It has been announced recently by Viki, the global TV site powered by fans of their global campaign ‘Billion Words March’ to champion for complete and accurate closed captions across online TV shows and movies.
Viki has partnered up with Marlee, Oscar winner and Emmy-nominated actress who is a long-standing advocate for closed captioning. They both will work to improve close captioning and increase the accessibility for online viewers in all countries and languages.
“It’s not just a few people who need this. We’re talking about hundreds of millions of people around the world who are deaf, hard of hearing but who deserve access to entertainment, no matter what language they speak.” – Marlee Matlin
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