How Captions and Transcripts Can Make You a Workplace Accessibility Champion

Posted by admin on Jun 6, 2019 2:34:39 PM

 The workplace, for many of us, is a sacred place. A place of challenge, triumph and defeat. We spend most of our time there - working and mingling with our colleagues, discussing weekend events and the latest TV series. However, many workplaces have a dark secret: they are not accessible to everyone. Employees with disability are often left behind either due to bias or a lack of accessibility awareness. This is typically unintentional, but accessibility initiatives are trying to undo this injustice and make the workplace accessible for all employees.

 

Being a workplace accessibility champion is a pivotal role in any company or organisation. It involves seeking out inaccessibility and resolving it. Here, we will get you started on your journey as a champion of workplace access through two services: captions and transcripts.

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Topics: captions, Accessibility, Closed Captions, transcripts, Work, workplace

Adding Captions & Transcripts to YouTube Videos

Posted by admin on May 3, 2019 3:04:25 PM

So you've made a video and you want the whole world to see it. But how do you make it accessible? It's time to add captions. Captions are a text version of the dialogue and sounds in a video and are displayed on screen in time with the soundtrack. Something as simple as text at the bottom of the screen can make a whole world of difference for many people and make your video more watchable.

 

But how do you upload captions to your video? This guide will take you step by step through your YouTube interface so that you can add your very own Scribblr.ai captions and transcripts!

 

For this guide to work you will need a YouTube account as well as your Scribblr.ai caption file. Once you have an account and a caption file, you're set to make your videos accessible to everyone.

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Topics: captions, Captions Matter, transcription, Closed Captions, SEO, transcripts, YouTube, transcript, Content

Do You Really Need Captions and Transcriptions?

Posted by admin on Mar 1, 2019 10:50:21 AM

In a word. Yes.

With globalization and the resulting 24/7 nature of business and information flow, there is increasing pressure to make your content available to any consumer, in any location, at any given moment.

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Topics: captions, transcription, Accessibility, Closed Captions, open captions, technology, Web Accessibility, transcript, optimization