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From the Briefing Room...

Aberdeen Captioning, along with software developer CPC, has joined forces to develop the first file-based closed-captioning system that can maximize the benefits of Sony’s XDCAM HD422 tapeless technology. The new workflow is designed to use Sony’s PDW-HD1500 optical deck to make the process more efficient, faster and more flexible.

“Because the XDCAM system is file-based, we’re able to do our work in a much more refined and streamlined way,” said Matt Cook, President of Aberdeen Captioning. “Now, once someone is done with their XDCAM edit, we take their file, caption directly onto that file, and then place it back onto the disc. We’ve eliminated the need to go through a closed-captioning encoder—which can cost up to $10,000—therefore eradicating the requirement to do real-time play-out.” more...

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