Anyone who has used YouTube’s automatic captions knows there are regular and serious flaws–even with the ongoing and regular improvement. One way to correct these is to use YouTube’s built in editing tools. But frankly, still, it’s not that easy to use. Two other solutions exist–both built by independent captioners. Michael Lockerey’s NoMoreCraptions is an […]
If you need captions but are not sure which provider to use, you can go through CaptionMatch. They work to connect people who need captions with captioning providers of all sorts. Benefit: once a match is made, a small donation goes to support CCAC’s caption advocacy work!
This is presented & preserved strictly for documentation and historical purposes. This is not the official page or post for the conference. Please be sure to go to the Caption Studies Conference page for the most recent information. Foreword Through the end of November and start of December 2015, I have spoken with a […]
Just putting together a list of companies here for convenience sake: Vitac Vitac on Twitter CaptionMax CaptionMax on Twitter CaptionMatch: Works to matchmake people seeking captions with those who provide captions. A small percentage of any match made goes to support the CCAC non-profit.
While not open to the public, some of the NCDB staff started to create a course module on accessibility. If you’ve participated in the Open Hands, Open Access: Deaf-Blind Intervener Learning Modules, you might be able to access them. This is mostly here for me to remember and have a link for.
Thanks to Leanne’s generous share, I now know about VDRDC’s video description tutorials. I have not used them, but Leanne says they are solid and help her and her colleagues prepare to caption over 300 videos for a project.
Collectively developed guide to captioning DIY (Do It Yourself) not involving Steno or Voice Writing. Via CCAC email list
A few resources that I might tie in to some discussion on either captions or clones. Wikidpedia’s Simulacrum definition(s) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simulacrum#cite_note-10 Gender Matters discussion of Queer Theory http://www.cyberartsweb.org/cpace/gender/raymond/queertheory.html
A few tools I seem to keep returning to: WOU’s WordPress Migration site http://www.wou.edu/wordpress/ WebAIM WAVE accessibility tester http://wave.webaim.org/”