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SDH Subtitles

The SDH Difference

SDH subtitles, or subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing, are a popular option on video platforms, and many people come to us wondering what it means. Essentially, “SDH” refers to subtitles that meet the additional needs of viewers who do not hear the full soundtrack of a program.

SDH subtitles include indicators of every audible element:

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Choosing SDH

SDH subtitles for English-audio programming is the general default option at VITAC. Almost all platforms and distributors require video that is accessible to people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Who Benefits from SDH Subtitles?

Not only do SDH subtitles make video accessible to the nearly 50 million Americans with hearing loss, but they also benefit: