July 24, 2013 - 10:25am

Closed-caption laws, standards and practices continue to evolve and new challenges are faced as professional broadcasters, system operators and content providers strive to deliver reliable captioning to all viewers on all devices.

Whether you are upgrading your HD infrastructure, expanding IP delivery networks, or attempting to comply with recent online caption mandates, you can rely on Sencore’s expertise and video products to help ensure close caption data flows smoothly through the entire broadcast chain.

The Sencore TXS 3600 Broadcast Transcoder can convert CEA-608/708 to SCTE-20 captions for legacy set to box applications. Our TXS 8000 series transcoders can convert CEA-608/708 caption data to any of the popular OTT container formats (Adobe Flash, Microsoft Smooth Streaming, Apple HTTP Adaptive, and MPEG DASH).

Sencore’s entire operational product line supports new and legacy caption formats such as CEA-608 (NTSC), CEA 708(DTVCC), SCTE-20, and new online caption standards: Receiver/Decoders, Transcoders, Digital Turnaround Gateways and Satellite Modulators.

Read our whitepaper on OTT Captions, or contact Sencore today to receive a LIVE demonstration and evaluation unit!

Sencore's Captioning Series, Part 1 of 3.
Closed-caption laws, standards and practices continue to evolve and new challenges are faced as professional broadcasters, system operators and content providers strive to deliver reliable captioning to all viewers on all
devices.