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ENCO’s Patrick Mahon Returns from Plum Tokyo Assignment

Our Television Broadcast Engineer Patrick Mahon just returned from the summer games in Tokyo where he served as a transport signal quality control engineer at the technical operations center (TOC) at Odaiba Marine Park from July 9 to August 7, 2021. This Tokyo venue hosted various competitive sporting events, including aquatics marathon swimming, and triathlon.

December 30, 2021
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How WAMU 88.5 FM Captions its Live Local Radio Shows

Whether it’s broadcast television or video streamed over the top, viewers are familiar with closed captioning on their screens. This is because the FCC mandates on-screen captions to make the audio portions of over-the-air TV broadcasts accessible to the deaf and hard of hearing.

December 13, 2021
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WAMU-88.5 Makes Radio Accessible with enCaption

By offering live local radio captioning, WAMU is broadening its market reach by making its programming accessible to the deaf or hard of hearing, including those associated with Gallaudet University—a world-renowned Washington, DC-based university that serves deaf and hard of hearing students.

November 16, 2021
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What exactly is virtual, and what is real?

Bill Bennett, Media Solutions Account Manager here at ENCO, shares his thoughts on the many forms that virtualization is taking with the readers of Radio World.

October 1, 2021
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Why We Call ClipFire a TV Channel-in-a-Box

Inspired by broadcast television, ClipFire goes a step further, making it possible for a single operator or lean crew to produce and stream professional-looking videos for all kinds of presentations, including online lectures by universities, religious services by churches, and training by corporations.

September 30, 2021
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ClipFire’s Library is Your Greatest Production Asset

ClipFire users can drag and drop media files from the library onto the GUI screen for production or playout using familiar Explorer file lists and ingest media into the library manually or via unmanned DropBox Watch folders. Users can tell ClipFire how to handle newly ingested assets, including assigning file names, categorizing them, and adding metadata for searching. 

September 16, 2021
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Making the Most of ClipFire’s Library for Media Playout

As a TV Channel-in-a-Box, ClipFire from ENCO offers a wide range of capabilities essential for live video production, multichannel playout, and streaming, all integrated within this compact, Windows-driven appliance. ClipFire enables users to produce live or pre-recorded videos enhanced by graphics, animations, rolls, crawls, lower third supers, and more while streaming to multiple destinations simultaneously.

September 2, 2021
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The Unstoppable Shift to Broadcast Automation

With its ClipFire TV channel-in-a-box solution, ENCO has integrated mission-critical broadcast capabilities, such as live production, playout, editing, live graphics, media asset management, and more into a compact, Windows-driven appliance.

July 16, 2021
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Foreign Language Captions Add Value to Local TV Content

Presenting information, such as breaking news, with near real-time captions created and translated into one of many foreign languages would make the content more accessible to non-English speaking viewers—provided it can be done cost-effectively.

June 30, 2021
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On-Demand Captioning is in the House

Discover how enCaption can automate captioning of live and pre-recorded shows for multiple DTV channels, leading to a more cost-efficient workflow and faster ROI.

June 24, 2021