Category: Closed Captioning

Home For The Holidays Webinar Series

Please Join Us For Our 5th Annual ”Home For The Holidays” webinar series. In the spirit of the holidays, Volicon, a Verizon Digital Media Services company, is hosting a five day webinar series covering a variety of topics in the broadcast industry. Come listen, learn, and win some of our great daily prizes between December…

Volicon for Closed Captioning Compliance

Closed-captioning Standards Volicon has a long history of monitoring closed-captioning text, and today the Observer platform is installed in over 90 percent of the broadcasters providing this capability. The effective monitoring of closed-captioning has become essential because in 2014 the FCC implemented its first quality standards for closed-captioning. Those standards have since been finalized, and…

How New FCC Closed Captioning Quality Rules Due March 16th May Affect Your Organization

Note: This webinar was hosted on March 17th and presented by Andrew Sachs, VP Product Management A lot of unknowns still remain about the FCC closed captioning and quality regulations, but we can certainly talk with greater veracity about how it will affect you and what’s going to happen. The first thing is a little…

Volicon to Show Enhancements to Its Observer Media Intelligence Platform® Multiviewer Solution at 2015 NAB Show

During the 2015 NAB Show, we will showcase new enhancements to the Multiviewer solution for the company’s Observer Media Intelligence Platform®. Uniting multiviewer functionality along with the recording capability of the Volicon Observer platform, the Multiviewer option gives users access to multiple live or recorded programs (audio and video) alongside frame-accurate data on a monitor…

Automated Captioning and Media Accessibility Compliance Monitoring

An Efficient, Cost-Effective, Scalable Model for Meeting  FCC Requirements for March  Growth in broadcast channels, OTT services, and foreign distribution outlets has combined with new FCC regulatory requirements governing closed-captioning accuracy, synchronicity, and completeness to create new challenges for video program owners and distributors. The accessibility of video content has been a growing concern over…

Volicon at the 2015 NAB Show

NEW Archiver for the Media Intelligence Platform® Addressing broadcasters’ need for convenient, cost-effective long-term storage of aired content, Volicon has introduced a new Archiver option for the company’s Observer Media Intelligence Platform®. Providing multiple simultaneous users with random access to an indexed store of full-resolution, high-bit-rate (long-GOP H.264, 9-15 Mbps) content, as well as low-resolution…

Overview of Volicon’s Solution for Closed Captioning

Volicon has a long history of monitoring closed-captioning text and today the observer platform is installed in over 90% of the broadcasters providing this capability. The effective monitoring of closed-captioning has become essential because in 2014 the FCC implemented its first quality standards for closed-captioning. Those standards have since been finalized, and they will go…