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Fair Use for Captioning Content Outside of Education

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

Note: While the information in this article is intended to give you a better understanding of fair use and how it’s been used in the past, this is not legal advice. We advise you to consult your legal team for specific questions…

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Updated January 8, 2018
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Accessibility Laws for Enterprise

by Elisa Edelberg in Video Accessibility

Enterprise video can greatly benefit from being accessible! But with 70% of enterprise captioning budgets falling under $10,000, many wonder if they really need to make their videos accessible. While the answer is probably “yes” and certainly “you definitely should!” this post…

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Updated January 8, 2018
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Q&A: Accessibility Comparison of Major Video PLayers

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

The video players we use aren’t always as accessible as we need them to be. Of course, this can be a problem if you are trying to make your information more accessible. Knowing the accessibility features of your video player is critical…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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How to Create an Accessible PDF

by Patrick Loftus in How-To

  Accessible PDFs are also known as “tagged” PDFs. They contain a hidden network of instructions and provide a textual representation of the document so that people using screen readers can properly navigate the document. Properly tagged PDFs also benefit from better…

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Updated January 4, 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 January 4, 2018
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How to Get the Perfect Audio Recording for Captioning

by Sofia Enamorado in How-To

If you are looking to reduce the red flags and [inaudibles] in your final captioned files, listen up. With the following tips, you’ll be able to choose the perfect microphone, create the perfect recording space, and capture the perfect audio. Mic Check,…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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The Benefits of Playlist Search

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

Growing up with Google, we’ve become accustomed to searching for what we want to know and finding it within the results. But while Google is great at finding our answers within web pages, Googling within a video is a little more complicated.…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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Automatic Transcript Alignment: Now in 10+ Languages!

by Elisa Edelberg in Product Updates

  What Is Transcript Alignment? If you already have transcripts for your video files, transcript alignment is a fast and cost-effective way to create captions. We’re excited to announce that our alignment service has expanded to accept videos in many different source…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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Revolutionize Your Video SEO with the New SEO Embed

by Lily Bond in Product Updates

There’s no stopping the continued rise of online video. Now, in 2017, 87% of online marketers use video content. With so many marketers relying on video to drive brand awareness and buying interest, SEO has never been more important. Without good video…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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5 Companies Making the Most of Social Video

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

More than ever before, video is becoming the preferred medium for marketers to reach customers, and for customers to engage with the brands they love. Through video, brands can tell stories, develop personas, demonstrate a product, and connect with customers at a…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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Announcing the Facebook Captioning Integration

by Sofia Enamorado in Product Updates

We are excited to announce our Facebook integration! Now you can easily add captions to your Facebook videos. How easy? This easy: Perhaps you’ve noticed on your Facebook feed that most videos autoplay without sound but with captions (if they exist). Facebook…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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[Infographic] 2017 State of Captioning

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

  Download our infographic: 2017 State of Captioning.   We surveyed over 1,400 individuals from numerous industries to uncover how industries are approaching captioning. With the advent of online video infiltrating every screen, it’s no surprise that 74% of respondents expect captioning…

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Updated January 4, 2018