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Posted by on Oct 11, 2012 in Companies, Entertainment |

Netflix will have all their material with Closed Caption for 2014

Netflix will have all their material with Closed Caption for 2014

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Since 2010 that has been facing a legal battle with advocacy groups for the deaf, who sued the company because their service not all videos have system Closed Caption (CC), a type of subtitles for people with hearing and that is faithfully reproduced with dialogue and ambient sound.

Finally, Netflix announced that it reached an with the trade and he agreed to put subtitles to all videos of their streaming service in 2014, where they plan to have 90% of their videos with closed captioning and for next year (as the company, currently 82% of its material has subtitles).

In the agreement, Neflix agreed that by 2014 all new content will Closed Caption in 30 days to two weeks in 2015 and by 2016, all new content should have its subtitle a week of its release on the website .

Link: Netflix settles suit and will caption all videos by 2014 (SlashGear)

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