Latest Rear Window Captioning System Stories

2008-09-08 12:00:24

DEAF and hard of hearing people can rediscover the joys of watching a live performance at an open day at the King's Theatre. The Federation of Scottish Theatre and Artlink is inviting people to find out more about captioning in theatres on Saturday, October 4. Similar to TV subtitles, this provides people with hearing loss access to live performance. Audiences can follow the plot via live captions on a laptop computer. It is also useful for spectators whose first language is not...

2006-02-15 01:10:13

By Chris Marlowe LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Subtitles are an essential part of the story in the independent film "Universal Signs." Rather than merely translate what the actors are saying, they give viewers an intimate window into a unique subculture by using the latest captioning technology. Producer Catherine Miller says the movie is about a man whose life is nearly destroyed by a tragedy for which he feels responsible -- because his deafness meant he could not hear the...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.