Captions for the Kids (and Kids at Heart)

Captions for the Kids (and Kids at Heart)

24 May 2019

We’re so happy to be making more kids’ content accessible, with captions now available on HEIHEI. Ka mau te pai!
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Helping Hands… or ‘Eyes’, to be Exact

Helping Hands… or ‘Eyes’, to be Exact

9 Apr 2019

In a world where technology can serve as an alternative to physical interaction between people – if not an outright replacement – lots has been said about how our smartphones are making us antisocial and unhealthy. But the Be My Eyes app both harnesses and advances what is, really, the heart of ICT – human connection.
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More Captions Available on TVNZ OnDemand

More Captions Available on TVNZ OnDemand

19 Nov 2018

We’re well pleased more captioned content will be available on TVNZ OnDemand from Monday 19 November!
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News: Captions Available on New Episodes of Shortland Street on TVNZ OnDemand

News: Captions Available on New Episodes of Shortland Street on TVNZ OnDemand

16 Sep 2018

We're super excited to announce that captions will be available on TVNZ OnDemand for new episodes of Shortland Street from Sunday 16 September.
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Blog: Why is Accessibility a Good Investment?

Blog: Why is Accessibility a Good Investment?

28 Aug 2018

Why should businesses, governments, educators, companies and not-for-profits make their content, products or services accessible?
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Blog: Captioning Matters

Blog: Captioning Matters

9 Jul 2018

We were super excited to be featured in the Winter 2018 edition of Hearing Matters, the National Foundation for the Deaf’s magazine. Our chief executive Wendy graced the cover, and she had the opportunity to talk at length about our captioning service.
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Blog: NZ On Screen

Blog: NZ On Screen

12 Jun 2018

You may not know that Able provides captions for some NZ On Screen content. Some of their newly digitised work includes Winners & Losers, which we’re particularly honoured to have been involved in.
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Blog: Adventures of an Actual 100% Real Ninja

Blog: Adventures of an Actual 100% Real Ninja

29 May 2018

Every year, New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) Week comes around, and every time it does, I get a wee pang in the part of me that really wishes I could learn it – like, properly learn it.
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News: Wellington Access Radio Interview

News: Wellington Access Radio Interview

13 Apr 2018

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.
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Blog: Relaying Relay

Blog: Relaying Relay

5 Apr 2018

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?
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