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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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Traditionally, closed captioning required a video production facility to mail master tapes to a caption service company, which would run the video tape through legacy tape-to-tape encoding hardware, incurring generation loss in the video.
The captioning software also imports and edits many industry-standard file formats such as SCC, CAP, ULT, STL, CIN, etc.
CPC's MacCaption software now supports HD closed captioning on the AJA Kona 3 and LHi devices using the latest drivers, as well as other I/O devices on the market.
Since CPC released the first simultaneous closed captioning/teleprompting software in 1986, it has been the captioning industry leader.
The CPC-700HD is the latest addition to CPC's industry leading Windows and Macintosh closed captioning software series.
Multiple Language Capability - Supports captioning multimedia files in multiple languages so that the audience may select and view captioning in the language of their choice.
Available as Encoding Only Software or as a Complete Captioning System on a CD
Closed captioning involves displaying the "audio" portion of a TV broadcast as text, which is superimposed over the video portion.
Since the initial trials began December 2001, the rapid take-up of DTS-CSS captioning and audio description reflects an industrywide collaborative approach to the issue of access, which is being addressed by distributors, exhibitors, disability working groups and DTS.
Since the initial trials began December 2001, the rapid take-up of DTS-CSS captioning and audio description reflects an industry-wide collaborative approach to the issue of access, which is being addressed by distributors, exhibitors, disability working groups and DTS.
Polycom Real-Time Closed Captioning is a software option that allows all Polycom iPower video collaboration systems to seamlessly receive captions from a captioning service and display that text in real-time for both point-to-point and multipoint video calls.
The NCI Foundation, the public service, educational outreach, and fundraising branch of the nonprofit National Captioning Institute, today announced the results of a recent study on the state of closed captioning in the United States.