Media Services

Closed Captioning

Digital Nirvana’s Closed Captioning Services

We provide cost effective, efficient and highly accurate closed captioning service. We offer post-production Pop-on and Roll-up captioning service along with subtitling and caption synchronization services. We set up customized workflows for our customers. You can submit specific job requests, upload media files, preview and export transcript and caption files through the APIs.

Often you come across unsynchronized captions or lost captions while extracting clips for IP delivery requiring reprocessing and re-synchronization of the captions. DN's workflow enables to capture live footage, fingerprint them, synchronize captions within the video clips and deliver back to you in near-live time-frame so as to avoid delays in getting the content over to the Internet portals.

For sports and news clips with 12-hour window for captioning on web, our services also offer proofreading/editing the live captions for higher accuracy. Our caption service offerings also come with flexible turnaround, accurate captions even on difficult content, accurate placement and synchronization of captions, expertise on multiple sectors and the ability to provide multiple output formats and convert formats. Some of the caption formats that we deal with are SRT, TTML, DFXP, SMPTE-TT, SCC, SBV, RealText, Adobe Encore, SMI, WMP.TXT, STL, Avid.AAF, etc.

Our range of coverage includes pre-recorded TV shows, online video content, online clips, montages, streaming videos, sports, news, corporate sessions, lectures, live events and house of worship videos.

Why Choose Us?

Our dedicated team of editors and technicians, with the help of enriched enterprise-level technology, produces one of the finest captioning results for our vast customer base. Our workflow leveraged machine learning and resources ensures efficient higher speech-to-text solution standards than usual industry levels. We take pride in being the leader among top closed captioning companies driven by the ideas we inculcate as a team.

1. Automation and Customization

Our adoption of automation and customization offerings adds to our success story. We continue to strive to increase our ability to integrate with customer's workflow to automate content acquisition and caption file delivery according to their unique preferences.

2. Secure and Confidential

Our cloud-based architecture enables smooth and secure file transfer and storage. We operate with the Industry-standard data security and storage capability for future use.

3. Cost Effectiveness

Our unique delivery model integrates business processes, people at different locations with multiple skill sets, into unified operational model. This coupled with technological expertise in media content for over two decades helps us consistently deliver reasonable priced solutions with emphasis on quality, efficiency and reduced delivery risks.

4. Ensures Expertise Support 24*7

We save you from investing your time on cross-checking the typo-free and carefully timed captions we provide. We boast of a healthy customer service; our team is available around the clock for last-minute changes to be made to the deliverables. You may also avail feedback and review on choice. Feel free to reach out to our experts 24*7.

With the FCC regulation for captions on Sports and Alert News published over the web came into effect from 1st July 2017, the need for real time captioning and web publishing of broadcasted video content is on the upside.

Digital Nirvana’s all-new revolutionary closed caption synchronization solution has been put together to address this need. Get quality near-live synchronized captioning of your unsynchronized captions for web delivery, which is aimed to reduce the lag time between broadcast and IP delivery. For sports and alert news clips with 8-12 hour window for captioning on web, our services also offer proofreading and editing of captions with high accuracy.

How We Do It?

Our caption synchronization solution is designed specifically to reduce manual intervention. The process dealt by Digital Nirvana consists of few simple and organized steps through which broadcasters today can benefit in multiple ways whether it is to reduce errors or to save time.

The live broadcast is captured after which fingerprinting of the same is carried out. Then synchronization within the video clip(s) is done. The content is then delivered back to customers in a near-live pace so that it can be distributed onto their internet portals. The compact solution as a whole ensures a faster, hassle-free and a much advanced technological service to synchronize existing captions.

Digital Nirvana’s Best Practices

Perfect Synchronization: We synchronize the timing of captions as closely as possible to the audio narration. We take pride in sharing that our services don’t leave any chance for a notable delay.

Importance to Musical Cues: Readily accessible and available descriptions of sound effects and musical backgrounds, to those who wish them- taken care of!

Accurate Captioning: Not only free of grammatical, spelling or punctuation errors, our team shall also ensure a consistent format, style or font while synchronizing the text to the multimedia content.

Digital Nirvana’s Automated Sports Clipping

Nowadays, young viewers tend to watch sports and games online, social media or on mobile devices, and quite a few of them rarely sit down to watch an entire game. This means a wide range of viewers are consuming sports snippets. Capitalizing on the trend, Digital Nirvana recently announced first of its kind all-automated sports clipping service. Our Sports Clipping Service enables broadcasters to capture and reproduce any fast-paced moment of a game. Our system can ingest hours of sports streams on any given day and can search and analyze these streams in no time to create relevant clips.

Digital Nirvana’s Sports Clipping Service with Automated Caption Synchronization

Our Sports Clips are integrated with automatically synchronized captions, which allows broadcasters to publish sports media content online or via social media without any considerable time delay, this is also done in compliance with new FCC regulations. Our Sports Clipping service together with the frame-accurate synchronized captions enhance viewer experience to a greater extent.

How it Works

Digital Nirvana’s fully automated Sports Clipping Service automatically analyzes real-time sports broadcasts to generate ready-to-publish clips of the highlights. Our service is also capable of generating highlight images and GIFs for promotional activities for our customers.

Key Benefits

  • Cloud-based, real-time analysis
  • Companies don’t have to do their own logging
  • Quickly publish the clips to website or social media
  • Generate highlight reel
  • Playlist creation
  • FCC regulation compliance

To know everything about our Automated Sports Clipping service with Caption Synchronization, please get in touch with our industry specialists.

