Presentation at Accessing Higher Ground (AHEAD) 2012

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Presentation at Accessing Higher Ground (AHEAD) 2012

The first part of the presentation covers the basics of captioning for accessible online video, including captioning background, terminology, and applicable accessibility laws, as well as best practices around creating captions, the use of different captions formats, video player compatibility, impact of HTML5 and mobile devices on captioning, workflow options, and integrated captioning with lecture capture systems and video platforms.

The second part of the presentation demonstrates the latest interactive web technologies that make video searchable, more navigable and engaging.

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Tole Khesin
3Play Media

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Presentation at Accessing Higher Ground (AHEAD) 2012

  1. 1. Quick Start to Captioning Accessing Higher Ground November 15, 2012
  2. 2. Agenda Captioning basics Process Accessibility legislation Value propositions Beyond captions Demos Open discussion
  3. 3. What Are Captions? • Captions are text that is time-synchronized with the media • Captions convey all spoken content as well as relevant sound effects • Originated in the early 1980s from an FCC mandate for broadcast TV
  4. 4. What Are Captions? Terminology • Captioning vs. Transcription
  5. 5. What Are Captions? Terminology • Captioning vs. Transcription • Captioning vs. Subtitling
  6. 6. What Are Captions? Terminology • Captioning vs. Transcription • Captioning vs. Subtitling • Closed Captioning vs. Open Captioning
  7. 7. What Are Captions? Terminology • Captioning vs. Transcription • Captioning vs. Subtitling • Closed Captioning vs. Open Captioning • Post Production vs. Real-Time
  8. 8. How Are Captions Used?
  9. 9. Accessibility Laws Section 508 “All training and informational video and multimedia productions must contain captions …” Section 504 “No individual, solely by reason of her or his disability…be denied the benefits of any program, service, or activity…”
  10. 10. Accessibility Laws Section 508 “All training and informational video and multimedia productions must contain captions …” Section 504 “No individual, solely by reason of her or his disability…be denied the benefits of any program, service, or activity…” 21st Century Communications & Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) “Closed captioning on video programming delivered using internet protocol….”
  11. 11. Accessibility Laws CVAA Phase-In Timeline Sept 30, 2012: All prerecorded programming that is not edited for Internet distribution Mar 30, 2013: Live & near-live programming originally broadcast on television. Sep 30, 2013 : Prerecorded programming that is edited for Internet distribution. Mar 30, 2014: Archival programming
  12. 12. Value Propositions • Accessible for deaf and hard of hearing • For ESL viewers • Flexibility to view anywhere, such as noisy environments or offices • Search • Reusability • Navigation, better UX • SEO/discoverability • Used as source for translation
  13. 13. Captioning Process 1. Upload 2. Download 3. Publish
  14. 14. Step 1. Upload Media Files
  15. 15. Step 2. Download Captions File
  16. 16. Step 3. Publish Captions
  17. 17. Captions Formats Common Caption Formats SRT YouTube and other web players DFXP Flash players SCC iPods, iTunes, DVD encoding SAMI Windows Media QT QuickTime STL DVD Studio Pro CPT.XML Captionate SBV YouTube RT Real Media WebVTT Emerging HTML5 Custom XML Custom formats Custom Text Custom formats Emerging standards for HTML5 SRT Example
  18. 18. Simplifying the Workflow Video Player / Platform Integrations
  19. 19. Captions Plugin • Works with most video players • SEO boost • Searchable • Free • Supports multiple languages • Customizable
  20. 20. Beyond Captions
  21. 21. Demos • Implementations of captions + transcripts • Examples of automated captioning workflows • Searchable, interactive video libraries
  22. 22. Questions Tole Khesin 3Play Media tole@3playmedia.com Ph: (415) 298-1206 Video Tutorials, FAQs, Webinars, How-To Guides http://www.3playmedia.com/how-itworks/overview/ Support http://support.3playmedia.com

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