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Sep 06

The Birth of Closed Caption/Subtitles on TV

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The Birth of Closed Caption/Subtitles on TV In December of 1979, as a project at the University of Maryland, Karen Brickett interviewed Dr. Malcolm (Mac) J. Norwood, the Father of Closed Captioning. Dr. Norwood relates how 10% of the general population would not accept captions on their TV screens, which necessitated the development of a […]

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