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Students with disabilities now can take same online standardized test as peers, thanks to NCAM/NWEA partnership 
June 6, 2016

NCAM/NWEA partnership: Students with disabilities now can take same online standardized test as peers.

WGBH Receives $70,000 from Attorney General to Develop Innovative Captioning Tool 
May 5, 2016

WGBH Receives $70,000 from Attorney General to Develop Innovative Captioning Tool Software Will Increase Number Of Accessible Videos For People Who Are Deaf, Hard Of Hearing

NASA Awards $10 Million Grant for WGBH STEM Partnership 
May 5, 2016

NASA Awards $10 Million Grant for WGBH STEM Partnership - NCAM to consult on the project’s approach to accessible educational materials.

Technical Emmy Award 
January 1, 2016

NCAM is part of the team who won an Emmy Award for “Standardization and Pioneering Development of Non-Live Broadband Captioning.”

CADET launch 
November 11, 2015

NCAM has launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to raise money to build CADET, caption-authoring software which will enable anyone to easily and affordably produce high-quality caption files that are compatible with any media player on any Web browser, and which can be readily uploaded to social media outlets.

Item Writer Guidelines for Greater Accessibility 
February 2, 2015

NCAM is excited to announce the publication of our new Item Writer Guidelines for Greater Accessibility.

Comcast Holiday Spectacular 
November 11, 2014

"The Comcast Holiday Spectacular" will be accessible to visitors with hearing and vision impairments through assistive technology.

Health IT Access News 
February 2, 2014

NCAM Launches Resources for Accessible Health IT

Accessible Image Sample Book 
February 2, 2014

DIAGRAM center publishes The Accessible Image Sample Book, a free online resource for creating accessible versions of digital images.

NCAM creates prototypes of accessible embedded multimedia using HTML5 and Javascript 
March 3, 2013

NCAM creates prototypes of accessible embedded multimedia using HTML5 and Javascript

NCAM mourns the passing of Rhonda (Ronny) Zinner 
March 3, 2013

NCAM mourns the passing of Rhonda (Ronny) Zinner, President of The Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family Foundation

NCAM receives FCC Chairman's Award 
December 12, 2012

NCAM receives FCC Chairman's Award

NCAM Publishes New Digital Book, "Creating Accessible iBooks Textbooks with iBooks Author" 
November 11, 2012

NCAM Publishes New Digital Book, Creating Accessible iBooks Textbooks with iBooks Author

DIAGRAM Center Offers Training on Digital Accessible Math Images 
June 6, 2012

DIAGRAM Center Offers Training on Digital Accessible Math Images

Accessibility Review of Transit-Related Applications now available 
May 5, 2012

Accessibility Review of Transit-Related Applications now available.

Using HTML5 and Javascript to Deliver Text-Based Audio Descriptions 
February 2, 2012

NCAM and IBM-Research Tokyo partner to demonstrate text-to-speech delivery of audio descriptions.

Caption Accuracy Metrics Project Releases Report on Research into Automated Error Ranking 
January 1, 2012

Caption Accuracy Metrics Project Releases Report on Research into Automated Error Ranking

NCAM creates summary of FCC's Internet Protocol Captioning Rules 
January 1, 2012

NCAM creates summary of FCC's Internet Protocol Captioning Rules

Media Access Mobile 
November 11, 2011

NCAM Announces "Media Access Mobile"

WGBH/NCAM awarded "Access to Personal Health Records" grant 
October 10, 2011

WGBH/NCAM awarded "Access to Personal Health Records" grant

FCC Chairman Names WGBH Media Access Veteran to Top Committee Post 
January 1, 2011

FCC Chairman Names WGBH Media Access Veteran to Top Committee Post

Technology for Blind Users to be Featured on ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition on Sunday, December 5 (8-9pm, EST) 
December 12, 2010

Technology for Blind Users to be Featured on ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" on Sunday, December 5 (8-9pm, EST)

WGBH Works with Nuance Communications, Inc. on Effort to Improve the Quality of Real Time Captioning 
November 11, 2010

WGBH Works with Nuance Communications, Inc. on Effort to Improve the Quality of Real Time Captioning

Press "5" to Hear More of Toy Story 3: WGBH Brings Accessible Toy Story 3 DVD to Blind Audiences 
November 11, 2010

WGBH Brings Toy Story 3 Accessible DVD to Blind Audiences

WGBH Lauds Passage of Communications Accessibility Act 
September 9, 2010

WGBH Lauds Passage of Communications Accessibility Act

Media Access Group Wins Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts LEAD Award 
August 8, 2010

