Teaching and Learning Resource Center

Captioning your Presentation

Caution

In compliance with the Ohio State Digital Accessibility Policy and Minimum Web Accessibility Standards, all multimedia presentations should provide captioning.

Once a presentation is created, you will need to add closed captions. All Mediasite players will support presentations with closed captions. Mediasite has an integrated automated transcription service, or you can manually upload a caption file. If your presentation was created with the CarmenZoom integration, the audio transcript will be imported with the recording and displayed as closed captions.

Add Captions with Automated Transcription
  1. Login to your MyMediasite Portal.
  2. Choose the presentation.
  3. Click Edit Details.
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    Edit Details menu link in right side navigation
  4. Select the Delivery sub-tab.
  5. Check Audio Transcriptions.
  6. Select Choose a Provider for Captioning.
  7. Click Select a Captioning Profile.
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    Audio Transcript Options
  8. Select Automated Transcription.
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    Choose Automated Transcription
  9. Click Save. You will receive an email when the automated transcription is completed, but the process will only take a few minutes.
  10. Once you have received the email, navigate back to your presentation and click Edit Captions.
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    Edit Captions menu link in right side navigation
    Caution

    Review your captions for accuracy. For your presentation to be compliant, you must review the captions created by the automated transcription process for accuracy.

  11. A Confidence score will be displayed at the top of the edit window. If your presentation has a confidence score less than 70% you will need to edit your captions to increase their accuracy.
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    Caption Editor window
Add Captions with an Audio Caption File

Accepted file types include: Video Text Tract (VTT), Synchronized Accessible Media Interchange (SAMI), SubRip (SRT) or Distribution Format Exchange Profile (DFXP).

UX Tip

The audio transcript generated with a CarmenZoom Cloud Recording is a Video Text Tract (VTT) file.

  1. Login to your MyMediasite Portal.
  2. Choose the presentation.
  3. Click Edit Details.
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    Edit Details menu link in right side navigation
  4. Select the Delivery sub-tab.
  5. Check Audio Transcriptions.
  6. Choose Manually Upload an Audio Caption File.
  7. Click Select a File.
  8. Select and upload your file.
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    Audio Transcript Options
  9. Click Save.