ADA Roundup: Harvard, MIT Captioning Suits, Employee Accessibility Claims

by: David Titmus

Welcome to newest edition of our new monthly feature at VITAC.com that highlights recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Harvard University, MIT Closed Captioning Suit Lawsuits against Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) alleging that the schools failed to caption its … 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

VITAC Unveils VPC Control Tower™ at this Year’s NAB Show

by: David Titmus

Las Vegas is home to a number of popular, groundbreaking performances, such as Cirque du Soleil, Blue Man Group, and Penn & Teller. So what better place for VITAC to roll out a showstopper of our own? VITAC is proud to unveil the newest breakthrough technology in the VITAC Power … 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, is considering a bill that would require televisions in all of the city’s public spaces to show closed captioning whenever those TVs are on.  This will include bars, restaurants, fitness centers, and hospital waiting rooms. Seattle businesses already are required by law to turn on closed captioning if … Read More

WATCH: VITAC’s “Why Caption” Webinar Available On-Demand

by: David Titmus

VITAC’s latest webinar – “Why Caption” – is online for anyone who missed it or who may want to watch it again. Hosted by Brittany Winland, VITAC Director of Marketing Communications, and presented by Heather York, VITAC’s Vice President of Marketing and Government Affairs, the 30-minute webinar examines the myriad … Read More

ADA Roundup: Bomb Cyclones, Website Accessibility, and Increased Lawsuits

by: David Titmus

Today we launch a new monthly feature at VITAC.com that highlights recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. This month we look at recent news on emergency interpreters, website accessibility challenges, and ADA lawsuits. Bomb Cyclone Accessibility Concerns A Colorado organization voiced concerns over the lack … Read More

Captioning the NCAA March Madness Tournament a True Team Effort

by: David Titmus

By now, everyone should have completed their NCAA basketball tournament predictions. And, sure, all those hours spent researching shooting percentages and turnover ratios are certain to pay off when you become the first person to ever pick that perfect bracket. It can happen. Keep telling yourself that. Though there are … Read More

Webinar: Why Should You Caption?

by: David Titmus

Captions provide a link not only to entertainment, but also to education, news, and emergency information for nearly 50 million Americans in the deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHOH) community. They enable a broad range of organizations, from tech firms to financial service advisers to educational institutions, to help employees, customers, and … 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