Creating closed captions for event videos is often overlooked or dismissed as too costly. But could YouTube’s closed captioning tools make it easier for event videos to become more accessible and discoverable?
Creating digital resources is only one aspect of amplifying your event. Getting those resources to the widest possible audience is also vital. We consider how using descriptions, tags and other metadata can help make your digital event materials more discoverable and accessible.
Could an app help to amplify audience questions? We review CrowdMics – a smartphone app based microphone system for conferences that aims to do just that.
We outline the issues we need to consider when amplifying the JISC Future of Research conference, and how the conference themes of data management, curation and accessibility apply to event amplification.
What happens when a live video stream is incomprehensible? We describe our recent experience with a dubbed live stream and reflect on the future for live machine translation.
Could internet radio be a useful event amplification tool? We consider the benefits and the challenges involved.