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Happy 25th Anniversary!

2018 is the year LNS Captioning celebrates its 25th anniversary. We’ve been celebrating all year long. We can’t believe all the changes that have come to the captioning world and to our company over the last 25 years. We’ve gone from using big, heavy caption encoders to caption TV productions such as the Portland Rose Festival Parade, to sending our captions all over the world over the internet. Our company has captioned two Super Bowl games for our stadium clients, with our third Super Bowl coming up in February 2019. Now, in 2018, we can even send our live captions out to our clients in five, 10, 20 different languages all at the same time! Amazing!

At our Employee Appreciation Luncheon in April, we had a special moment honoring our 25 years in this field. Of course, we had a cake. Owners Carol Studenmund and Robin Nodland have worked hard for all these years building this business to where we are today. And our commitment to the community of people with hearing disabilities is as strong as it was when we first captioned on TV so many years ago.

March 4, 2015-Closed Captioning and the Elimination of POTS Lines-Society of Broadcasting Engineers

Carol Studenmund contributed to this article as a chair of the Federal Communications Commission subcommittee at the National Court Reporters Association

The Green Sports Alliance is in Chicago this year

The Green Sports Alliance brings sports organizations and environmental experts together in an effort to improve environmental performance of sports facilicites and operations.

LNS will be on hand captioning and providing information on the need for captions within sports arenas, stadiums, and facilicites.

Find out more about the Green Sports Alliance Summit.

Graduation season for 2015 is just around the corner!

If you need live captioning for your graduation events and commencement ceremonies, LNS can help. Our clients — universities, colleges, and community colleges — come back to us year after year because they know they can count on us to provide unbeatable customer service and accurate captions. Visit our Request a Quote page or call us at 800-366-6201 to see how we can help provide access to your graduation ceremonies.

FCC Moves to Upgrade TV Closed Captioning Quality

New standards and best practices put in place by the FCC will ensure full access to television programming for anybody who relies on closed captioning.”

July 28, 2011 – Web Accessibility and SEO

Web accessibility and search engine optimization (SEO) are both about getting relevant content to users. Accessible content and search engine optimized content are both machine readable. Search engines and assistive technologies (such as screen readers) are quite similar.