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SXSW Report: The Future of Online Captioning

By Troy Dreier, 3/10/2012,
People visit the South by Southwest Interactive conference for many reasons. Some want to promote the next great social media app, and some want to clue into that app before anyone else. Some come for the parties and swag, while others come to promote causes and concerns. Such was the case for "The Future of Access to Digital Broadcast Video," a first day panel that explained how the government is now mandating captions on much online video, and how publishers are rushing to meet the challenge.