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Posts Tagged ‘behind the scenes’

Introducing VITAC’s “VITALK” Video Series

As the largest provider of closed captioning in the United States, we often get questions about the services we provide, how captions work, and the ease in which captions can be added to all content, just to name a few. To better help caption consumers and clients understand our wide range of offerings, as well…

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VITAC Unveils VPC Control Tower™ at this Year’s NAB Show

Las Vegas is home to a number of popular, groundbreaking performances, such as Cirque du Soleil, Blue Man Group, and Penn & Teller. So what better place for VITAC to roll out a showstopper of our own? VITAC was proud to unveil the newest breakthrough technology in the VITAC Power Connect™ (VPC) family of products…

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Captioning the NCAA March Madness Tournament a True Team Effort

By now, everyone should have completed their NCAA basketball tournament predictions. And, sure, all those hours spent researching shooting percentages and turnover ratios are certain to pay off when you become the first person to ever pick that perfect bracket. It can happen. Keep telling yourself that. Though there are no certainties in putting together…

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VITAC by the Numbers

There is an old saying that “the numbers speak for themselves.” And while that’s true, it’s also true that they might need a little help in doing so. Stats and figures are thrown around every day, often containing very little context to help others understand the stories they are telling. For example, NASA’s budget sits…

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VITAC Launches New Captioning Ordering Site

VITAC, a leader in captioning and accessible solutions for more than three decades, has unveiled a new, refreshed ordering site, making it even easier for customers to order new captioning services and update already scheduled captioning projects. The new ordering site – order.vitac.com – replaces “order.captioncolorado.com,” and features streamlined visual elements, including easy-to-read text and…

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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

It has been an eventful year at VITAC. In addition to captioning more than 550,000 live-program hours, and creating verbatim, precisely timed captions for more than 75,000 pre-recorded programs, we also published nearly 70 news blogs, ranging from VITAC and industry news to legislative updates to new technologies to personal captioning experiences. As we put…

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Video: How Realtime Captions Work

Television is fast. In an effort to keep the viewer’s attention, programs quickly cut from scene to scene, commentator to commentator, and person to person, with dialogue flying a mile a minute. It’s a wonder that anyone is able to keep up and understand everything that’s being said. Now imagine translating that audio into text,…

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VITAC Provides Live-Captions, Transcripts for SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference

VITAC was proud to be a sponsor of the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) 2018 Diversity & Inclusion Conference & Exposition, held earlier this week in Atlanta, Georgia. The popular conference attracted more than 800 human resources professionals and diversity experts, and featured more than 35 discussion and information sessions. The conference is designed…

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