Video content streaming is one of the most happening trends in the digital world today whether it is for generating brand awareness or to directly drive sales or for mere portrayal of oneself. Visual presentations are sweeping over plain textual content at a very fast pace. With rising consumption of non-textual multimedia by the global population, video content producers or dealers are facing increased challenges to hold up to the industry’s expectations and the high competition. Advertising agencies, marketing firms and other corporate sectors which deal with video in either of the ways are urged to think out of the box, invest smart and increase the ROI from their existing libraries.

Video subtitling companies play a magnificent role here since the concept of subtitling of any video clip has today become an integral part beyond compliance into customer acquisition. Its ability to boost the content discoverability is one of the top most factors for its high adoption rates across industries all over the world. Support from the law by the requisition of subtitles or closed captions on all video formats has opened the doors to a revolutionary world of subtitling, closed captioning, caption synchronization and transcription.

Why Digital Nirvana

Digital Nirvana’s media services are equipped to cater to a wide range of customers. Our clients include production houses for movies, shows, plays, corporate for internal or promo videos, faith organization or house of worship for sermons, educational institutions for lecture or class content, government or law for court hearings or assembly meetings. Practically, any entity that utilizes visual content and requires text for speech or non-speech items to be displayed can avail our subtitling services.

We add subtitles to video online. Our services also cover movies, TV shows, corporate meetings, training videos, seminars, universities or school lecture videos. Service experience of over two decades coupled with a passionate and dedicated approach towards adopting technological advancements into the process has helped deliver quality services to our customers while containing costs. Our decade long relationships and above 95% customer retention is our pride.

Key Benefits

  • Content Security: Secure your data with our cloud-based architecture
  • Multiple Format Outputs: including customized formats
  • Flexible Customer Care
  • Quick Turnarounds: ranging from 2 hours
  • Automated Workflow: leveraging speech-to-text for efficient processing
  • Accurate and Synchronous: subtitles free of typos, grammatical/punctuation errors
  • Tailor-made Solutions: integrates with customer’s existing process to automate content acquisition and subtitle file delivery
  • High volume handling capacity

Video Logging is essentially a service provided for Media, Broadcasting or production companies for a variety of reasons based on their requirements. Video logging helps to search and access their desired visual clip quickly from a large media file that makes a media editor’s life a lot easier. Video logs are also effective in recapturing the visual moments at any required time.

Metadata creation is another service that goes hand-in-hand with video logging. Metadata is created based on client-specific requirements like time code, shot description, dialogue transcript, etc.

Digital Nirvana’s Video Logging Service

At Digital Nirvana, we make great systems by strapping together our media and digital technology expertise. With our highly accurate and cost-effective video logging and metadata services, you can now capture, organize and manage your video data with a lot more ease.

Our video logging service is competent enough to meet any client-specific technical and metadata requirements.

How We Do It

Digital Nirvana’s technically qualified media experts carefully scan through the entire video broadcast and make log notes covering key information regarding the video (date, time, location, and other metadata).

Too big, too small…? File size doesn’t matter; our frame-accurate metadata help your editors to instantly pick the exact clip that you are looking for.

What Makes Us the Best?

We are in the business for over two decades and are fueled with experienced, innovative and dedicated work force that tirelessly delivers high-quality media products. Our highly diligent R&D team is constantly looking to enhance our great products.

Digital Nirvana’s proven automated process helps to amplify productivity at a much quicker turnaround.

How Easy Is To Avail Our Service?

Just sign in to our online ordering and tracking system or dial in to speak to our experts at any time of your convenience, it’s as easy as that.

Give us your specific requirements with the timeline; your video log is delivered in the format that you ask for and we do respect your timeline.

Entertainment industry is incurring humongous loss due to various forms of piracy, adversely affecting music companies, artists, other stakeholders, etc. There is a sharp increase in the count of entities beginning to opt for content tracking to take necessary precautions to avoid losses due to duplication. Proportionally, the concept of metadata of copyrighted songs is globally on the rise.

Digital Nirvana offers a copyrighted content tracking service using powerful audio fingerprinting technology to identify and tag copyrighted songs and programs across a large network of monitored radio stations. Our advanced technology can accurately monitor what songs are played and when. An intuitive web-based architecture offers a comprehensive database with metadata of copyrighted songs and programs. In addition, clients receive detailed and customized reports of song data and activity.

Technologies and Benefits

  • Audio fingerprinting
  • Repeat audio detection
  • Metadata editing
  • Supports multiple languages and non-captioned broadcasts
  • Offers comprehensive reference databases and metadata of copyrighted songs and programs
  • Provides detailed and customized reports of song data and activity

With our signature Automated Transcription Technology, it is now possible for you to stream preliminary transcripts live on to your work flows. Complete edited transcripts can also be delivered as a single dispatch at a turnaround of 1-1.5x the duration.

High Quality Transcription Services

We also have a hybrid transcription solution wherein the automated transcripts are shot to our manual workflow where it is further proof read and edited by our highly experienced transcription professionals for a superior quality. We provide extremely reliable tailor-made solutions with our efficient automated workflow at a quicker turnaround.

Formats - Transcripts

We deliver transcripts in any format specified by our customers. Let to us know your specifications.

Coverage By Our Digital Transcription Services

  • General Events — Corporate Conference Calls, Corporate Seminars, Educational Forums, Workshop Proceedings, Press Briefings, Meetings.
  • Business and Financial — Investors Meetings, Conference Calls, Teleconferences, Product Launch Meets, Financial Reports.
  • Media Related — Documentaries, Talk Shows, Interviews, etc.
  • Law Firms — Legal reports, arbitration & court transcriptions, etc.
  • Educational — Content from research, thesis, seminars, lectures.
  • Political and Government Liaisons — Meetings, Hearings, etc.

You can get in touch with our experts 24*7 for any of your specific transcription needs.