Tag Archive: television

Flash CS3 Makes Captioning Easy

Accessibility: Captioning in Flash CS3 reports Flash CS3 comes with a new component called FLVPlaybackCaptioning that works with FLVPlayback component to make it easy to add captions to Flash. Another blog entry from Adobe on the Flash component and here is the link to the Adobe Accessibility caption category where you can view examples. More …

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TV Weather and News Interruptions

Many of us were eager to watch Law and Order: Criminal Intent recently because the cast consisted of deaf actors. Those of us in the Dallas/Fort Worth area experienced interruptions due to the storms we had on Tuesday evening. The local NBC affiliate heard plenty of complaints and re-aired the episode a couple of days …

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Deaf Artist

Deaf, illiterate and self-trained, and with a perspective all his own is a nice story about an artist who has many of his works at museums in San Francisco and Boise. Castle learned how to draw by looking at pictures much like musicians who learned by listening. As a result of not having a formal …

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Law & Order: CI "Silencer" Comments

Law & Order: CI (though it stands for “Criminal Intent,” it was the appropriate L&O series since episode was about cochlear implants) “Silencer” revolved around the death of an ear surgeon who testified against another surgeon for doing cochlear implant on a baby that should not have received one. Candidates for cochlear implants undergo testing …

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CSI: New York "Silent Night" Comments

Finally watched the CSI: NY episode, which originally aired last December. I record everything and watch them when I have time. Anyway, my observations. Good to hear a gunshot and Matlin not reacting to it. Instead, we see her feet feeling the vibration and the baby monitor light blinking. She walks out of her bedroom …

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Deaf Jews in Math

Deaf Jews in Mathematics — not that we need to break it down by religion and disability, it’s fascinating. Very cool. I’m impressed with all mathematicians as it was a struggle for me in advanced math classes such as trig, elementary analysis, and calculus. I never understood why I didn’t do better at math as …

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CSI: NY Silent Night

A deaf family appears tonight on CSI: NY in its Silent Night episode. If you miss it, just be on the look out for this episode title during reruns. In the episode, an intruder breaks into a home, shoots the teen daughter and almost kidnaps the baby without the mother hearing a sound. The entire …

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