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The Importance of Accessibility in the Workplace

By Danielle Chazen

You’re not likely to encounter a workplace without a ramp or elevator these days. More workplaces are now extending the accessibility measures they put in place for those with visual disabilities to meet additional needs, such as employees who are deaf, hard of hearing, who have learning disabilities and others. A workplace which promotes a fully inclusive environment primes all…
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Closed Captioning Best Practices & Subtitle Guidelines

By Danielle Chazen

Closed captions and subtitles are being used by many individuals in a variety of use cases outside of those they were initially designed for. Technology and artificial intelligence have greatly improved their accuracy, as well as their ability to be generated live at rapid speed. As the technology and use cases evolve and expand, more questions continue to arise on…
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A to Zoom: Acing Online Learning Webinar

By Danielle Chazen

A significant number of online learning experiences are now happening via Zoom. With more time and experience utilizing the platform, educators have identified challenges and are benefiting from best practices which have been uncovered in the process. As a result, Verbit is investing more in its integrations with Zoom and additional web conferencing platforms. We're therefore hosting a webinar to…
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‘Live Room by Verbit’ Interactive Application Unveiled for Zoom Desktop Users

By Danielle Chazen

Verbit has released a new desktop application, Live Room by Verbit, which provides live, interactive transcripts and captions within Zoom web conferencing. The application supports companies and universities, helping them to ensure their online meetings, courses and events are delivered effectively to both comply with legal requirements and meet the needs of all remote participants. “Following the massive growth in…
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Zoom Breakout Sessions with Unique Verbit Functionality

By Danielle Chazen

As more professionals turn to Zoom to enable their virtual meetings, conferences, training sessions and lectures, they’re becoming more well-versed in the platform and its capabilities. From virtual backgrounds to the ability to add closed captions, Zoom allows for a variety of functions and customization that are benefitting its users. To help those making the transition to remote work and…
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How Does Artificial Intelligence Fit into the Transcription Process?

By Danielle Chazen

Artificial Intelligence and its accompanying technologies have transformed countless manual tasks into automated ones. AI is helping businesses and professionals save much needed time, resources and budgets. AI is now being used to fuel the transcription process. Transcripts were formerly thought of as materials delivered to media outlets after important speeches or to legal professionals in courtroom settings. While these…
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Video Conferencing in Education: Addition, Alternative or Future of Education

By Danielle Chazen

Technology has greatly disrupted traditional education and learning methods. The industry only continues to evolve as more tools to fuel student engagement become available. There has been a substantial increase in implementing online tools and digital media to modernize education and drive the engagement of students. Video and the need to facilitate distance learning is one of the biggest drivers…
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Benefits of Video Conferencing in Business

By Danielle Chazen

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly driven enterprise leaders to rethink the way they operate their businesses. In order to conduct business without disruption, professionals have turned to video conferencing to stay connected with their colleagues and customers. With the need to social distance and work remotely, video conferencing provides a more personalized approach. It serves as the closest alternative to…
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EduALL Event Attracts 800 Higher Education Professionals

By Danielle Chazen

More than 800 higher education professionals registered to join Verbit’s inaugural virtual summit, EduALL: Making Higher Education Work for All Learners, last week on April 1st. The event was attended by individuals serving in diverse leadership roles at institutions, including deans, professors, instructional designers, accessibility and disability directors, learning technology and IT professionals, consultants and online learning experts. EduALL aimed…
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