Federal Judge Requires Theater to Provide Captioning For All Live Performances
Created: Friday, 04 May 2018 00:13
Written by chopkins
Fabulous Fox Theater in St. Louis, Missouri
A federal judge in Missouri ordered a theater to provide captioning services for all live theatrical performances, saying that by not doing so, the theater was denying the plaintiff's equal opportunity to participate in the theater's performances. The ruling serves as a reminder to organizers of public events that they should have a plan for ensuring effective communication for participants and spectators with different types of disabilities.
Review of Closed Captioning Rules for Public, Educational and Government (PEG) Channels
Created: Saturday, 27 January 2018 00:13
Written by chopkins
We’ve gotten a number of inquiries recently from small towns and municipalities regarding captioning for broadcasts of their public meetings on their local access channel so I thought it might be helpful to spend a few minutes on the rules for captioning on these so-called PEG channels. I’ll also throw out some ideas on how to address them.
Adding captioning to your conference not makes your content accessible to those who are deaf and hard of hearing, it can also help all of your attendees to better understand and retain the content being presented. But successfully captioning a large event can be difficult. Here are a few tips we've picked up over the years:
Thought it would be a good idea to take a minute to explain exactly what CART is and what makes it such a great tool for making your content more accessible to not only the deaf and hard of hearing but for all of your attendees and viewers.
Closed Captioning of Internet Video: FCC Final Deadline is approaching
Created: Tuesday, 26 September 2017 13:01
Written by Chris Hopkins
The final deadline of the FCC’s Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) pertaining to online videos is quickly approaching. On July 1, 2017, video clips of live and near-live television programming (such as news or sporting events) will need to observe the following turnaround times for posting online with captions:
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