We use Verbit for captioning of video assets that eLearning has created or touched while designing courses for higher education. We also use the service for captioning to meet ADA requirements for accessibility. Both of these usage cases span the whole organization and affect several thousand students, professors, and staff.
- Quality captioning. Very few issues with transcriptions.
- Quick turnaround.
- Easy to use.
- Being able to search for entries to caption using a unique ID from Kaltura.
Verbit offers a captioning service that meets our requirements and is less expensive than other services we have used in the past. It offers a web interface as well as being integrated into our LMS (Canvas) so it is very flexible in how we can use it.
Since it is integrated with our media management software (Kaltura), it works seamlessly in the background.
One caveat is that you can't search for a unique ID number in the web interface, so if you have two or more videos that have the same name, you don't know which one to caption.