Add captions to live videos.

Introduction

Users with hearing impairments may rely on captions to enjoy your video content. Adding captions to live videos helps people use your website when you’re streaming live video.

How to Pass

Add captions to live video.

Tips

Include presenter cues and important sound effects as well as dialogue.

Depending on the software you’re using to stream, it may have a built-in auto caption option or you may need to link up some 3rd party captioning software.

This is a difficult and potentially expensive guideline to meet. Broadcasters like the BBC hire professional subtitlers to add captions to live television.

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