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Posts Tagged ‘internet_captioning’

VITAC by the Numbers

There is an old saying that “the numbers speak for themselves.” And while that’s true, it’s also true that they might need a little help in doing so. Stats and figures are thrown around every day, often containing very little context to help others understand the stories they are telling. For example, NASA’s budget sits…

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VITAC Named an Approved Vendor for California Community Colleges’ Distance Education Captioning and Transcription Grant

According to the California Community Colleges, distance education – the education of students who may not always be physically present at a school – comprises the college system’s fastest growing segment of enrollment. These types of courses include online classes, hybrid classes (where some instructional hours are offered remotely), telecourses, and live classes that use…

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The Benefits of Captioning Digital Video

The Internet is the new frontier for closed captioning. Audiences of all ages continue to turn to the Internet and their mobile devices as more high-quality video content becomes available. This change in viewing habits is especially true among millennials, and digital video producers and advertisers have taken notice by investing more in video ads…

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Why Your Company Should be Captioning its Video Content

In the digital age, content is king. YouTube alone generates 72 hours of new video every minute, and captioned video should be the first weapon in the corporate arsenal to cut through the noise and reach your audience. Captioned videos allow web crawlers to index the transcripts, thereby boosting SEO and ranking content higher in…

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VITAC Talks Internet Captioning

Media coverage of online captioning and subtitling is expanding. 9/3/2010 VITAC, the nation’s largest provider of closed captioning solutions, was featured this week in an article discussing the future of broadcast television programming accessibility on the Web. Adrian McCoy’s Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article “Captions on the Web“, expressed the need for captions and subtitles on Web-based…

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