Now Playing: More Closed Captioning Coming to a Megaplex Near You?

Now Playing: More Closed Captioning Coming to a Megaplex Near You? A compromise has been reached between the National Association of Theater Owners and deaf and hard-of-hearing advocacy groups in regard to increasing the availability of closed captioning in movie theaters. Theater owners and organizations such as the National Association of the Deaf also agreed to encourage film distributors to aid in this endeavor by providing closed...

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Google Glass

Welcome to this edition of “Closed Captioning Minute” where we bring you the latest in industry news.  Did you know Google Glass now has the ability to closed caption… real life? At The Georgia Institute of Technology, researchers have developed a new program called Captioning on Glass that can do just that. For those who are hard of hearing, much of the conversation is spent trying to read a person’s lips to pick up on clues....

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NCI Congratulates Stevie Wonder

NCI Congratulates Stevie Wonder on his Presidential Medal of Freedom On November 24th, President Obama awarded American music legend Stevie Wonder the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United States. The White House’s official commendation highlighted his many accomplishments, not only “his exuberant creativity, his virtuosity on multiple instruments, and his mastery of a wide range of genres,” but also how...

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