While closed captioning began as a way for the deaf and hard of hearing to understand the audio portion of TV shows, its use has now become quite pervasive.
Educational lectures have been moving online for many reasons. The most obvious is the Covid-19 pandemic, which forced learning out of classrooms and into the home to keep students safe. There’s also the “flipping the classroom” trend to make online lectures available to students prior to scheduled lessons, and then use class time to hone their understanding through face-to-face instruction or group activities.
Known as stations “to the left of the dial”, Non-Commercial Educational (NCE) radio stations operate on FM frequencies from 88.1MHz to 91.9MHz, which the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) reserves for educational purposes.
While community media stations typically operate on tight operating budgets, the reality is that, in order to attract and interest viewers, they must deliver broadcast-quality video programs that meet the expectations of today’s sophisticated media consumer. With its ClipFire TV Channel-in-a-Box, ENCO offers community media an integrated solution that supports their local news and public affairs mission by enabling broadcast-quality video capabilities.
As corporate video proliferates, so too does the need for open and/or closed captioning that displays on-screen text of dialogue as it’s spoken in the video.
Make videos more accessible to deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers while facilitating faster searches of pre-recorded lectures in a media library by captioning all your video content.
As an intuitive production tool, ClipFire lets teachers unleash their creativity as they transform their classroom lectures for delivery in the virtualized realm.