As an extension of its popular Caption Central series of automated captioning software products for news and production studios, Comprompter has developed a new automated captioning system that can identify up to eight speakers and distinguish between them with a high degree of accuracy.
Of all the behind-the-scenes technology used in studio and field productions, the teleprompter is perhaps the least obvious yet most important piece of gear to the success of a newscast or video production. That’s because maintaining direct eye contact with the audience is the most powerful and accurate way to deliver a news story. Not having a prompter can block the effective delivery of a message.
Mirror Image Teleprompter’s newest 15-inch LCD field prompter is at home in both indoor and outdoor applications.
Although some might think otherwise, presidential hopeful Donald Trump likes to use a Teleprompter for major speeches, such as the one he gave at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland in July. In fact, Trump travels with his own prompter operator that he’s been using since the Republican primaries.
Local NBC affiliate KTVH, in Helena, Montana, has upgraded its teleprompting capabilities with new Autoscript’s WinPlus Newsroom Prompting software, which offering both prompting and ancillary data for closed captioning.
Autocue and NewTek demonstrated the interoperability between NDI-enabled applications and other devices at IBC 2016. The two broadcast companies connected and ran Autocue’s QStart teleprompting software, located in the Vitec Videocom booth, 12.E65, to the NewTek booth, 7.K11, at opposite ends of the RAI Exhibition Center.