Anyone who has used YouTube’s automatic captions knows there are regular and serious flaws–even with the ongoing and regular improvement. One way to correct these is to use YouTube’s built in editing tools. But frankly, still, it’s not that easy to use. Two other solutions exist–both built by independent captioners. Michael Lockerey’s NoMoreCraptions is an […]
Posts from January 2016
Caption Match (Resource)
If you need captions but are not sure which provider to use, you can go through CaptionMatch. They work to connect people who need captions with captioning providers of all sorts. Benefit: once a match is made, a small donation goes to support CCAC’s caption advocacy work!
Early Version of Caption Studies Conference (Dec 2014)
This is presented & preserved strictly for documentation and historical purposes. This is not the official page or post for the conference. Please be sure to go to the Caption Studies Conference page for the most recent information. Foreword Through the end of November and start of December 2015, I have spoken with a […]
Some commercial caption companies
Just putting together a list of companies here for convenience sake: Vitac Vitac on Twitter CaptionMax CaptionMax on Twitter CaptionMatch: Works to matchmake people seeking captions with those who provide captions. A small percentage of any match made goes to support the CCAC non-profit.
Open Stenography: Plover
Fascinating open source project: Plover, open stenography. Founded and coordinated by Mirabai Knight, a CART professional. Definitely worth looking into if you want to help make stenography more affordable and accessible.
Future of Accessibility and Video Captions… From 3PlayMedia
An interesting and engaging video presentation panel with experts from Google, Dell, T-Mobile and 3PlayMedia. They discuss video accessibility and captions in the embedded video. The article also provides some context and materials. You can read the article and view the video here.