Verbit Among Speakers, Sponsors of the 2024 Silicon Valley Video Summit

Jan 19 2024 VITAC
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Adi Margolin, Verbit’s Director of Product Management, was among the speakers at this month’s Silicon Valley Video Summit.

Produced by SVG, the Silicon Valley Video Summit (SVVS) is an annual exchange of Big Tech and broadcast/video professional thought-leadership on the state of enterprise video production and technology. The summit was held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.

Margolin’s panel – “Corporate Live Event Accessibility and Inclusion” – focused on accessibility tools and best practices that producers use to include those with disabilities in live online and in-person events.

The session was moderated by Alexandra Georgescu, Studios Production Lead at Microsoft. In addition to Margolin, the panel included Zane Beatty, Associate Director of Design Management at Charcoalblue Experience and Mikey Shaw, Technical Director with ASG@Google.

In addition to sponsoring the summit, Verbit, a global leader in captioning, transcription, and voice AI solutions, provided automated English captioning and translation into Spanish and Mandarin for the speaker sessions in the Grand Hall.

Overall, our ASR engine provided 3,185 lines of accurate captions during the summit and captioned more than 23,000 words at an average of more than 170 words per minute.

Developed in-house, our proprietary ASR solution is built on a custom, adaptable, and always-trained engine developed by captioning, speech, and machine-learning experts. The engine is trained on diverse language models, enabling it to understand accents, languages, and speech patterns.

It is designed to provide high-quality captions that meet the unique and specific needs of clients in all industries around the globe. Our advanced AI technology and professional human transcribers (and a combination of both) provide the highest levels of caption accuracy, fast turnaround times, flexible, customizable solutions, and support and integrations for multiple file types and platforms.​

A placard sits on a table at the SVG Silicon Valley video summit. The card reads' Closed Captioning provided by Verbit" and includes a QR code to access captions

Focus on Live Meetings and AI Applications

The 2024 SVVS program focused on how corporate video teams are working leaner and, as a result, relying more on innovative, real-time problem-solving tools, automation, and AI. Hybrid cloud solutions were a topic of special note, as well as IP for the corporate video market.

The summit featured two active conference stages complemented by a host of programmed roundtable conversations and breakouts. Topics included remote production, cloud and virtual production, video and the metaverse, advancements in streaming technology, and content management and storage as well as an expanded emphasis on live event and meeting technologies and real-world applications of AI.