Closed Caption Blog

A woman wearing headphones is working at her computer with her hand on the mouse. August 5th, 2021

How to Become a Transcriber

There are many perks to becoming a transcriber. When you become a transcriber you are making a big difference in the lives of hard of hearing people and you will enjoy the satisfaction of a job well done. You also have the flexibility to become a transcriber at home. However, it is not as simple […]
Illustration of a woman, smiling, sitting at a desk in front of a computer with her hands on the keyboard. On her screen the closed captioning symbol is visible in the bottom left corner. Other parts of her screen contain illegible text. Nondescript graphics hover above her head. April 20th, 2021

How to Provide Closed Captions Online

Are you organizing an online event? And wondering how to make it accessible? Organizing an online event does require some coordination and making it accessible to everyone is of great importance, which is why providing online closed captioning is becoming a crucial component of online meetings, lectures and other types of internet gatherings. The Deaf […]
With a blue backdrop, a '70s-style television set has a closed caption insert at the bottom of the screen which reads: The History of Closed Captioning February 25th, 2021

The History of Closed Captioning

Have you ever thought about how grateful you are for certain things? We all have. For instance, everyone can surely agree on universal gratitude for such wonderful inventions as coffee, the computer and the automobile.  There’s yet another invention that we should be grateful for that may not always come to mind — one which […]
January 28th, 2021

Reach More People Than Ever Before With Online Closed Captioning

Nowadays, we’re all working, chatting and socializing online, more than ever before. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us all into a massive virtual connectedness we weren’t 100% prepared for. Decidedly, with all the technology we already had in place (i.e., the internet, smartphones, sophisticated apps), it allowed for a relatively painless transition from real world […]