News: Wellington Access Radio Interview
Check out the latest edition of Access Radio’s No Labels podcast to hear our chief executive Wendy talking about Able’s captioning and audio description services. Host Thomas Bryan asks Wendy about accessible technology, online TV platforms, plus a couple of her favourite songs.
Blog: Relaying Relay
When it’s wet and miserable outside, I like to gaze wistfully out the window, watch the raindrops race each other to get to the bottom, and mull over life’s great mysteries – you know, like when the lights go out, where is it to? If a book about failures doesn’t sell, is it a success, then? Why isn’t there another word for ‘synonym’? How does a Deaf person use the phone?
News: Captioning the Commonwealth Games 201826 Mar 2018
The Commonwealth Games are nearly here! We are pleased to let you know captions will be available on TVNZ 1 from 9am daily until the conclusion of primetime coverage hosted by Toni Street. Read more
Blog: Why Humans Aren’t Obsolete Just Yet01 Feb 2018
Living in the world as it is today, it takes a good mental workout to think of something that can’t be done by technology/automation/robots/
Blog: What’s Around the Corner?11 Jan 2018
Happy New Year! As Kiwis pack up their tents and chillybins, put the cover back on the barbie and get back into work mode, let’s take a peek around the corner at what’s in store for media accessibility in 2018. Read more
Blog: Captioning Police Ten 7 to help catch ‘gutless thieving scumbags’13 Dec 2017
Police Ten 7 is celebrating 15 years on our screens, and for fans of the series, it’s appointment viewing to revel in the misfortunes of brainless criminals and laugh at foolish drunken antics, some of which elicit unforgettable dry responses from police officers dealing with the troublemakers. Read more
Blog: Music to your eyes01 Dec 2017
I once had a gig as a content editor for a local music rag. It was a lot of writing (obviously), but also a lot of very interesting interviews with musicians. One of the more memorable chats was with the former drummer of a world-class rock band. He was about to release a solo album (the following day, in fact) and wasn’t happy with its marketing campaign. Read more