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When Only On-Premises-based Translation Will Do

Real-time captioning has become pervasive as digital content creators strive to make their videos accessible to all, especially the deaf and hard of hearing. While captioning used to be the bailiwick of broadcast TV, it’s now widely available on today’s media fare, including video podcasts, educational videos, and all types of entertainment.

August 29, 2022
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Now You're Talking!

This big old world is getting smaller. Social media now streams into every part of the internet universe. And a big part of the online content swirling around us is video. Video attracts viewers and keeps them engaged like no other medium.

August 24, 2022
Press Releases

ENCO Captures Spanish Translation Market with Strategic Acquisition of TranslateTV

ENCO acquires an on-premises English-to-Spanish translation system for broadcast and AV environments, and an automated caption quality monitoring solution.

July 6, 2022
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What’s the Difference between Captioning and Transcribing?

While captioning and transcribing videos both involve converting the spoken word into text, the real difference lies in the way they are used. In the case of open and/or closed captioning, the mission is for broadcasters and podcasters to provide on-screen text that displays in sync with the spoken word. In this way, deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers, or those watching with the sound down or off, can follow along.

July 13, 2022
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How TV Captioning Came to Be

Some 48 million Americans suffer from some degree of hearing loss, according to the Hearing Loss Association of America. While broadcast TV captioning was invented with the deaf and hard of hearing in mind, today this service is readily available and beneficial to all.

June 30, 2022
New Feature Showcase

Speechmatics partners with ENCO to unlock accurate captioning of every voice for content producers and AV professionals

Deep learning-powered speech-to-text engine powers Automated AV Captioning and Transcription for ENCO’s enCaption5

June 6, 2022
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Captioning Here, There, Everywhere

While closed captioning began as a way for the deaf and hard of hearing to understand the audio portion of TV shows, its use has now become quite pervasive.

May 18, 2022
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Captioning Never Goes Out of Style

Captioning is interwoven into our television, and increasingly, streaming culture. Viewers expect it, and the deaf and hard of hearing depend upon it. In this blog, we’ll look at how government mandates have impacted broadcasting, both over-the-air (OTA) and over the top (OTT).

May 4, 2022
Press Releases

ENCO Previewing Major Next-Gen Automated Captioning Advances at 2022 NAB Show

Company will provide a first look at cloud-native enCaption5 alongside demonstrations of ongoing enhancements to award-winning enCaption4

April 18, 2022
Press Releases

ENCO to Preview Next-Generation Remote Radio Automation Interface at 2022 NAB Show

New WebDAD 3.0 provides enhanced user experiences while letting stations efficiently manage their on-air operations from anywhere with a network connection.

April 7, 2022
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Keeping Pace with Live Sports by Automating Captioning

Since few TV shows have the allure and draw of live major league sports, broadcasters consider it worthwhile to pay large sums of money to obtain the exclusive rights to carry major league sporting events.

March 16, 2022
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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
Press Releases

ENCO Appoints Shane Finch as Sales Director for Broadcast and Pro AV Products

Long-time radio professional will emphasize remote broadcasting solutions and “evangelize” benefits of ENCO’s automated workflow solutions for new markets, including open captioning in AV environments

June 22, 2020