WGBH's Media Access Group Wins Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts LEAD Award

U.S. Department of Education Award Establishes Center for Research and Development of Methods and Tools to Make Non-Text Content Accessible 
July 7, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Award Establishes Center for Research and Development of Methods and Tools to Make Non-Text Content Accessible

Disney Unveils New Outdoor Description for Parks Produced by WGBH 
June 6, 2010

Disney Unveils New Outdoor Description for Parks Produced by WGBH

Described Movies - New Resources from WGBH 
April 4, 2010

Described Movies - New Resources from WGBH

Real Time Captioned News - See Errors? 
April 4, 2010

Real Time Captioned News - See Errors?

NCAM and Research in Motion Enable Closed-Captioning Support for BlackBerry® Smartphones 
March 3, 2010

NCAM and Research in Motion Enable Closed-Captioning Support for BlackBerry® Smartphones

NCAM Workshops at 2010 CSUN Conference 
March 3, 2010

NCAM Workshops at 2010 CSUN Conference

NCAM Supports Goals of the FCC's National Broadband Plan 
March 3, 2010

NCAM Supports Goals of the FCC's National Broadband Plan

Recruiting Now - Survey on Synthesized Speech and Audio Description 
February 2, 2010

Recruiting Now for a Survey on Synthesized Speech and Audio Description

Disney·Pixar's "Up" now Available with Descriptive Video Service® on DVD, Blu-ray and iTunes 
November 11, 2009

Disney-Pixar's "Up" Released with Descriptive Video Service® on Blu-ray, DVD and iTunes

NCAM and Apple Publish "Creating Accessible iTunes Content" 
November 11, 2009

NCAM and Apple Publish "Creating Accessible iTunes U Content"

NCAM Publishes Guidelines for Describing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Images 
September 9, 2009

NCAM Publishes Guidelines for Describing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Images

WGBH/Boston Collaborates with The Hall At Patriot Place Presented By Raytheon to Enhance Museum Access for All Patrons 
January 1, 2009

WGBH Helps The Hall at Patriot Place Score an Access Touchdown

Media Access Group at WGBH to Provide Closed Captioning and Live Description for PBS's Inaugural Coverage 
January 1, 2009

2009 Presidential Inaugural Captioned and Described Live on PBS

Rear Window® Captioning Makes Digital Cinema Debut 
December 12, 2008

Omaha Grandmother Takes Accessible Movies into the Future with Bedtime Stories

Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Users Vote "Yes" on New Radio Technology During Live Captioned Broadcast of Presidential Election 
November 11, 2008

WGBH's Media Access Group Provides Technology and Hosts Private Demonstration

Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who! To Arrive in Select Theaters with Captions and Audio Descriptions for Movie Fans of All Ages 
March 3, 2008

Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who Arrives in Select Theaters with Captions and Audio Descriptions for Movie Fans of All Ages

AOL, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo! Unite to Advance Online Media Captioning 
October 10, 2007

A Unique Cross Industry Effort to Further Availability of Captioning Online

WGBH Receives $600,000 Grant to Develop Solutions for Captioning Handheld Media for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Citizens 
August 8, 2007

WGBH Receives Grant to Develop Captioning Solutions for Mobile Media Devices

WGBH Access Division Creates "CC for Flash" to Simplify Captioning for Adobe Flash Technology 
March 3, 2007

With "CC for Flash" NCAM Simplifies Captioning for Adobe Flash Technology

WGBH to Receive $1 Million from the Carl and Ruth Shapiro Family Foundation 
December 12, 2006

WGBH's Media Access Efforts Attract Major Gift

NPR and NCAM Partner to Create Accessible Radio Technology 
October 10, 2006

NPR and WGBH's National Center for Accessible Media Partner to Research and Create Services for Accessible Radio Technology

MoPix® System Wins da Vinci Award 
September 9, 2006

MoPix® Wins da Vinci Award

AOL and WGBH Collaborate on Captions for Online Video 
July 7, 2006

AOL and WGBH Collaborate on Captions for Online Video

Guidelines for Creating Accessible Digital Materials Published by WGBH/NCAM 
July 7, 2006

Guidelines for Creating Accessible Digital Materials Published by WGBH/NCAM

A&E Network's Touch the Top of the World to be Accessible to Viewers who are Blind or Visually Impaired 
June 6, 2006

