VITAC and Take 1 to demonstrate joint capabilities under the Verbit brand at IBC 2022

31st August 2022

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Following Verbit’s recent acquisition of both companies, VITAC and Take 1 will demonstrate their joint capabilities from a shared stand during IBC 2022, Sept 9-12, at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre.

With more than 50 years of combined experience in the media and entertainment industry, VITAC and Take 1 offer a variety of live and offline captioning, transcription, audio description, subtitling and dubbing services.

About VITAC

VITAC is the largest provider of closed captioning and accessible communications in North America, responsible for captioning approximately 582,000 live program hours per year, and creating verbatim, precisely timed captions for 57,000 pre‐recorded programs annually. VITAC customers include every major broadcast network, most cable channels, streaming platforms, program producers, and production companies, among others.

About Take 1

Take 1, a leading provider of transcription, access, and localization services to the media and entertainment industry, has been helping global media brands reach wider audiences since 1998. The company specializes in start-to-finish transcription and captioning services for video content, from the time the first scene is filmed to the final release on air. Take 1’s more than 2,000 customers include national and international broadcasters, cable networks, and streaming platforms, production houses, and social media outlets.

The on-stand experience

The VITAC and Take 1 teams will be available on stand 5.G36 at IBC 2022 to demonstrate their joint capabilities in:  

  • Live Captions
  • Pre-recorded Captions
  • Subtitles
  • Transcription
  • Audio Description
  • Dubbing and Translation

The companies will also reveal how extracting valuable metadata at the beginning of the content supply chain and working with one provider for the full suite of media services provides significant operational and cost efficiencies. 

Speaking events at IBC 2022

VITAC and Take 1’s access services manager, Scott Henderson will take part in a panel discussion entitled “Managed Services: Adding Value in Content Distribution” on the Content Everywhere Stage, Hall5 on Monday, Sep 12, at 2:30pm.

Joining Henderson on the panel is Bill McLaughlin, Chief Product Officer at AI Media, and Tom Wootton, Head of Product – Broadcast and Access at Red Bee Media. Find out more here.

Company quote

“IBC 2022 comes less than two months after Take 1 joined the Verbit family and provides the perfect opportunity for us to introduce our new partners at VITAC to the UK and European market and to demonstrate our joint capabilities.  We can’t wait to see everyone at the show.” Louise Tapia, Take 1 CEO

“We’re excited to be at IBC 2022 and thrilled to be working with Take 1. IBC is the perfect place for new and existing clients to learn about our combined services and offerings, and how we can partner on all their accessibility needs.” Doug Karlovits, VITAC General Manager

Meet the VITAC and Take 1 team at IBC 2022 Stand 5.G36

Visit https://info.vitac.com/ibc2022 for more information.