Netflix now lets TV viewers customize text for subtitles and closed captions

Starting today, Netflix is giving TV users the option to customize the size and style of subtitles and closed captions. This update gives subscribers the ability to choose from three sizes — sma

Netflix continues accessibility push with badges for audio and subtitle descriptions

Netflix is expanding its audio descriptions, subtitles and dubbing in dozens of languages, doubling down on an effort that has been both helpful and successful. Shows will now also feature badges so t

Deepdub raises $20M for AI-powered dubbing that uses actors’ original voices

Netflix’s Korean drama “Squid Game” was one of the most-watched dubbed series of all time, proving the massive potential for foreign-language programming to become a hit in overseas

Solving entertainment’s globalization problem with AI and ML

Fully autonomous translation solutions are some ways off, but that doesn’t mean AI/ML cannot reduce the workload today. It can.

TikTok adds auto captions to make videos accessible to hard of hearing and deaf

TikTok this morning announced the launch of a new feature designed to make its app accessible to people who are hard of hearing or deaf. The company is today debuting auto captions — a feature t

To appeal to hard-of-hearing, Ubisoft will add subtitles to its games

Well then, kudos to Ubisoft. The French publisher will now add subtitles to all of its internally developed in order to make them more accessible to the hearing impaired. Games like Far Cry 2 and Prin

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Subtitling Glasses Put the Text Where It Belongs

I prefer watching imported movies in their native language with subtitles. It would suck to give a passionate performance only to have some hack voice actor dubbed over your lines, don’t you thi