Results for `Captioning`

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5 Things to Soothe Your Captioning Headache

If integrating captions in your workflow is making you reach for the Aspirin, then here are a few tips that might alleviate the pain: 1. Follow the Law At the end of 2012 the FCC passed the 21st Century Communications Act. According to the new regulation, all video content that is broadcast on television in…

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Why Delivery Specifications Like the DPP Matter

I am continually amazed at how, even cost conscious, companies create delivery specifications. When it’s done correctly, a good delivery specification reduces costs for the business, improves interoperability, increases reliability, reduces failure rates and might even boost staff morale because things just work better. It shouldn’t really be a surprise. A delivery specification is essentially…

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Captioning in Post - How to Ease the Pain

In the light of the recent FCC regulations, captioning for post houses has become more of a pain than ever. It is something you have to do because by law, your clients, who own the copyright to the material, have to do it: It’s Gonna Get Harder… It was already enough of a challenge when you…

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Captions and the Dusty Purlieus of the Law

It was the poet Tennyson who wrote about “brawling courts and dusty purlieus of the law”. Which may seem like an unlikely point to start a technical blog, but bear with me: 21st Century Communications and Video c Act Broadcasting has always been regulated by law, and as technology and society have moved on, so…

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Online Captions – An Update from the FCC

I bring good news to all! The FCC has recently issued an order stating that baby video monitors are exempt from having to decode closed captions! Phew, that is going to make all the difference in the world for the media industry: As you will know if you are an avid reader of this blog, the FCC in…

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We're Still Not Out - Broadcast-IT Workflow Blog Scores a Century

As I reported in a previous article, we have managed to generate more than 100 entries in our first year of this esteemed blog. We have hundreds of dedicated subscribers, reading the comments on every continent, in every time zone: In true cricketing style, I think this qualifies for one of the Test Match Special’s “Champagne…

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Why is Captioning so Difficult?

Captioning is a really hot topic right now so I thought I’d share one of my short videos from the“Bruce’s Shorts” series of Broadcast-IT training videos for today’s blog post: Click PLAY to watch the video, or you can read the transcript below. Hello and welcome to Bruce’s Shorts. My name’s Bruce Devlin, I’m the Chief Technology Officer at…

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"NAB 2013 - Available with Captions"

All NAB Shows are crammed full of the latest gadgets and gizmos to make your media life better, faster, easier, cheaper, and probably more confusing than ever before. It’s rare, however, that subtle legal obligations grab the technology headlines, so here’s a little thought on why NAB 2013 is different. Broadcast legal requirements  For years, captioning (US) and…

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dalet
5 Things to Soothe Your Captioning Headache

If integrating captions in your workflow is making you reach for the Aspirin, then here are a few tips that might alleviate the pain: 1. Follow the Law At the end of 2012 the FCC passed the 21st Century Communications Act. According to the new regulation, all video content that is broadcast on television in…

Read More
dalet
Why Delivery Specifications Like the DPP Matter

I am continually amazed at how, even cost conscious, companies create delivery specifications. When it’s done correctly, a good delivery specification reduces costs for the business, improves interoperability, increases reliability, reduces failure rates and might even boost staff morale because things just work better. It shouldn’t really be a surprise. A delivery specification is essentially…

Read More
dalet
Captioning in Post - How to Ease the Pain

In the light of the recent FCC regulations, captioning for post houses has become more of a pain than ever. It is something you have to do because by law, your clients, who own the copyright to the material, have to do it: It’s Gonna Get Harder… It was already enough of a challenge when you…

Read More
dalet
Captions and the Dusty Purlieus of the Law

It was the poet Tennyson who wrote about “brawling courts and dusty purlieus of the law”. Which may seem like an unlikely point to start a technical blog, but bear with me: 21st Century Communications and Video c Act Broadcasting has always been regulated by law, and as technology and society have moved on, so…

Read More
dalet
Online Captions – An Update from the FCC

I bring good news to all! The FCC has recently issued an order stating that baby video monitors are exempt from having to decode closed captions! Phew, that is going to make all the difference in the world for the media industry: As you will know if you are an avid reader of this blog, the FCC in…

Read More
dalet
We're Still Not Out - Broadcast-IT Workflow Blog Scores a Century

As I reported in a previous article, we have managed to generate more than 100 entries in our first year of this esteemed blog. We have hundreds of dedicated subscribers, reading the comments on every continent, in every time zone: In true cricketing style, I think this qualifies for one of the Test Match Special’s “Champagne…

Read More
dalet
Why is Captioning so Difficult?

Captioning is a really hot topic right now so I thought I’d share one of my short videos from the“Bruce’s Shorts” series of Broadcast-IT training videos for today’s blog post: Click PLAY to watch the video, or you can read the transcript below. Hello and welcome to Bruce’s Shorts. My name’s Bruce Devlin, I’m the Chief Technology Officer at…

Read More
dalet
"NAB 2013 - Available with Captions"

All NAB Shows are crammed full of the latest gadgets and gizmos to make your media life better, faster, easier, cheaper, and probably more confusing than ever before. It’s rare, however, that subtle legal obligations grab the technology headlines, so here’s a little thought on why NAB 2013 is different. Broadcast legal requirements  For years, captioning (US) and…

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