Looking back: TV Closed Captions Celebrate 40 Years

by: David Titmus

This month celebrates the 40th anniversary of closed captions on television, and provides an opportunity to look back at TV captioning’s humble beginnings as well as the strides the industry has made since. A recent article on Time.com highlighted the work that went into bringing those first closed captions to … Read More

VITAC Statement on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Updated)

by: VITAC

VITAC has enacted a policy to ensure the continuation of captioning services without disruption and to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). All VITAC employees have been advised of CDC recommendations for proper office and personal sanitation, are avoiding congregating in large groups, and refraining from unnecessary travel. We … Read More

VITAC: Providing Captions, Accessibility Solutions for 34 Years

by: David Titmus

VITAC is celebrating its 34th anniversary this month. Though a lot certainly can change in 34 years – fashion, pop culture, technology − one thing that remains timeless is the need for accessible communications and accurate, synchronous, complete, and readable captions. VITAC was founded on the vision that technology could … Read More

VITAC Among the Exhibitors at this Year’s NAB Show

by: David Titmus

VITAC is thrilled to be among the exhibitors at this year’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show. The show, scheduled for April 19-22 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, will showcase innovations and new solutions for media, entertainment, and technology professionals looking to create, manage, and … Read More

VITAC Technology, People Unmatched in Captioning Industry

by: David Titmus

A leader in accessibility services for more than 30 years, VITAC is a full-service captioning company with skilled engineering, technology, and production departments, supported by a robust, technically sophisticated infrastructure. We have the best available and proven technology to solve a wide variety of captioning and accessibility challenges. Our network, … Read More

Captions with a Human Touch

by: David Titmus

Captioning has become central to media consumption in the United States − whether via traditional broadcast, social media channels, or through streaming media − and it continues to grow across all platforms. From the conference room to the classroom to the living room, captioning makes information attainable and retainable for … Read More

VITAC Celebrates Court Reporting and Captioning Week

by: David Titmus

Next week is Court Reporting and Captioning Week, which celebrates the contributions of captioners and court reporters and all the benefits we gain from their hard work. Captioners provide a vital service for tens of millions of people, and the captions our talented professionals create right here at VITAC each … Read More

It Takes a Championship Team to Make This Weekend’s Big Game Accessible to All

by: David Titmus

The Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers will take the field in Miami, Florida’s Hard Rock Stadium this Sunday (February 2) for Super Bowl LIV. The Super Bowl traditionally is among the most-viewed television broadcasts of the year, with last year’s big game drawing an average of more … Read More