How does HOYTS cater to people with hearing disabilities?
HOYTS provides open and closed captioning facilities at select HOYTS cinemas. Captioning is the text version of speech and other sound that occurs within a film.
Open Captioning provides a text version of speech and other sound on the big screen, generally at the bottom of the screen. No technology is required to take advantage of open captioning.
The CaptiView Closed Caption Viewing System for hearing impaired movie audiences consists of a small LED display on a bendable support arm that fits into the theatre seat cup holder. The easy to read screen is equipped with a high contrast display that comes with a privacy visor so it can be positioned directly in front of the movie patron at the base of the screen image. Features that have (OCAD) prior to the film title have both the Open Caption available