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Pedestrian Closed Captions with Roll-up

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If you should see no captions please read the note below.
This example shows a feature of the upcoming Annotation Edit 1.2.2, roll-up style can be applied to selected captions. Roll-up mode can be used for QuickTime movies.
The DVD standard does not support it.
Starting with QuickTime 7.5, closed captions can be activated for movies embedded in web pages too. Hopefully this will path the way for more accessible online movies.

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You will notice this kind of cosed captons will not play in the browser or older video iPods but in QuickTime, iTunes, 5th generation iPods and on AppleTV.
One reason is that they need the latest QuickTime for display, but only a limited set of QuickTime features is supported by older handhelds.
Some iPods wlll only display these captions when connected to an external video display.
We assume it is because of the small display that would render captions unreadable.
Characters to be correctly displayed are limited to the SCC standard set, so some umlauts, spanish and french accented characters may fail.
Also you will have to enable closed captions in QuickTime or iTunes, as display is turned off by default.

Enable cosed captions in QuickTime

Enable closed captions in iTunes