Wall Street Journal Article Notes Captions’ Growth, Popularity

by: David Titmus

An article in The Wall Street Journal (“[Inaudible Chatter] Closed Captioning Becomes Hit with TV Viewers”) takes a look at how captions have grown in popularity in both the deaf and hearing communities. The article states: “Subtitles have always been required reading for people watching foreign-language films. And for deaf … 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 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 Article Looks at Captions in Nontraditional Places

by: David Titmus

Since their introduction to television audiences in the early 1970s, closed captions have expanded well beyond the media and entertainment borders and are now found within corporations, classrooms, arena-filled concerts, and standing room-only sporting events. Captions allow everyone greater accessibility to content, whether it be via TV, movies, or social … Read More

VITAC Among Presenters at this Week’s HLAA 2019 Convention

by: David Titmus

The Hearing Loss Association of America’s 2019 convention begins today in Rochester, New York. Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) is the nation’s leading organization representing consumers with hearing loss. HLAA offers programs and events designed to open the world of communication to people with hearing loss by providing information, … Read More

VITAC Proud Sponsor of HLAA Walk4Hearing in Colorado

by: Brittany Wanger

VITAC was proud to support the Hearing Loss of America Association’s (HLAA) Walk4Hearing as a local gold-level sponsor. The 5K (3.1 mile) walk was held on Sunday, June 9, at the beautiful Clement Park in Littleton, CO. It was a cold, dreary day, but the high energy and warm smiles … Read More

VITAC Named Recipient of the Center for Hearing & Deaf Services’ Richard J. Follett Memorial Award

by: David Titmus

Award Recognizes VITAC’s Commitment and Service to HDS, Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community VITAC, the largest captioning company in the United States, is proud to be the recipient of the Richard J. Follett Memorial Award from the Center for Hearing & Deaf Services, Inc. (HDS). VITAC was a unanimous selection for … Read More

VITAC Announces VPC Control Tower™, Next Generation Technology, Always-On Connections, Captioning Reliability

by: David Titmus

VPC Control Tower Represents the Latest Addition to the VITAC Power Connect™ Line of Products VITAC Corp., the largest captioning company in the United States, providing over 30 years of accessibility services and solutions for more than 1,500 clients, has released the newest breakthrough technology in the VITAC Power Connect™ … Read More

Cities Signing Up for Mandatory Captions on All Public Televisions

by: David Titmus

Seattle, Washington, passed a bill that requires televisions in all of the city’s public spaces to show closed captioning whenever those TVs are on.  This includes bars, restaurants, fitness centers, and hospital waiting rooms. Seattle businesses already are required by law to turn on closed captioning if someone requests they … Read More

VITAC Celebrates 33 Years of Top-Quality Captions, Accessibility Solutions

by: David Titmus

VITAC is celebrating our 33rd birthday this month, and please forgive our lack of modesty, but we look pretty good for 33, if we don’t say so ourselves. VITAC was founded on the vision that technology could deliver a new level of accessibility to those in the deaf and hard-of-hearing … Read More