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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A technology that adds text captions to a video that describes speech and sound. Usually used to assist the hearing-impaired.


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  • It's all done by applying the close-captioning process familiar to TV viewers.

    Closed captioning for radio

  • Google Video was first launched in 2005 as a search service for television content because TV close-captioning made search possible and user-generated video had yet to take off.

    The 2008 Founders' Letter

  • We had to call the engineer to get the close-captioning lettering off the TV screen and fix our air-conditioning unit, which we couldn't adjust.

    From Santa Monica, Presidentially Yours

  • Good quality slides and video, with close-captioning.

    A Step Up for Bipolar Disorders

  • The Bush Dept of Education stops close-captioning funding to a number of "inappropriate" shows, including Scooby-Doo, Law & Order, Bewtiched, and a host of others.

    February 12th, 2004

  • It happened to me Sunday at the gym as I gazed at the close-captioning on the screen above me, which was tuned into PBS, which was running a older documentary titled News

  • While doing cardio at the gym today, pretty intensely so I couldn't follow the close-captioning as closely as I would have liked, I saw a CNN segment on unrepentant terrorist William Ayers whom the "news" network identified as a '60s radical.


  • I had to look up to the television monitors to read the close-captioning.


  • Yes, at that time, the way the search knew what the searcher was requesting was based on close-captioning, but there’s no reason to think that this can’t be more advanced.

    Did Murdoch just KO Google?

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