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Posts Tagged ‘Live Captioning’

ADA Round-Up: Bomb Cyclones, Website Accessibility, and Increased Lawsuits

Today we launch a new monthly feature at VITAC.com that highlights recent news, updates, events, and rulings regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. This month we look at recent news on emergency interpreters, website accessibility challenges, and ADA lawsuits. Bomb Cyclone Accessibility Concerns A Colorado organization voiced concerns over the lack of sign language interpreters at…

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Captioning the NCAA March Madness Tournament a True Team Effort

By now, everyone should have completed their NCAA basketball tournament predictions. And, sure, all those hours spent researching shooting percentages and turnover ratios are certain to pay off when you become the first person to ever pick that perfect bracket. It can happen. Keep telling yourself that. Though there are no certainties in putting together…

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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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In the Spotlight: VITAC’s Event Center and Stadium Captioning Service

VITAC’s exclusive Event Center and Stadium Captioning Solutions service helps make games, events, and concerts inclusive to all while also meeting accessibility requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Our Event Center and Stadium Captioning service enables skilled, remote captioners to listen to live audio feeds from arenas, stadiums, or event centers, and translate that…

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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

It has been an eventful year at VITAC. In addition to captioning more than 550,000 live-program hours, and creating verbatim, precisely timed captions for more than 75,000 pre-recorded programs, we also published nearly 70 news blogs, ranging from VITAC and industry news to legislative updates to new technologies to personal captioning experiences. As we put…

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VITAC in 2018: The Year in Review

The end of the year often is a time for reflection — a chance to pause and take stock of the year that was, and an opportunity to look ahead. It’s a time to celebrate the successes of the past 365 days and consider future challenges. As always, 2018 was a busy year for VITAC.…

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