Will the Paralympics TV coverage have captions?

The New Zealand Olympic team delivered amazing results in Rio. (http://www.captionitnz.co.nz/thank-you-for-captioning-rio-2016-summer-olympics-able/ ). Many New Zealanders are keen to follow our Paralympians too. The Games start on September 7 till 18 September. We wish the NZ Paralympic team every success in Rio. The daily hour long highlights show, will have captioning (TVOne, 9.30pm http://tvnz.co.nz/tvnz-corporate-comms/ready-rio-most-extensive-free-air-broadcast-coverage-paralympic-games-its-way-6461268). TVNZ will broadcast more than 180 hours of Paralympic sport. The majority will be shown on TVNZ’s.

Thank you for captioning Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Able

Wow, what an amazing Olympics New Zealand has had. 18 medals for New Zealand and free to air TV coverage with captioning! The New Zealand Captioning Working Group would like to thank the team at Able who have worked so hard to bring the caption access to our TV screens. New equipment funded by The National Foundation for the Deaf was installed at Able to enable near live captions for.

I think that it is great that the Rio Olympic Games has captioning because….

This means that thousands of Deaf & hard of hearing people will be able to enjoy the games and be able to watch like every hearing person. When I found out that there was going to be captioning at the games I got very excited. I will be able to watch the Olympics with my family and my school friends. I need to make a lot of cupcakes to help.

New Zealand: Introducing Live TV Captioning of Rio2016 on Prime TV

Are you getting excited about one of the greatest sporting events on earth? Recently TVNZ OneNews ran a story about new captioning technology that will help make the Olympic Games TV coverage in New Zealand more accessible for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing. You can watch the video here (captioned). or read a summary here. Want to know more? Q – When will the details of what will be.

We’re Excited about the Potential for Live TV Captioning of Rio2016…

“Just the matter of a few $$$$ to raise….” New Zealand is a great sporting nation and the hype is building for the Rio Olympics. We’re getting pretty excited about the potential for captioned TV coverage too! The Captioning Working Group have launched a $200,000 NZD fundraising campaign to pay for live captioning on some of the free-to-air Prime TV coverage. Able, NZ’s not-for-profit captioning provider, will be providing live.

New Zealand – We Need Your Help! Press Release 18 May 2016.

The National Foundation for the Deaf underwriting $200,000 to enable broadcast captioning of the Rio Olympics Text GOLD to 4847 to help by donating $3.00 The National Foundation for the Deaf has underwritten $200,000 to enable live broadcast captioning of the Rio Olympics in August 2016. Live broadcast captions are similar to subtitles that you see on a foreign film but they are in the same language as the spoken.