Industry Studies

The industry studies found here shed light on the current state of closed captioning, uses and perceptions of closed captions, solutions for captioning, and challenges of captioning.

National Research Results: Student Uses and Perceptions of Closed Captions and Transcripts

Download this free 52-page report to get results from the largest IRB-approved study on student usage and perceptions of closed captions and transcripts. Using data collected from 2,124 student participants from across 15 public and private colleges and universities, the results are carefully analyzed and broken down by different student subgroups. This report sheds light on many critical issues surrounding accessibility and the rapidly growing usage of video in higher education.

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National Research Results: Implementation of & Solutions for Closed Captioning in U.S. Institutions of Higher Education

Download this free 70-page report to get results from the largest IRB-approved study on institutional implementation of closed captioning. The data was collected from 47 higher education institutions in the U.S., including public and private institutions across 4-year, 2-year, and professional schools. This report sheds light on many critical issues surrounding accessibility and the rapidly growing implementation of closed captioning in higher education.

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2018 State of Captioning

This report tracks the current state of closed captioning in 2018, focusing on trends, challenges, solutions, and workflows. The data comes from a survey that was taken by 1,542 people from numerous industries, including higher education, corporate, media & entertainment, government, religious organizations, and nonprofit organizations.

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Survey Results: Closed Caption Use

At 3Play Media, we love captions! We wanted to know if our followers find captions as great as we do, and if so, what they use them for. That’s why we decided to create a survey on caption use! We had 165 people respond to the survey, which was almost entirely distributed via social media.

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