Advancing Accessibility: VITAC Integrations Offers Corporate Captioning Solutions

by: VITAC

No matter how you look at it, online video continues to grow and shows no signs of slowing down. A recent Forrester Research study reported an “explosive” growth in video conferencing as a replacement for in-person meetings. 84% of all companies say they use at least one cloud-based conferencing application. Many … Read More

Advancing Accessibility: Custom Caption Integrations and Data Security Webinar set July 24

by: David Titmus

Among the most important topics when discussing captioning in the corporate world are whether captions can integrate with a company’s existing video platforms, and whether the details of that captioned data are secure. Every company is different, and each may require a customizable solution to meet its captioning needs, whether … Read More

ADA Roundup: Legislative Access and Government Captions

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. Legislative Sessions Lack Captions The 11th Circuit Court is considering a claim involving Florida’s lack of closed captions on its legislative session’s online videos. The case, filed … Read More

Advancing Accessibility: The Myriad Benefits of Transcripts

by: David Titmus

VITAC’s corporate captioning and accessibility services enable businesses to better reach all of their employees as well as meet federal accessibility regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act. We offer a broad range of captioning solutions for domestic and international companies, including captions for online meetings and events. We provide … 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

Electronic Newsroom Meeting Underscores Need for Quality Captions on all Broadcasts

by: David Titmus

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently took a closer look at the use of enhanced Electronic Newsroom Technique (ENT) procedures in providing live captions for local news programs. The meeting underscored the need for quality captions on television, and we’ve outlined the highlights below. What is ENT? Electronic Newsroom Technique … Read More

ADA Roundup: Safeway, Lyft, Greyhound, and Pokémon Face Accessibility Claims

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. Safeway to pay $75,000 to resolve disability discrimination lawsuit The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) says that supermarket chain Safeway will pay $75,000 and will make … Read More

Advancing Accessibility: ‘Creating Corporate Captions’ Webinar Set for June 5

by: David Titmus

A growing number of companies have discovered that captioning their live and on-demand webcast meetings and webinars not only helps satisfy accessibility requirements, but is also essential for engaging employees and maximizing meeting productivity. Whether it be conference calls or video conferences, online meetings, training sessions, or group discussions, VITAC … Read More

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

Advancing Accessibility: Corporations and the Benefits of Captioned Content

by: David Titmus

A new VITAC white paper highlights some of the ways that our corporate accessibility solutions help businesses better communicate their messages, including those from a trio of Fortune 100 companies. VITAC offers a wide variety of accessibility services for domestic and international companies, including live and prerecorded captioning and transcription, … Read More