Closed Captioning mandate spurs business for vendors

Broadcasters and video distributors are finding new ways to leverage financial and operational benefits of supporting those with hearing disabilities.

New York—With the government mandate for adding closed captions to all video content, whether delivered on television or online now past, TV stations and video distributors have been working hard to comply. The rules apply to both HD and SD TV shows, films, commercials, live news broadcasts, and Video on Demand (VOD) libraries. Failure to comply with the new captioning regulates may result in fines, penalties, and/or rejection of a show by a broadcast facility or MPVD operator.



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