- Library of described programs
- Library of accessible educational programs
- FCC regulations
- ADA regulations
- Filing a complaint about captioning quality
- 21st century communications and video accessibility act of 2009
- Open Captioning in movie theaters
- The Smith-Kettlewell Video Description Research and Development Center
- Described and Captioned Media Program Free Lending Library
- Search our FAQ
- How do I turn off closed captions?
Over the last ten years, the amount of programming that's been made accessible through captioning and video description has increased exponentially. However, while the law requires broadcast networks to caption their shows, there are currently no comparable requirements for movie theaters, DVDs, classroom videos, or other public uses of media.
renders audio, including dialog, sound effect, and other relevant information such as speaker identification, tone of voice, and sound effects into unobtrusive text on the display.
Activating and Trouble-shooting Closed Captioning
provides a narration in between the dialog that helps blind and low-vision students understand the visual content. It describes visuals, scene locations, actions, body language and on-screen titles.
Activating and Trouble-shooting Video Description
- Minneapolis, MN
- (CaptionMax World Headquarters)
- 2438 27th Avenue South
- Minneapolis, MN 55406
- Phone: 612.341.3566
- Fax: 612.341.2345
- Burbank, CA
- 441 North Varney
- Burbank, CA 91502
- Phone: 818.295.2500
- Fax: 818.295.2509
- New York, NY
- 15 West 26th Street,
- Suite 912
- New York, NY 10010
- Phone: 212.462.0060
- Fax: 212.462.0061