Blog: Accessibility is a Many-splendoured Thing
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)
We’re so happy to be making more kids’ content accessible, with captions now available on HEIHEI. Ka mau te pai!
Blog: 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.
Blog: Happy 1st birthday, Able!11 Nov 2014
One year ago today, Able opened for business and began producing captions and audio description from our offices here in the Auckland CBD.
Behind the Scenes of Our Election Coverage9 Sep 2014
A member of Able's election team gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse of captioning the live debates and election coverage.
News: Election coverage to be captioned26 Aug 2014
We’re thrilled to announce we will be captioning all political debates and live election coverage on TV ONE during this year’s election.
Blog: What exactly is Audio Description (AD)?9 Aug 2014
Audio Description (AD) is a relatively new area of service for Able. While captioning has been available in NZ for some 30-odd years, AD only started up in 2011.
News: Sunday political programmes now with captions25 Jul 2014
On Sundays, the Deaf and hard-of-hearing community will now have greater access to political programming, with Q+A and the repeat of The Nation being captioned.
News: The Voice Australia LIVE finale18 Jul 2014
Able is excited to be offering captions for the live grand final of The Voice Australia on TV2 at 9.30pm on Monday 21st July 2014.
Media release: captions for political programmes11 Jul 2014
Captioning to give hard of hearing community greater access to political debate.
News: 2014 FIFA World Cup captions10 Jul 2014
Able is very excited to be offering captions for the live FIFA World Cup final on Monday 14th July, capping off a month of captioning the FIFA World Cup Highlights show, which has aired every day a football match has been played during the tournament.