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5 Instagram Accounts Doing Captioning Right

by Sofia Enamorado in Lighter Side

Over the last couple of years, social video has grown to be the most popular form of content on social media. What better way is there to engage and connect with your audience than video? But social video has its limitations. For…

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April 6, 2018
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McGraw-Hill’s Four-Phase Accessibility Cycle

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

McGraw-Hill’s vision is to “unlock the full potential of each learner.” For over 129 years, McGraw-Hill has been providing innovative solutions to educators and students. But what began as a predominantly print business is steadily becoming a digital business. For McGraw-Hill, the…

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March 22, 2018
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5 Publishing Firms Doing Captioning Right

by Sofia Enamorado in Industry Trends

In the world of publishing, people are going digital. As a result, this outburst of digital content has created greater access to educational materials for a wider range of people. While digital content is easier to disseminate, it can also be made…

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March 19, 2018
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4 Reasons You Need Caption Encoding

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

What is it? Caption encoding is when captions are embedded into the video and presented as a single asset. Typically, captions are added onto a video as a “sidecar file,” but this method is intended for online video where one can upload…

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March 13, 2018
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How to Convince Your Clients to Caption Videos

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

  Oh dear… you know it’s good for them, you know it will help them, yet your clients still don’t want captions. How are you supposed to convince your client that you are [always] right? You have to school them with the…

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February 22, 2018
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Can You Caption 360° Video, Virtual Reality, and 3D Video?

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

Video is getting real. First, it started with 3D video. In 1922, the first 3D film (The Power of Love) hit theaters. Sure, it was in black and white and not as high tech as Avatar or Shrek 3D, but it was…

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Updated February 6, 2018
5 Finance Companies Doing Captioning Right

5 Finance Companies doing captioning right

by Sofia Enamorado in Industry Trends

Welcome to the age of digital banking where checks are deposited through the snap of a mobile camera, dues to friends are paid through an app, and bank tellers speak to you from ATMS. The finance industry has drastically changed in the…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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5 News Sites Doing Captioning Right

by Sofia Enamorado in Lighter Side

In order to survive in modern day journalism, news outlets must keep up with the trends. And the biggest trend of the century has undeniably been video. The truth of the matter is, people don’t have the time to read countless articles,…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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What Apps and Cell Phones Are Caption Friendly?

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

Practically everything we do today can be done on our cell phones. And because of that, we’ve become very dependent on them (soon they could become a part of us!). But while cell phones have made the world more accessible, how accessible…

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Updated February 6, 2018
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5 Podcasts Doing Transcripts Right

by Sofia Enamorado in Lighter Side

Back in the good ol’ days when the internet didn’t exist, transcripts helped librarians and other specialists navigate and archive content. Today, they do so much more. With so much content to navigate, transcripts help make content more accessible, searchable, shareable, and…

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Updated April 25, 2018
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5 Retailers Who Are Doing Captioning Right

by Sofia Enamorado in Lighter Side

Retailers: you can hate them or you can love them, but don’t deny you don’t need them. When you need movies, clothes, shoes, and groceries, retail is always there to help. Retailers are entities “that sell goods through various distribution channels.” Typically,…

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Updated March 7, 2018
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Articulate Storyline 360 Adds a Closed Captioning Feature

by Sofia Enamorado in How-To

  Adding captions to your presentations on Articulate Storyline 360 just got easier! With Storyline’s new closed captions feature you can seamlessly add captions to both video and audio. In addition, Storyline allows you to customize the font of your captions, show…

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Updated January 4, 2018