Here at Transcription City, we produce both subtitles, open captions and closed captioning for broadcast television, video on demand (VoD) – such as Netflix and Amazon video. We also provide captioning services for video sharing platforms such as YouTube and Vimeo, as well as DVD and HD video. Our superior quality closed captioning services and subtitling services mean that you can be assured that all your video production needs are met as far as accessibility for the deaf and hearing impaired and language barriers are bridged through our professional foreign language subtitling services.
Closed Captioning for Broadcast Television
If you are a video production company that produces films or programs broadcast television then it is a legal requirement to ensure that all of your videos provide the option of closed captioning. This also applies to broadcast channels that produce their own programs. This is to ensure that programs are broadcast nationally are always accessible to all including viewers who are deaf or hearing impaired, but can also be useful to viewers who are not able, or do not wish to access the sound on your videos or film. We provide expert closed captioning for broadcast television.
Broadcast Television Subtitling Services
As well as providing closed captioning and open captioning for broadcast television, we also provide subtitling services for both television programmes and films to ensure that your content can be enjoyed by everyone no matter what language they speak. Our expert translators, linguists and foreign-language subtitles experts can produce on-screen dialogue that is perfectly timed, perfectly placed and can be used in the form of either closed or open captions.
Open Captions for Broadcast Television
Although open captions are generally only used in film or video to translate small pockets of dialogue (such as a scene where language spoken is different from the main content language spoken in the rest of the video), open captions, can be requested and carried out as per your requirements.
Video Formats and Open Captioning
We can work with most videos (although we do prefer to work with hard drives on very large video files). We do suggest that if you do not require open captioning that you send us an exact copy of the video you want us to caption or subtitle in a low resolution, as this will save you time and mean that your project is completed quickly and without extra charges.
Subtitle Formats and Closed Captioning Formats
Depending on your specific needs, we can provide a wide range of both subtitle and closed caption formats. These include… SRT –used for YouTube, STL – DVD subtitles, WebVTT – HTML5, web media, XML Custom, CAP – Broadcast media, DFXP – Flash, EBU STL –Broadcast, QuickTime, SAMI (SMI) – Windows, SCC – for broadcast, iTunes, iOS, DVD, SMPTE-TT.
If you don’t see the subtitle or caption file format you require, please feel free to contact us.
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