Closed captioning (CC) allows deaf and hard of hearing / hearing-impaired people, people learning English as an additional language, people first learning how to read, and others to read a transcript of the audio portion of a video, film, or other presentation. As the video plays, text captions are displayed that transcribe, although not always verbatim, what is said and by whom and indicate other relevant sounds.


A commonly-used symbol indicating that a program or movie is closed-capt ...
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Captions for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Viewers
... Captions are words displayed on a television screen that describe the audio or sound portion of a program. Captions allow viewers who are deaf or hard of hearing to follow the dialogue and the action ...
Source: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders


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