Verizon FiOS Breaks Closed Captioning, Blames Customer

Verizon FiOS Breaks Closed Captioning, Blames Customer

The growth of streaming video isn’t a net positive for everyone: it can be a real problem for people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing and depend on captions to understand television content. Rosalie thought that she could at least depend on the regular TV programming that comes into her house through a Verizon FiOS box to have legally mandated captions, but not so fast. [More]

Netflix Will Subtitle 80 Percent Of Streaming Videos By End Of Year

Netflix Will Subtitle 80 Percent Of Streaming Videos By End Of Year

Netflix has been working on adding subtitles to streaming content for a while, and has made significant headway since last year. [More]

Netflix Rolls Out Some Captions For Streaming Video

Netflix Rolls Out Some Captions For Streaming Video

Netflix streaming is great. If you’re like me and most of your Netflix queue consists of TV series and independent movies, it’s the best deal in entertainment. One of its major flaws, though, is that video streams lack captions or closed-captioning. Netflix is starting to fix this problem…but only for a limited number of videos and only for users who stream on their Mac or Windows PCs. [More]