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June 7, 2017

Closed Captioning Solution for Broadcasters using Facebook Live

          Live video captioning service to provide real-time captions for Facebook Live broadcasts Today, captioning company Ai-Media announced that it will bring its […]
September 20, 2016
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Ai-Media partners with Screen NSW on Screenability NSW initiative

Screen NSW has launched Screenability NSW, a new program to create opportunities in the screen industry for people with disabilities. Screenability NSW is a unique partnership […]
August 3, 2016

Ai-Media wins captioning contract for BBC Worldwide ANZ

Ai-Media has been selected to provide broadcast captioning for BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) for a further three years. In the deal, Ai-Media will continue […]
March 31, 2016
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Seven West Media Appoints Ai-Media for Captioning Services

Seven West Media and Ai-Media today confirmed that Ai-Media has been appointed as the exclusive provider of broadcast captioning for the Seven Network in a five-year deal […]
November 26, 2015

Taylor Swift to meet 12 year old Sydney girl who will lose her hearing.

Jorja was fitted with hearing aids five weeks ago, when a specialist noticed that her hearing was getting worse. According to Jorja’s mother, Melissa, the first […]
September 15, 2015

Captioning 10 million words a month

Written by James Manning and originally published on the Mediaweek’s website. Live captioning of broadcast television is getting more attention this month with the ACMA holding […]
March 6, 2015

Global accessibility news – February and March 2015

The shortest month of the year was crammed with activity and conferences, as organisations across the globe turned their focus to accessibility. The European Disability Forum […]
February 12, 2015

Senate committee reports on proposed broadcast captioning changes

The Senate committee which reviewed the Government’s proposed amendments to the Broadcasting Services Act, including changes to the captioning provisions, has issued its report. It has […]
February 5, 2015

Accessibility around the world – January’s highlights

It may be chilly outside, but that didn’t stop Britain from celebrating the first Disabled Access Day. On the 17 January, people with disabilities were challenged […]
January 23, 2015

Bett Show 2015: The view from the Futures Zone

My name’s Max and I’m a captioner at Ai-Media. For the last two days, I’ve been attending the Bett show at the ExCel London – an […]
January 16, 2015

Showcasing Visible Classroom at Bett 2015

Bett 2015, the world’s leading learning technology event, is taking place at ExCeL London from 21-24 January. Ai-Media, a new exhibitor at Bett, has been singled […]
January 14, 2015

New Management Line-Up at Ai-Media in 2015

Ai-Media today announced a new management line-up. Daniel Abrahams has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO). Live operations will be led by Stephen Muldoon (Live Operations […]
January 9, 2015

Visible Classroom launched in the US

The University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education and its industry partner Ai-Media today launched the first of its Visible Classroom suite of tools for teacher […]
December 16, 2014

‘Who am I?’ – the story of Helen Cherry, deaf nurse, manager and student

Who am I? I am a 55-year-old woman, a wife, daughter, sister, aunt and a Community Health Professional. I am also passionate about removing communication barriers […]
December 10, 2014

Ai-Media Captioning Submission

Ai-Media today responded to the Senate Inquiry into broadcast captioning, making eight recommendations: Captioning Quality De-couple captioning quality from captioning quotas Measure compliance on captioning quality […]
December 5, 2014

Technology for deaf access discussed in House of Lords

On December 3, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPwD) was marked around the world. Every year, this UN sanctioned day helps promote awareness and […]
December 3, 2014

Minority Report: how experiences of autism vary by race – an Ai-Media guest blog by Baroness Uddin

Baroness Uddin leads a project about how autism and developmental disability are affected by race and ethnicity. She campaigns in the community and the House of […]
December 2, 2014

Ai-Media chosen as a top ten ‘game changer’ at Bett Futures 2015

We at Ai-Media UK are delighted to announce our inclusion in the Bett Show’s prestigious Futures Cohort 2015. The Futures Cohort is a select group of […]
November 28, 2014

House of Lords commends Ai-Media

‘Access to the online world also has huge potential in classrooms across England. There are now around 100,000 children with an autism spectrum disorder and 1.1 […]
November 20, 2014

Three in a Row – Ai-Media Scores Over 99% in Captioning Quality Audit

Ai-Media has scored 99.21% in its latest independent external captioning quality audit, as measured by the international NER benchmark. The result is the Company’s third score […]
November 12, 2014

Expanding the potential of Ai-Live for young people at Young Epilepsy UK

Epilepsy is a condition where individuals are prone to recurrent epileptic seizures. It is the most common neurological disorder in childhood and has been estimated to […]
November 5, 2014

Ai-Media clients recognised for commitment to quality captioning

January 30, 2013

Ai-Live: Beyond Deaf Services

2013 is shaping up as a great year for Ai-Media. In a significant and important development for the company, educators and the community, Ai-Media will expand […]
October 26, 2012

2012 Captioning Awards

The 2012 Deafness Forum Captioning Awards were held last night at the Sheraton on the Park Hotel Sydney. The annual Captioning Awards recognise the contributions and […]
October 22, 2012

Join us for DisabiliTEA

DisabiliTEA is a nationwide get together taking place on Friday 26 October in support of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). In the second year the […]
October 10, 2012

Ai-Live Pilot Explores Inclusion

The 2010 launch of Ai-Live transformed educational and social inclusion opportunities for students and employees across Australia. Since that time, the integration of Ai-Live into learning […]
January 10, 2012

XVI Australian Deaf Games

This Saturday marks the the start of the XVI Australian Deaf Games in Geelong, Victoria. The Australian Deaf Games were first held in 1964, and for the first […]