Caption users sometimes know what’s happening before the characters themselves. In this way, captions tell the future.
In this example, the caption user recognizes a heartbeat before the non-caption user that because the bad guy's captioned sentence is unfinished ("We can nego-"), he will be shot before he can finish saying "negotiate."
An analysis of attempts by fans to make audible the whisper at the end of Lost in Translation.
Every feature-length movie distributed over the Internet needs to be closed captioned. That goes without saying. But there's a special category of movie -- the low-budget cheesy feature -- that may be inaccessible to all viewers if the movie's production values are not sufficiently high.
Closed captions, when done well, provide access to dialogue and other important sounds for those who need them. But captions have the potential to do much more. Captions can make visible those layers of meaning that may not be readily available on the uncaptioned surface of things.
Videos need to be closed captioned from the moment the first movie logo appears on the screen, particularly in cases where theme music or other important sounds are playing over the logos of movie studios such as Warner Bros Pictures.
On Saturday at the 2009 Masters, TV captions were just as likely to be placed at the top as at the bottom of the screen. When captions are placed at the bottom, so much of the action is obscured. Bottom captions make for a miserable, frustrating viewing experience.
On February 19th, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) filed a complaint in California Superior Court against the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) alleging that the LSAC's website is inaccessible to blind users. To date, the NFB’s press release is dominating the rhetorical landscape — indeed, the one-sided press release is passing for objective...
In “Virtually Accessible,” a short article published in the Spring 2009 issue of Access: The inclusive design journal, Diane Carr reports on protests that erupted in Second Life among deaf and hard-of-hearing users when in 2007 “Second Life’s developers added a feature enabling residents to speak verbally to each other using microphones.” What’s especially interesting about...