Global Accessibility Awareness Day Celebrated May 16

by: David Titmus

In today’s world of rapidly advancing technology, it has become more important than ever that companies and organizations do their best to make new technologies accessible to everyone. According to the World Health Organization, approximately 15 percent of the world’s population − an estimated 1 billion people − live with … Read More

Video: How to Set Up and Enable Captions for YouTube Live Events

by: David Titmus

It’s no great secret that YouTube is a juggernaut in today’s video viewing world. The video sharing platform boasts more than 30 million active daily users (and nearly 2 billion active users each month) watching more than 1 billion hours of video each day. Though many of the videos that … Read More

Doing Captions Right: Captioning Standards and Best Practices for Television

by: David Titmus

As the largest captioning company in the United States, we often get questions from clients and consumers regarding the basic rules, requirements, and regulations that govern captions. VITAC has worked with caption clients, viewers, and advocates for more than 30 years, and though not all video must be captioned by … Read More

Video: How to Upload Caption Files to YouTube and Facebook

by: David Titmus

There are more than 3 billion people using social media, with YouTube and Facebook among the most popular platforms. And today’s social media landscape is becoming a “video first” world, where video, whether it be online tutorials, news clips, or cats playing the piano, is at the heart of everything. … Read More

In the Spotlight: VITAC’s Event Center and Stadium Captioning Service

by: David Titmus

VITAC’s exclusive Event Center and Stadium Captioning Solutions service helps make games, events, and concerts inclusive to all while also meeting accessibility requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Our Event Center and Stadium Captioning service enables skilled, remote captioners to listen to live audio feeds from arenas, stadiums, or … Read More

VIDEO: How Reliable is ASR-Generated Live Captioning?

by: Brittany Wanger

VITAC’s Chief Marketing Officer John Capobianco explains just how reliable automatic speech recognition (ASR) captions really are.

VITAC Launches New Captioning Ordering Site

by: David Titmus

VITAC, a leader in captioning and accessible solutions for more than three decades, has unveiled a new, refreshed ordering site, making it even easier for customers to order new captioning services and update already scheduled captioning projects. The new ordering site – order.vitac.com – replaces “order.captioncolorado.com,” and features streamlined visual … Read More

How to Make Social Media Videos More Accessible to Friends, Family, and Followers

by: David Titmus

There are more than 3 billion people using social media, with some estimates showing that 11 new people use social networking sites for the first time every second. And video, which has fast become the king of online content, plays a huge role in social media and in the lives … Read More