shutterstock_539711092(2)Even for those who don’t have a reason to take advantage of it on a regular basis, most people who have watched broadcast or cable television are familiar with closed captioning – the text-based visual representation of a program’s audio elements. While typically associated with making programming more accessible for hearing-impaired viewers, closed captioning also allows audiences to better understand a show’s narration in noisy spaces like restaurants or with the audio volume turned down in sound-sensitive environments.

As content consumption has increasingly moved onl