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Video Translation 101: Higher Accuracy for Broader Reach

By Verbit Editorial

The demand for translation services continues to rise. In the past decade, the industry has doubled in size and is now worth over $56 billion dollars in 2021. There are numerous reasons why, including the globalization of business. Content is being consumed online by international audiences and brands need to provide customer service to  global consumers. As a result, video…
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UK Government’s Culture Recovery Fund for Media & Cinemas

By Danielle Chazen

The UK government has announced a Culture Recovery Fund to help support the reopening and recovery of more than 90 independent cinemas across England. £30m has been set aside for England’s independent cinemas. 92 venues will receive a share of more than £6.5m from the British Film Institute, or BFI, which is distributing funds as part of this support package…
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What ARPA & Higher-Ed Emergency Relief Funds Mean for Schools

By Danielle Chazen

The CARES Act, or Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, was passed by Congress in March 2020. Of the $2.2 trillion allotted to provide quick and much-needed economic aid to the Americans impacted by the pandemic, $14B was given to the Office of Postsecondary Education as the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, or HEERF. In January 2021, The US…
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Closed Captioning Standards for Audio & Video Accessibility

By Verbit Editorial

Providing accessibility to individuals with hearing impairement is critical. It provides independence to individuals, helping them to follow their desired career paths, enjoy activities and participate equally. The rise of accessibility implementation and awareness in the US is driven by both the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as continuous technological breakthroughs. With more technologies to choose from…
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Announcing Verbit’s Annual EduALL Speaker Lineup

By Danielle Chazen

Verbit’s leadership is excited to announce the date for our annual EduALL Virtual Summit: Making Higher Education Work For All Learners for April 22nd from 10am-1:30pm EST. The event will engage technology thought leaders and higher-education professionals focused on crafting courses that work for all students. There will be a special session geared toward K-12 education as well, featuring creative…
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Meeting New Media Market Requirements

By Danielle Chazen

In response to media industry changes and COVID-related needs, more technology is being involved in the media production process to help with remote work. Today's media production companies and professionals are facing delayed shoots and budget constraints, greater expectations for more on-demand content, FCC compliance requirements and audience desires for personalized content. There's also a greater need to reach more…
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Verbit Sponsors Keynote at Learning Disabilities Association of America’s Annual Conference

By Danielle Chazen

Verbit is thrilled to be partnering with the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) to sponsor the keynote session at the LDA 58th Annual International Conference on February 18th. The event, which will be held virtually in 2021, gathers teachers of special education and general education, counselors, social workers, para educators and special education instructional assistants, psychologists, researchers and college…
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Verbit Hosts Media Innovators From PEOPLE, Entertainment Weekly, InStyle and Food & Wine

By Danielle Chazen

Media brands and media producers are tasked with creating and delivering content that informs, entertains and inspires audiences. To do so, media and brand content creators are investing significant resources into the creation of video and audio. However, media and brands are likely missing out on their audience reach. If media professionals aren't making every effort possible to test out…
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Verbit Has Been Exhibiting & Captioning This Week’s UPCEA SOLA+R

By Danielle Chazen

This week, Verbit has been partnering with the University Professional & Continuing Education Association for its SOLA+R 2021 event. Verbit has been exhibiting at the event, but is also powering the live captioning of speaking sessions at SOLA+R, the Summit for Online Leadership and Administration + Roundtable. The event engages key campus leaders to focus on the online enterprise from…
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White House To Offer Accessibility with Sign Language Interpreter

By Danielle Chazen

On the heels of President Biden's decision to reverse the former administration's ban on transgender troops in the military, The White House is further committing to inclusivity and diversity initiatives by providing a sign language interpreter at every press briefing. White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced this week that an American Sign Language interpreter will be present at all press…
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