panel discussing advancements in closed captioning. The panel, which also includes Dr. … Read More

ADA Round-Up: Major Retailers Facing Disability Discrimination Cases

by: David Titmus

Welcome to this month’s edition of “ADA in the News,” featuring recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Jury Awards $5.2 Million in Walmart Disability Discrimination Case A jury awarded $5.2 million in damages after finding that Walmart violated federal law when it refused to … Read More

Supreme Court Denies Domino’s Website Accessibility Petition

by: David Titmus

The United States Supreme Court last week declined to take up a petition by Domino’s Pizza that asked the high court to weigh in on whether the pizza chain’s website needs to be accessible to people with disabilities. Normally it’s not news when a court takes no action, but in … Read More