Closed Captions

What Does SDH Mean?

Understanding Subtitles for the Deaf or Hard of Hearing (SDH) Subtitles originally helped non-native audiences understand the language spoken in a video. But, gradually, they have evolved to make video content accessible to a wider group of people. Subtitles for the Deaf or Hard of Hearing, or SDH, are one example. By providing more than…

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How to Add Captions & Subtitles to Facebook Video Ads

Telling your brand’s story on Facebook and gaining visibility for it is more important now than ever. Research shows that people consume content on Facebook mobile faster than desktop, most often within the first 3 seconds.  Studies have also shown that a staggering 85% of people watch Facebook videos without sound. A Facebook study also…

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How to Add Captions & Subtitles to Poly.com Recordings

Remote work is growing at an unprecedented rate. In the US alone, 4.7 million employees work from home at least half the week, and 44% of employees say that part of their team is full-time remote. There are several benefits of remote working, including: Unlimited access to global talent Increased productivity rates Cost savings Flexibility of workspace Social distancing during…

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How to Add Captions & Subtitles to Cisco WebEx Recordings

As of 2015, there were 3.9 million U.S. remote workers. Today there are approximately 4.7 million people working remotely. Amid the global pandemic, with companies focusing heavily on social distancing, the number of remote workers is rising faster than ever. As more organizations increase their remote workforce, there remains an ever-pressing need for enhanced internal communication. Thankfully, there…

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How to Add Captions & Subtitles to BlueJeans Recordings

With more companies working remotely, there’s an ever-pressing need for enhanced video communication. While it’s true there are several platforms for hosting online company meetings, not all platforms come with the same features.  If you’re looking to host a successful company meeting, it’s integral to find a platform that allows for live participation as well…

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How to Add Captions & Subtitles to Lifesize Recordings

Remote working is growing in popularity, especially amid the pandemic. As more teams increase their remote workforce, it becomes critical for teams to communicate via video conferencing software. While video conferencing software is a stellar way to stay connected, studies show that employees forget up to half of the information presented within one hour of the meeting. Within…

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How to Add Captions & Subtitles to Slack Video Meeting Recordings

Slack is an overwhelmingly popular instant communication tool that’s used by small businesses and large corporations alike. It’s best known for its chat-based features, which allow team members to create discussion threads while tagging others, sharing files, and keeping everyone on the same page. In addition to the standard instant chat options that it’s well-known…

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How to Add Captions & Subtitles to Skype & Skype for Business Recordings

Skype and Skype for Business have been mainstays in the remote work ecosystem for years. These popular programs have helped people get and stay connected at a reasonable price. Adding captions and subtitles to recorded meetings makes Skype sessions even more useful. Captions enhance accessibility for a wider range of people. If someone has to…

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Zoom Live Captioning & Real-Time Meeting Transcription

Video conferencing is having a huge moment in 2020 with remote work becoming more common & necessary. Zoom is at the forefront of the virtual meeting revolution. Live captioning, also referred to as real-time transcription or automatic transcription is a big benefit to professionals, educators, and just about anyone who uses Zoom. It promotes accessibility,…

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How to Create a SCC Caption File

A .scc file is a popular closed caption file format also referred to as a “Scenarist” closed caption file. It is used as a sidecar file in popular video editing & production programs like Adobe products (Encore, Captivate, Flash, and Premiere Pro), Microsoft Visual SourceSafe, and more. SCC files are also accepted by several OTT…

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