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Breaking Down Barriers with Sermon Captioning Services
A report by the US Department of Health and Human Services states that more than 20% of the American population, which is around 48 million, have hearing loss up to some level. It is not a number to be ignored. The preaching of the Gospel needs to reach them as well.
Closed captioning is everywhere these days. YouTube, Netflix, News Channels are a few of the users of closed captioning services. Churches can also be one of them by providing sermons with closed captions. The closed captions are the text embedded in the video.
There was a time when the closed captions were only for the TV shows, news and entertaining programs. But now, the religious centers such as churches have started taking benefits from the sermon captioning services.
Closed captioning the sermons on your own can save some money for you but will require a lot of effort, time and patience. Opting for the best sermon captioning service online is the right way to do so.
Who Needs Church Sermon Captioning Services?
Closed captioning for sermon content or the bible reading videos is one of the best ways to expand its access to the individuals and spread Gospel messages . The sermon captioning services is needed by many individuals. A few of them are:
Deaf and Hard of Hearing – The population who are either deaf or have hearing impairment rely on closed captions for understanding the bible readings.
Elderly Hearing Loss – Aging affects your ears and hearing power. Closed captioning for church lessons makes things easy for the old aged individuals.
War Veterans – The war veterans returning with a devastated eardrum will need captions to learn and understand the sermons.
Immigrants and Foreign Nationals – Immigrants try to learn English as their second language will get help from sermon captioning services. Non-English speakers are the leading demographic that need closed captions.
Other than these individuals working in noisy environments also prefer closed captions to understand the concept of the video. According to studies, more than 50% of the population prefers listening to videos without turning the sound on. For such individuals’ captions are important to know the context of an online video.
Turning the sermons into the closed captions can be beneficial for your website. Turning the captioned transcripts of your sermon videos and posting them on your website as blogs can make them discoverable. This can also increase the traffic on your website. Moreover, captioning your sermon videos is good from an SEO point of view. It will help your video and website rank higher on the search engine results page.
File Formats We Support for Sermon Captioning Services
We support all the file formats for our sermon captioning services. A few of the formats accepted by us are given below:
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Compliances for Closed Captioning Services
ADA is the Americans with Disabilities Act, which turned into a law in 1990. The organization sets a landmark for the accessibility requirements. When it comes to deaf and hearing-impaired individuals, they want closed captions for all videos, movies, short films, etc. ADA doesn’t address online videos specifically, but the closed captioning requirements are a must for making the online videos accessible by the deaf and hard of hearing population.
FCC is the Federal Communications Commission that takes care of the communication via any media. FCC has made a lot of rules mandatory for online videos. FCC controls –
- The accuracy of the captions
- Quality of captions
- Time synchronization
- Program completeness, and
- Placement of captions
You upload your file through our uploader. It is easy to use. In case if you have your files on some server such as – Dropbox or Google Drive, you can share it with us by sending the link via chat.
We have a wide net of languages and language experts. We support more than 100 languages for sermon captioning services.
You can find many service providers offering this service. But opt for a sermon captioning service that fits your needs perfectly. Vanan Captioning has customized services depending upon the client’s needs.
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