Getting Closed Captions FCC Rule 79.1 compliant is easy with CaptionSync. This article shows how.
CaptionSync captions are FCC Rule 79.1 compliant if you select the appropriate options and follow recommended best practices when you make your submission. Two of the most important aspects over and above our usual quality considerations are to ensure lyrics of songs are captioned, and that the captions do not block important visual content/information. We can address these issues for you if you select Cinema Certified Result Review when you make your submission. Otherwise, you can learn how to edit your transcript to include lyrics in your captions, and how to handle caption placement in using our CaptionSync Caption Editor tool.
How to submit content to get captions FCC Rule 79.1 compliant:
If you're requesting Transcription and Captioning for your media file, you'll need to provide us with the lyrics of the songs present in the audio content. Use the Guidance for Transcriber
feature to make the lyrics available. Make a note at the beginning of the guidance box saying "Have lyrics:" and enter the lyrics next. If you request Cinema Certified Result Review, our team will then ensure segments with songs are synchronized.
Caption placement will only be addressed if you request Cinema Certified Result Review. So to have this aspect addressed, you'll need to also use the Guidance for Transcriber
feature and make an MP4 video file available to us. Make a note at the beginning of the guidance box saying "FCC Placement".