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

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

Advancing Accessibility: Security a Top Priority

by: David Titmus

More than ever, there is a critical need in today’s business world for enhanced security and protective measures to safeguard the confidential information of a company and its clients and employees. One only needs to skim the headlines to see stories of security breaches and widespread information theft. We at … Read More

WATCH: VITAC’S ‘Creating Corporate Captions’ Webinar Available On-Demand

by: David Titmus

VITAC’s latest webinar – “Advancing Accessibility: Creating Corporate Captions” – 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 featuring speaker James MacPherson, VITAC Inside Sales Manager, the 30-minute webinar discusses, among other things, … 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

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

Introducing VITAC’s “VITALK” Video Series

by: David Titmus

As the largest provider of closed captioning in the United States, we often get questions about the services we provide, how captions work, and the ease in which captions can be added to all content, just to name a few. To better help caption consumers and clients understand our wide … Read More