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 media. And they continue to pop up daily in new and exciting places – and everywhere inclusion and accessibility are required and desired.
An article appearing in Hearing Loss Association of America’s Hearing Life magazine by VITAC Chief Marketing Officer John H. Capobianco looks at how captions are becoming more common across multiple venues as well as some of the nontraditional areas where captions can be found.
Read the full article here.