What are Closed Captions?
Video captions that cannot be viewed unless activated by the user are called closed captions. Closed captions are aimed for people with hearing disabilities.
What is the difference between Subtitles and Closed Caption?
In the case of subtitles, the audience is expected to be able to hear but may not be able to understand the language or the accent.
Closed captions are aimed for people with hearing disabilities. Sounds like the banging of doors, whistling of the wind, lyrics of the music playing in the background are also shown along with the dialogues.
Why are Closed Captions important?
Closed captions were initially developed for people with hearing disabilities. It is also very useful for people trying to learn a new language.