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Posts Tagged ‘olympics’

VITAC in 2018: The Year in Review

The end of the year often is a time for reflection — a chance to pause and take stock of the year that was, and an opportunity to look ahead. It’s a time to celebrate the successes of the past 365 days and consider future challenges. As always, 2018 was a busy year for VITAC.…

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VITAC Captioning PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games

VITAC is proud to provide captioning for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, running now through next Sunday (March 18) on NBC and its affiliated networks. NBC Olympics will feature more than 250 hours of comprehensive coverage, including 94 hours of television coverage — nearly doubling the television coverage for the Sochi Games (50 hours)…

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VITAC Proves its “Medal” in Captioning This Year’s Winter Olympic Games

PyeongChang’s closing ceremony, much like the opening ceremony of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, was quite the spectacle, featuring elaborately choreographed routines that brought together music, dance, art, and culture. And while Sunday’s closing ceremony capped off exciting competition, emotional highs and lows, and Olympic-sized hopes and dreams, it also brought to a close another…

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An Olympic Effort

VITAC Working Around-the-Clock to Caption This Month’s Winter Games After traveling more than 1,200 miles by plane, train, sailboat, bicycle, cable car, and robot (yes, robot!) over the past 100 days, the Olympic torch will arrive in PyeongChang Olympic Stadium, South Korea, this week to officially start the XXIII Olympic Winter Games. And VITAC will…

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Game On!

VITAC Provides Captions for the Largest Sporting Events of the New Year The New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles will take the field in Minneapolis, Minnesota’s U.S. Bank Stadium this Sunday (February 4) for Super Bowl LII on NBC. The Super Bowl traditionally is among the most-viewed television broadcasts of the year, with last…

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VITAC Completes Sochi Captioning With Remarkable Success

VITAC: Going for the Gold Last Sunday, VITAC completed a spectacular two-and-a-half-week feat, captioning the entire Sochi Olympics, both for broadcast on NBC and streaming on the web. The 22nd Winter Games marks the 10th Olympics for which VITAC was chosen to provide captioning, including, most recently, London (2012), Vancouver (2010), Beijing (2008), and Athens (2004). This time, we…

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