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Live caption for Broadcast

AppTek’s language technology breakthrough revolutionizes the closed captioning process. The Live Captioning Appliance is a cost effective, fully functional server installed with AppTek’s automatic speech recognition (ASR) media software that delivers fully automated, same-language captions for live content with accuracy and speed that match or exceed human captioning.

  • Save money – Automates expensive, time-consuming manual tasks of transcribing and captioning programming.

  • Improve content management – Maintains accuracy and consistency across all content channels through automatic transcription and translation.

  • Create rich metadata – Search engine optimization for archives, websites, news departments, program libraries, etc.

  • Faster time to market and faster return on investment – Leverage one single platform with less upfront work across multiple enterprise applications

Live Accurate Captioning

Live Caption Appliance


  • For stations with a “Digital First” strategy the Live Captioning Appliance can be used offline to create captions & subtitles for web-stream news content ahead of the scheduled TV newscast.
  • Content with existing captions & subtitles can be processed offline to re-align & sync CC text to audio.

  • Allows existing transcripts to be synchronized with the source audio making time-stamped text that is fully searchable


  • Real-time processing with speaker recognition, speech segmentation and non-speech detection
  • Text Natural Language Processing (NLP) for grammatical breaks and capitalization

  • Outputs the standard captioning key formats (.srt, .stl, .scc, and others)

  • Configurable with AppTek Translate for the creation of subtitles in multiple languages

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