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 […]
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 […]
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.
Collectively developed guide to captioning DIY (Do It Yourself) not involving Steno or Voice Writing. Via CCAC email list
A nice international collection of multilingual resources on captioning and subtitling. h Via CCAC mailing list
Just learned of a new potential resource for captioning, DIYCaptions. It appears focused on helping improve the automatic captions on YouTube videos. I have not reviewed or tested these out, but they look like they are worth investigating.
Unbelievably, astonishingly, YouTube is now supporting fan-created and contributed captions. It’s hard to believe that it took place–just like it’s hard to believe it took so long. Regardless, I’m glad it’s happening!
The Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs is an interesting organization. They were launched in 2006 by the United Nations. They have four goals: raising awareness, facilitating solution sharing & good practices, fostering harmonization and standardization, and supporting policy makers [Source]. One interesting resource is their list of bloggers on accessible ICTs. I’m not sure how […]
Literacy has traditionally meant the ability to read and write. The National Center for Education Statistics identifies two defintions of literacy: one is task-based and focused on everyday life and tasks: “Literacy is the ability to use printed and written information to function in society, to achieve one’s goals, and to develop one’s knowledge and […]