Helping Hands… or ‘Eyes’, to be Exact
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.
More Captions Available on TVNZ OnDemand
We’re well pleased more captioned content will be available on TVNZ OnDemand from Monday 19 November!
News: Able wins international audio description award!12 Jul 2017
The Able team is absolutely delighted to have been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Audio Description Achievement Award-International, awarded by the American Council of the Blind and its Audio Description Project.
Highlights: America’s Cup Victory Parade5 Jul 2017
The America's Cup is ours again! We'll be captioning the victory parade on TVNZ 1 on Thursday at 12.30pm.
News: Prime Rugby: All Blacks vs Lions24 Jun 2017
More sports news! We'll be captioning Prime's delayed coverage of the three All Blacks vs Lions games. Catch the first game on Saturday at 8.30pm!
Highlights: Prime Rugby: All Blacks vs Samoa16 Jun 2017
We'll be captioning Prime's coverage of the All Blacks vs Samoa tonight!
News: America’s Cup16 Jun 2017
Emirates Team New Zealand have beaten Artemis Racing, and free-to-air viewers can now enjoy delayed coverage with captions of the 35th America’s Cup on Prime.
Prime Rocks: NZ Women In Rock16 May 2017
This documentary profiles some of New Zealand’s best known female singer-songwriters.
Blog: Radio New Zealand Interview with a Caption Producer13 Mar 2017
One of our caption producers, Sarah Maiava, has been awarded a Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts internship. In this interview with Radio New Zealand’s Lynn Freeman, Sarah discusses her work as a caption producer at Able.
Highlights: Q+A12 Mar 2017
Featuring news-maker interviews and political discussions, Q+A returns this morning and is sure to impress with its political analysis in this election year. Catch it live with captions at 9am on TVNZ 1.
Highlights: Tammy26 Feb 2017
She hit the road. The road hit back. Screen icon Melissa McCarthy stars in the Sunday night side-splitting comedy, Tammy.
Blog: A day in the life of Able’s Admin Coordinator23 Feb 2017
I love how varied my job is, as no two days are the same!