A&E Network's Touch the Top of the World to be Accessible to Viewers who are Blind or Visually Impaired

Access to In-Flight Entertainment and Information for Passengers with Disabilities Focus of Latest WGBH/NCAM R&D Effort 
April 4, 2006

Access to In-Flight Entertainment and Information for Passengers with Disabilities Focus of Latest WGBH/NCAM R&D Effort

WGBH and Shapiro Family Foundation Collaborate on Community Workshops Exploring Accessible Media Technology 
October 10, 2005

WGBH and Shapiro Family Foundation Collaborate on Community Workshops Exploring Accessible Media Technology

Access Alerts: Making Emergency Information Accessible to People with Disabilities 
September 9, 2005

Access Alerts: Making Emergency Information Accessible to People with Disabilities

WGBH and Stevie Wonder Create Groundbreaking Music Video Described for Visually Impaired Listeners 
May 5, 2005

WGBH and Stevie Wonder Create Groundbreaking Music Video Described for Visually Impaired Listeners

Media Access Group Provides Live Described Coverage of Inauguration 2005 on PBS 
January 1, 2005

Live Described Coverage of Inauguration 2005 on PBS

WGBH's Rear Window® Captioning to be Installed in 12 D.C.-area Theaters 
May 5, 2004

WGBH's Rear Window® Captioning to be Installed in 12 D.C.-area Theaters

NCAM Shows Latest DTV Access Advances at NAB2004 
April 4, 2004

NCAM Shows Latest DTV Access Advances at NAB2004

WGBH's National Center for Accessible Media Publishes "A Developers Guide to Creating Talking Menus for Set-top Boxes and DVDs" 
August 8, 2003

WGBH's National Center for Accessible Media Publishes "A Developers Guide to Creating Talking Menus for Set-top Boxes and DVDs"

America Online Makes Finding "MoPix" Movies a Click Away 
June 6, 2003

America Online Makes Finding "MoPix" Movies a Click Away

IMS Releases Draft Specification to Improve Accessibility of Online Learning 
April 4, 2003

IMS Releases Draft Specification to Improve Accessibility of Online Learning

MAGpie 2.01 Released 
March 3, 2003

MAGpie 2.01 Released

WGBH's National Center for Accessible Media Publishes Updated and Expanded Guidelines for Making Software and Web Sites Accessible 
February 2, 2003

WGBH's National Center for Accessible Media Publishes Updated and Expanded Guidelines for Making Software and Web Sites Accessible

Join PBS's ARTHUR® on a Communication Adventure 
November 11, 2002

Join PBS's ARTHUR® on a Communication Adventure

Zenith/WGBH Demonstrate HDTV with Closed Captioning 
July 7, 2002

Zenith/WGBH Demonstrate HDTV with Closed Captioning

Media Access Group at WGBH Publishes New MAG Guides — Latest in Series of Consumer Information Brochures 
July 7, 2002

Media Access Group at WGBH Publishes New MAG Guides — Latest in Series of Consumer Information Brochures

Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Released with Access Features for Deaf and Blind Fans 
May 5, 2002

Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones Released with Access Features for Deaf and Blind Fans

Media Access Group at WGBH Publishes Informational Brochure on Video Description 
May 5, 2002

Media Access Group at WGBH Publishes Informational Brochure on Video Description

MAGpie 2.0 - Free, Do-It-Yourself Access Authoring Tool for Digital Multimedia Released by WGBH 
May 5, 2002

MAGpie 2.0 - Free, Do-It-Yourself Access Authoring Tool for Digital Multimedia Released by WGBH

FOX Introduces Descriptive Narration on Five Series 
March 3, 2002

FOX Introduces Descriptive Narration on Five Series

Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind Latest Fully Accessible DVD 
March 3, 2002

Marcus Garvey: Look for Me in the Whirlwind Latest Fully Accessible DVD

Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace Airs on FOX with Captions and Descriptions 
November 11, 2001

Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace Airs on FOX with Captions and Descriptions

Universal Studios Home Video Releases Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas™ on a Fully Accessible DVD 
November 11, 2001

Universal Studios Home Video Releases Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas™ on a Fully Accessible DVD

Harry Potter Comes to Life for Deaf and Blind Fans 
November 11, 2001

Harry Potter Comes to Life for Deaf and Blind Fans

CPB/WGBH National Center for Accessible Media Launches New Web Site 
November 11, 2001

CPB/WGBH National Center for Accessible Media Launches New Web Site