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DeafDigest – 17 July 2018

DeafDigest Mid-Week edition – July 17, 2018

 

— low cost or high cost captioning devices

For theaters, the cost of closed captioning devices
range from $400 to $7,500. The $400.00 cost is cheap,
affordable by many movie theaters – but it comes with
a big risk. Angry deaf patrons will be upset at poor
quality of these cheap devices. A picture is at:

http://deafdigest.com/these-captioning-bloopers/

 

— one of 51 most amazing museums

Edsmart is an organization that promotes the
best in what American universities have to
offer. It ranked Gallaudet’s museum as
one of the 51 Most Astounding University
Museums. This is the biggest honor that any
university museum could ever hope to achieve.

 

— gaming developers don’t help the deaf

Many deaf people love to play video games with their
computers. Many of these games are not well-
captioned. An advisor with these video games
said “Developers often fail their deaf players”
and said the reason is that they feel
captioning is too complicated for them to develop.

 

Deaf jobs – latest update
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Barry’s collections of past articles (with today’s update)
— the W letter challenge
http://deafdigest.com/collections/barrys-collections/

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