[Athen] HDTV and Captions

Kerri Hicks kerri.hicks at gmail.com
Mon Dec 8 11:56:31 PST 2008

On Mon, Dec 8, 2008 at 12:36 PM, Gerry Nies
<gerrynies at mail.und.nodak.edu> wrote:

> The quick question is do the HDTVs have captioning?


> The more I read on the topic the more confused I am. Seems like with it may be dependent on converter box cable etc.

I grappled with this a while back, and wrote a blog post on it.


The takeaway is, if you have digital cable, the cable box probably has
a closed-caption decoder in it, which will send captions to an HDMI

Unless it doesn't. :-)

Good luck!


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