IBC: Enco Unveiling Full Captioning Workflow Solutions

Enco, a global provider of radio and TV software solutions, comes to IBC, (Sept. 15-18, RAI Amsterdam) at Stand 8.C73, “with its strongest value proposition for broadcasters seeking a one-stop captioning […]

ENCO Acquires DoCaption

Computer-based digital radio and TV automation provider ENCO has purchased DoCaption, a developer and manufacturer of captioning, subtitling and ancillary data solutions for the broadcast and AV industries. The announcement […]


For Captioning, AI Is Already Winning Against The Humans

With up to twice the speed and greater accuracy than human stenographers, AI-based captioning has taken the edge, especially as captioning requirements for content are poised to expand. Pictured: Ai-Media’s LEXI in action.

IBC: Interra Systems To Showcase Innovation In Video QC, Captioning & Monitoring

At IBC 2023 (Sept. 15-18), Amsterdam, Interra Systems will showcase its latest innovations designed to optimize content delivery, streamline operations and enhance audio-video quality at Stand 7.C09. Highlights will include […]

Ai-Media Unveils AI-driven LEXI 3.0 For Live Automatic Captioning

Ai-Media, a global provider of professional captioning solutions, has launched LEXI 3.0, the new and improved version of its flagship live automatic captioning solution. The company says that “independent audits […]

NAB Show: Newsbridge To Feature MXT-1 AI For Generating Human-Like Descriptions Of Video Content

AI company Newsbridge today unveiled MXT-1, a new generative AI indexing technology. Newsbridge says its core AI indexing tech “uses natural language models to generate human-like descriptions of video content. […]

Ai-Media Adds Dynamic Captioning As LEXI Preferred Partner

Ai-Media, a global provider of AI-powered captioning solutions, has set a new three-year partnership with Dynamic Captioning, a global captioning provider. By becoming a LEXI Preferred Partner, Dynamic Captioning is […]


Compliance Monitoring Spreads Its Umbrella

Armed with automation facility, AI and a move to the cloud, compliance monitoring has moved far beyond baseline capabilities and into content repurposing and ad monitoring, among other features. Next up is more audience data via ATSC 3.0 and readying to meet forthcoming OTT compliance needs. Pictured: Nexstar uses the Clip Factory feature of its Actus QA/Compliance system to clip original content back to broadcast.

NAB Show NY: DoCaption Expands LRBox Ancillary Data Platform Product Line Portfolio

DoCaption has further updated and expanded its flagship LRBox platform-based product line with a fully integrated, all-in-one subtitle generator and keyer supporting either EBU-Teletext (ETSI EN300706)/OP-42/OP-47/SMPTE ST 2031 or CEA-608/CEA-708 […]

Ai-Media Signs 5-Year Contract Renewal With Seven Network

Ai-Media Technologies Ltd., a global provider of technology-driven captioning, transcription and translation services, says it has renewed its exclusive agreement with major Australian broadcaster Seven Network an additional five years. […]

JustRightSubs Invests in OOONA Integrated

OOONA, a global provider of professional management and production tools for the media localization industry, says its flagship OOONA Integrated product was selected as the platform of choice by media […]

ENCO Acquires TranslateTV

ENCO today expanded its portfolio of captioning and translation solutions with the acquisition of Vox Frontera’s TranslateTV (TTV) and Sentinel solutions. The TTV acquisition provides ENCO with a broader reach into […]

Speechmatics Partners With ENCO To Unlock Accurate Voice Captioning

Speechmatics, a speech recognition technology scaleup, says that ENCO, a global innovator of automated broadcast and AV production workflow solutions, has chosen its Autonomous Speech Recognition (ASR) technology for ENCO’s new enCaption5 automated captioning […]

Verbit Buys U.S. Captioning

Verbit, a provider of voice AI transcription and captioning solutions, has acquired U.S. Captioning to further its media vertical expansion efforts. U.S. Captioning is a U.S.-based provider of closed captioning services […]


Broadcasters, Vendors Tout Cloud Progress At Devoncroft

While previous Devoncroft conferences took place at off-site hotels, the 2022 edition was co-located with the NAB Show and held on the Main Stage of the North Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center. It drew hundreds of senior executives for an afternoon of panel discussions on everything from cloud migration and IP connectivity to virtual production and blockchain technology. Above, Devoncroft Principal Analyst Josh Stinehour (left) and Sinclair CEO Chris Ripley talking technology.

Telestream Debuts Stanza, A Subscription-Based Broadcast-Quality Captioning/Subtitling Solution

Telestream, a global provider of workflow automation, media processing, quality monitoring and test and measurement solutions for video production and distribution, has introduced Stanza, a new high-quality captioning and subtitling software product designed for large […]

3Play Media Offers Live Captioning And Auto Captioning Failover Solution

3Play Media, a video accessibility provider, has rolled out Live Professional Captioning, what it calls “the first captioning platform to offer professional captioning by a human with auto captioning failover. […]

Take 1 To Acquire Transcription-Captioning Company Verb8tm

U.K.-based transcription, access and localization services provider to the media and entertainment sector, Take 1, has entered into an agreement to acquire Maryland-based transcription and captioning company, Verb8tm. The transaction is scheduled […]

FCC Slaps Streamer Pluto TV With $3.5M Fine

The FCC’s Enforcement Bureau says ViacomCBS’s Pluto TV has agreed to pay a $3.5 million civil penalty over claims that Pluto TV streamed off-TV video on some platforms without the availability of the requisite captions, in violation of FCC rules. The company has also admitted to liability for its actions.

3Play Media Taps Former NCI Chief To Lead Live Captioning Product

3Play Media, a video accessibility provider, announced today that it has hired Jill Brooks, former president and chief operating officer of the National Captioning Institute, to lead its live video […]

Verbit Acquires VITAC Captioning Platform

Verbit, a provider of an AI-powered transcription platform, has purchased VITAC, a provider of captioning products and solutions. The purchase, Verbit says, will position it as the “number one player […]

Pa. State Senate Improves Accessibility For Hard-of-Hearing Constituents With ENCO enCaption

Pennsylvania’s Senate Video Facility provides citizens with government transparency through gavel-to-gavel television coverage of Senate sessions plus select committee meetings and public hearings. Wanting to enhance accessibility for hard-of-hearing individuals, the Senate chose the enCaption system from ENCO to provide automated closed captioning for […]

ENCO Founder Eugene Novacek Dies

Eugene Novacek, founder of ENCO, a provider of software for radio and television, including playout automation, captioning, scheduling and streaming, died Jan. 1, 2020 in New York following a long […]

EEG Offering Advanced Captioning Solutions At IBC

Video technology company EEG focuses on cloud workflow products for closed captioning, accessibility and metadata processing applications. It will be exhibiting at IBC 2019 (Sept. 13-17, RAI Amsterdam) at stand 14.B35 […]


On The NAB Exhibit Floor: DoCaption

DoCaption | Booth SU1721 | www.docaption.com DoCaption develops software and ruggedized hardware solutions for TV broadcast, including captioning/subtitling and ancillary data encoding and decoding platforms. DoCaption has updated its flagship […]

Facebook Poised To Add Video Ad Captions

The social network plans to begin automatically putting captions in video ads running in its news feed, which play automatically with the sound off by default, to reduce the negative noise without silencing ads’ effectiveness. The automatic captioning is part of Facebook’s push to reduce the friction in getting people to check out the content that appears in their news feeds, particularly on mobile.


Church Programming Not Exempt From Captioning

Online Video Captioning Rules Kick In April 30