As I return to researching #ClosedCaptions, I’m rediscovering a challenge in #CaptionStudies: file naming protocols. This is not a new problem, and any researcher working with volumes of content faces this challenge. Given my current focus on closed captions from #streaming platforms, some of my naming protocols seem easier than if I was comparing streamed […]
Posts in the captioning category:
Accessible Live Streaming: 23 Questions to Help You Get Started Thinking
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 […]
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.
Tools for Grabbing Captions: DVD Decrypter, CC Extractor, & SubRip
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 […]
Resource: Some Accessibility Training
While not open to the public, some of the NCDB staff started to create a course module on accessibility. If you’ve participated in the Open Hands, Open Access: Deaf-Blind Intervener Learning Modules, you might be able to access them. This is mostly here for me to remember and have a link for.
Resource: Video Description Tutorials
Thanks to Leanne’s generous share, I now know about VDRDC’s video description tutorials. I have not used them, but Leanne says they are solid and help her and her colleagues prepare to caption over 300 videos for a project.
Resource: DIY Media Captioning from CCAC
Collectively developed guide to captioning DIY (Do It Yourself) not involving Steno or Voice Writing. Via CCAC email list
Captioning & Clones: Research and Theory
A few resources that I might tie in to some discussion on either captions or clones. Wikidpedia’s Simulacrum definition(s) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simulacrum#cite_note-10 Gender Matters discussion of Queer Theory http://www.cyberartsweb.org/cpace/gender/raymond/queertheory.html
Resource: Captioning & Subtitling Resources in English, French, Spanish, and German
A nice international collection of multilingual resources on captioning and subtitling. h Via CCAC mailing list
Resource: Sample captioning workflow
Michael Lockrey shared his captioning workflow on the CCAC mailing list and on Twitter. He’s encouraged people to share it and spread it widely. It’s a useful resource, and it could help people who want to get started or organize their flow. If you don’t know about CCAC, it is the Collaborative for Communication Access […]