It's the law.
FCC (Federal Communications Commission): Mandates all broadcasted programming to be closed captioned.
508 Law: Government agencies must make their media accessible to all people, blind and deaf.
ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) of 1990: Ensures individuals with disabilities are not excluded in the absence of auxiliary aids and services.
IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act): Ensures that all children that have disabilities have the right to receive a free appropriate public education.
21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA): Signed into law in 2010, mandated closed caption services for any video to be broadcasted through different electronic media for public use.
The most used styles in the industry are Pop-on, Roll-up, and Paint-on.
The advantages of CCs are boundless. To name a few, closed captions help the hearing impaired, helps in record-keeping of legal data, helps to gather audience from around the world. CC can be used in virtual classrooms, and they convey information in a noisy environment.
Closed captions includes verbatim and non-narrative descriptions where as subtitles are intended translation to other languages. CC are time-synced and positioned on the screen to avoid on-screen graphics whereas subtitles are displayed regardless of on-screen graphics.
We can provide multiple output formats based on your requirement, such as:
Security and privacy are a critical part of our business. We have passed rigorous security and privacy audits to satisfy the needs of our customers. All of our employees have passed background checks and are bound by confidentiality agreements. We provide secure control over data and user access. Sensitive data can be transferred back and forth over a secure connection.
We usually prefer 24-hours turnaround time to provide quality outputs. But we never compromise on quality, irrelevant of the turnaround time. We deliver 99% accuracy, no matter what service (transcription, subtitling, captioning) you choose.