In case you have not noticed, video captions are now seen everywhere.
- Public viewing areas such as sports bars, bus terminals, train stations, movie theaters, etc.
- Education environment such as K~12, community colleges, universities classrooms and on-line learning courses.
- People who use English as a second language.
There are practical reasons. Put simply, captioned videos reach more people, wins much higher viewership.
- People who are hard of hearing or deaf.
And there are legal reasons. Put simply, video captions are now required by law.
To learn more about captions, please click on this link.