captioning

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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.
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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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The ability to audit closed captioning to determine if VSPs are in compliance with new FCC guidelines, which include being able to determine if closed captioning is actually present on all channels.
Currently, video program distributors bear the brunt of the responsibility for assuring closed captioning compliance, but the captioning is usually included in a production further upstream, by the program producer, and VPDs don't always even have an address for them, much less an answer to explain a lack of captions.
But imagine if you have 24/7 closed captioning where everything on the channel can be translated as well as read in a language that you understand?
For more information on the regulations, check out "FCC's New Closed Captioning Rules Kick Into Gear" on the FCC Law Blog at http://go2sm.com/captioninglaw.
He continued: "In addition, they can simultaneously deliver HD and SD masters containing closed captioning."
Senator Bam Aquino, co-sponsor of the bill, said closed captioning would enable people with hearing impairments to engage in public affairs.
These include the need for multiple-format closed captioning or metadata packages, API-level integration with content management and web publishing systems, or access to features such as quality control or encryption.
The addition of closed captioning support gives broadcasters the ability to improve consistency and overall quality of closed captioning when performing up/down/cross-conversion at 59.94Hz rates.
The software also supports closed captioning in compliance with federal and state disability laws.