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post #1 of 4 Old 02-06-2002, 06:25 AM - Thread Starter
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As a hearing impaired person, i am very interested in the status of close captioning on HDTV programming. I have been told by several broadcasters (HBO, CBS) that the technology does not yet exist to supply cc on HDTV. Has anyone heard any different?
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using proscan tuner i have seen closed caption on hbo and pbs in san francisco
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It doesn't exist! Wrong, this is an excuse. In Orlando (after much pressure was applied) we have CBS HD,ABC-HD, NBC-HD, all doing captions HBO-HD has captions although they don't work correctly most of the time. I know I have seen other stations like NBC-HD in Tampa and WB-HD,CBS-HD in Miami doing captions. If a station isn't doing captions it is because they are too cheap to buy the correct (CC) encoder for their DT.
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It works here in the SE Michigan area.

It did not work for my Panasonic DST50 or 51 but CC works on the Samsung T150.

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