Definitions[edit | edit source]

Closed captioning is

[a] service for persons with hearing disabilities that translates television program dialog into written words on the television screen.[1]
[t]he display of text coinciding with the audio portion of a television broadcast that allows persons with hearing disabilities to have access to these broadcasts.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. FCC, Glossary of Telecommunications Terms (full-text).
  2. FEMA Glossary (full-text).
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