Closed Caption Research: File Naming Protocols

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 […]

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 […]