Looking for a more reliable and cost-effective way to inform citizen’s on civic matters, The City of Chesapeake—the third largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia—now offers live closed captioning on two of its three local PEG channels: WCTV and WCPS.
In the fourth season of ‘Bruce’s Shorts’, Bruce Devlin takes a look at the Interoperable Master Format (IMF). IMF needs a generic captioning and subtitling format for the planet. Episode 5 asks “Why choose IMSC1?”
This year’s FCC mandate on closed captioning need not be seen as yet another weight on broadcasters’ backs. Implemented as part of an automated system or outsourced to a qualified provider, adding accurate and immediate closed captions is another way for viewers to search and find your content.
TV broadcasters in the U.S. looking to re-run live programming online must implement the same closed captioning on their online video. Effective January 1st, 2017, the FCC regulation mandates closed captioning for all video montage clips that are published over the web if that same programming was captioned when shown live on TV in the U.S.
Aesthetically pleasing 3D titles and graphics are integral to providing the wow factor that keeps today’s broadcast viewers glued to the screen. These visual elements—including 3D and 2D titles, animated graphics and real-time data-driven overlays—provide the vital contextual information that enables viewers to fully appreciate and understand the events they are watching.
For a growing urban area, local broadcast TV stations are under pressure to give residents news that is hyper-local, live, and well executed. With this goal in mind for Louisville’s metropolitan region, Fox affiliate WDRB-TV invested in an extra studio and put Autoscript E.P.I.C. teleprompters at the forefront of their new facilities.
Being able to search through a script by words as easily as scanning footage by time code is once again possible now that Avid has gained access to Nexidia’s phonetic technology.