Blog: Accessibility is a Many-splendoured Thing29 Aug 2019
The quantity of online video content is increasing rapidly, and with growing diversity, there are new roles for subtitles. Along with the Deaf and hard-of-hearing communities, hearing people use captions as an aid to clarity.
News: 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!
News: More Captions Available on TVNZ OnDemand19 Nov 2018
We’re well pleased more captioned content will be available on TVNZ OnDemand from Monday 19 November!
News: Captions Available on New Episodes of Shortland Street on TVNZ OnDemand16 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.
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?
Blog: Captioning Matters9 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.
Blog: NZ On Screen12 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.
News: Wellington Access Radio Interview13 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.
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.
Blog: Why Humans Aren’t Obsolete Just Yet1 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/<insert relevant tech-savvy term here>. Whether you’re a technophile or you’ve seen too much of Westworld or Humans not to be suspicious, there’s no stopping progress.