Partnership Forged to Expand Caption Encoding and Delivery


LAS VEGAS — The largest captioning company in the U.S. has approved a strategic partnership with ENCO that’s designed to provide broadcasters with greater choices for hardware encoders and cloud captioning.

The partnership with VITAC, a Verbit company, is designed to bring broadcasters a comprehensive suite of captioning tools and services, tailored to meet their specific needs and requirements. “The combination of VITAC’s decades-long experience in serving media clients with captioning solutions at the highest standards, ENCO’s cutting-edge encoder technology, and Verbit’s expertise in AI-driven speech recognition solutions will enable broadcasters to achieve unparalleled levels of accuracy, reliability, efficiency, and innovative solutions in caption encoding and delivery,” the companies said in a joint release distributed Monday. “This unique collaboration represents a significant advancement in addressing the evolving needs of broadcasters seeking versatile and efficient captioning solutions and reaffirms the companies’ shared dedication to driving innovation and excellence in captioning technology.”

ENCO President Ken Frommert commented, “We are excited to join forces with VITAC in this strategic partnership. By leveraging our respective strengths, we aim to offer broadcasters a broader range of options for caption encoding and delivery, ultimately enhancing their ability to deliver accessible content to viewers.”


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