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captioning

noun A text display of spoken words presented on a television or movie screen which allows a deaf or hard-of-hearing viewer to follow the dialogue and the action of a program simultaneously.

verb To provide or create a text display of spoken worfs presented on a television or movie screen for the hard of hearing or deaf.

captioning

The display of spoken words as text on a television or a movie screen, to improve the comprehension of dialogue by hearing-impaired individuals.
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Thorsten Sauer, Head of Broadcast and Media Services, Ericsson, says: "As a leading news provider in Australia, it is important that SKY NEWS' captioning services match the quality of its editorial output.
That contract parlayed into captioning contracts for many other clients including Hearst Argyle Television Network where she captioned for approximately 14 stations within that network.
In December 1971, the National Bureau of Standards showed that this technology could be used to provide captioning, and approximately one year later PBS began work to make the system a reality.
The WebCaptioning workflow makes it possible for transcription and captioning companies to deliver captioning in a highly efficient way, making it perfect for captioning of education, web-based media and even TV.
About CPC - The Closed Captioning Software Leader YouCaption[TM] is the latest addition to CPC's industry-leading line of closed captioning and subtitling software.
TV to Web: CPC software can extract the closed captions from the broadcast signal and convert it to any other closed captioning file supported by Flash, iTunes, QuickTime, YouTube, and Windows Media.
com/e-captioning) which allows closed caption service companies to simply e-mail closed captioning files to Avid Media Composer users, without the need to physically mail master tapes back and forth, and without the generation loss that was typically incurred by older tape-based hardware encoding technology.
With offices in Washington; Burbank, CA; New York, NY; and London, England, the non-profit National Captioning Institute is the global captioning leader, supplying the highest quality closed-captioning services to the television, cable and home video industries.
CPC has continuously innovated new captioning technology, allowing the e-Captioning workflow to now be used with all the latest formats and devices, including iPod, iPhone, iPad, and many more.
Academy-Award winning actress Marlee Matlin, who has worked with NCI as a national spokesperson to encourage the captioning of more monthly releases, welcomes Blockbuster's announcement.
CPC's MacCaption closed captioning software is the only closed captioning software that can work with CEA-708 VANC data natively to prepare closed captions.
People usually think of closed captioning as a way to help people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing enjoy television," he said.