I gave my keynote for OTEN on Saturday, March 2nd. It was my first keynote. It went well, I think. Fortunately, my colleague Marcus Wenzel was there and took a few snaps.
Recently I have working with accessible live streaming. Live streaming has been around for some years now, but it seems to be exploding much more with platforms like Twitch and multiple tools to enhance live streaming–especially for live gaming. Before you can really get going with live streaming, there are a number of questions you […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
I’ve not been able to actually do any research with captions and caption files for a while: term has come to a close and all my caption focus has been on reading Zdenek’s book and working on the caption studies conference. Fortunately, I now have time to go look at grabbing some of the files […]
There is a brief Lynda.com course on installing and setting up the accessible theme Simone, the theme of this site. You have to have a Lynda.com membership, but the course should be pretty helpful from what I can tell.