Put that wanderlust gene variant to good use. When you’re on the train or plane and get bored – grab some Amplifying Voices videos and subtitle them in the languages you speak. Also, tell your friends. When you’re trying to decide which cause you want to support, do it by making sure the message gets out to as many people as possible out there.
There are more subtitling tools for video content creators to use now than ever. And some of these tools do work for you, which can be great. Automatic captioning tools can be a great start for people trying to optimize their content to reach wider audiences. The struggle that a lot of creators face is … Continue reading Using Automatic Captions Responsibly
February 21st is International Mother Language Day! This day marks the anniversary of when the people of Bangladesh (then East Pakistan) protested for the recognition of their mother Language, Bangla. For over 20 years, it has been a worldwide celebration promoting multilingualism and language preservation. International Mother Language Day is also an opportunity to acknowledge the … Continue reading International Mother Language Day 2022
The simple answer is that closed captions can be turned off and open captions cannot be turned off on a video. What you'll find in this blog post: Definition of Open vs. Closed CaptionsSimilarities Between Open and Closed CaptionsPros and Cons: Open CaptionsPros and Cons: Closed CaptionsIs it Possible to Use Both? What do open … Continue reading Comparing Open Captions and Closed Captions
Video captioning and subtitling are essential not only for media companies but also for any business that wants to use video as a communication medium. As your businesses start to produce more and more videos, it's critical for an organization to consider using a video captioning service to outsource your video captioning efforts. But how … Continue reading How to Choose Video Closed Captioning & Subtitling Service-Easy 6 Steps Guide
People all around the world need access to online video through subtitles. Linguists of many skill levels are needed to create a more accessible media ecosystem.
At Amara, our mission is to create access to online video content. There is a lot of content out there, but access to that content is not a given. Captions and translated subtitles for online video create access for many people who can not hear or understand the language of the video. Why is video … Continue reading Global Accessibility Awareness Day