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Take 1 turns focus to localization and access services. Posted: 16/09/2021
Take 1 turns focus to localization and access services.

Take 1 has revealed today that the company is aggressively developing and expanding their existing localization and access service divisions. The new business focus caters for the growing demand for global content and has already resulted in several new appointments, technology acquisitions and partnerships. 



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Digital Nirvana Announces Trance 3.2 for Closed Captioning and Transcription Posted: 18/06/2021
Digital Nirvana Announces Trance 3.2 for Closed Captioning and Transcription

Digital Nirvana, a provider of leading-edge media-monitoring and metadata generation services, today announced Trance 3.2, the latest version of its award-winning, enterprise-grade, cloud-based application for closed captioning and transcription. Trance 3.2 has several new features that will enable faster, more efficient production of publishable closed captions and translations.

New features include upgrades to the tool's natural language processing (NLP) capabilities that, in an industry first, make it possible to identify grammar and style regulations and configure Trance to follow them. And thanks to advancements in machine learning, there are improvements to the machine translation model that satisfy captioners' increased need for localization in multiple languages, quickly translating the content frame by frame while retaining the entire context.

Tags: Digital Nirvana | Trance 3.2 | Closed Captioning | Transcription | Natural Language | Language Processing | NLP
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Simon Says Launches AI Transcription Extension for Adobe Premiere Pro Posted: 15/04/2021
Simon Says Launches AI Transcription Extension for Adobe Premiere Pro

Simon Says, the leading timecode-based AI transcription and video assembly platform for video professionals, is now integrated seamlessly into Adobe Premiere Pro as a workflow extension panel. Transcribe interviews and translate foreign-language recordingsin 100 languagesand receive transcript markers that attach back to clips. Caption edits for accessibility and subtitle sequencesfor international distribution in minutes. All from within the non-linear editor. Coupled with Assemble, Simon Says’ text-based video editor for assembling a rough cut from the soundbites, Simon Says Premiere Pro users save upwards of 50% of the time it typically takes to create a rough cut when using Assemble, getting them to the creative work faster.

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Take 1 bolsters senior leadership team with new CTO and VP of localisation and post-production. Posted: 30/03/2021
Take 1 bolsters senior leadership team with new CTO  and VP of localisation and amp; post-production.

Transcription, translation and access services provider to the media and entertainment sector, Take 1, has made two new appointments to the company’s senior leadership team.  Yelena Makarczyk will take up the newly created role of VP of localisation and post-production and Adam Hewes is joining as chief technology officer.  

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All Typed Up Helps Audiences Engage with Media Posted: 20/01/2021
All Typed Up Helps Audiences Engage with Media

All Typed Up, a well-established provider of transcription services to clients across the full range of service sectors, now offers a range of media subtitling solutions. From popular television programmes, documentaries to one-off video projects, All Typed Up draws on its many years of experience and technological capability to help audiences engage with media.



Tags: media | subtitling solutions | video projects | technology | digital transcription | post-production
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Unleash Your Story with Simon Says Assemble - An Entirely New Way to Edit Video Posted: 08/12/2020
Unleash Your Story with Simon Says Assemble - An Entirely New Way to Edit Video

Simon Says, the leading timecode-based AI transcription platform for video professionals, announced today the launch of Simon Says Assemble, a new product and significant expansion to the Simon Says platform that makes video editing as simple as copying and pasting text. Assemble enables production teams and clients to quickly and easily lock story from the web. Import and transcribe interview footage and dailies; highlight the key soundbites in the transcript; then easily drag and drop the soundbite text into the desired sequence to create the spine of the story. Share, annotate, and sign off in one flow.


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Simon Says Brings its Powerful AI Transcription Tools to DaVinci Resolve Posted: 30/10/2020
Simon Says Brings its Powerful AI Transcription Tools to DaVinci Resolve

Simon Says, the leading AI-based transcription, captioning and translation platform for video professionals, today announced its seamless integration with Blackmagic’s DaVinci Resolve for macOS. Users can now easily find meaningful dialogue, in any language, and receive the frame-accurate video transcript as ranged markers, color coded by speaker, then caption timelines and even align translated subtitles once the edit is complete - all with a few clicks from DaVinci Resolve.

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Take 1 continues senior management expansion with head of finance appointment. Posted: 21/07/2020
Take 1 continues senior management expansion with head of finance appointment.

Broadcast transcription, translation and access services provider, Take 1, has hired Nilani Lingam as head of finance. The appointment, effective from 20 July 2020, follows the recent promotion of Claire Brown to VP of global sales and the hire of Stephen Stewart as chief operating officer as the company continues to expand the senior management team to support ambitious growth plans.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Take 1 unveils new brand as part of digital expansion plan. Posted: 26/02/2020
Take 1 unveils new brand as part of digital expansion plan.

Broadcast transcription, translation and access services company, Take 1, has unveiled a new brand identity and website.  The rebrand and updated online presence is part of the company’s ongoing digital expansion and positions the company as a modern, technology-enabled business.       

 

Over the last few years Take 1 has evolved from a simple service provider to a technology company, having designed, developed and deployed a number of their own systems which combine a human workforce with AI capabilities to deliver operational efficiencies and maintain unrivalled accuracy.  As well as serving a marketing and shop-front function, the new website will provide a secure and seamless gateway to these platforms for new and existing customers.     

 

 

These updates also reflect Take 1’s diversification into new services over recent years.  While the company was originally established to provide transcriptions, translations and post-production scripts to the broadcast industry, they now also provide localisation and access services, including audio descriptions, to the wider media sector.        

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Take 1 appoints industry expert, Stephen Stewart, as COO Posted: 10/12/2019
Take 1 appoints industry expert, Stephen Stewart, as COO

Broadcast metadata and transcription service provider, Take 1, has hired Stephen Stewart to fill the newly created position of chief operating officer.  The appointment is part of a broader restructure of the company’s senior management teamto support their ambitious service and technology expansion plans.   

With the previous role as vice president of global content operations for the BBC as well as positions at Red Bee Media and Deluxe, Stewart is a broadcast and production operations specialist with broad experience.      

As Take 1 COO, Stewart will lead the transition of Take 1 Cloudsolutions into production and implement processes to both maintain the company’s security credentials and secure additional industry accreditations.  He will also be responsible for developing the company’s access services department and for implementing efficiencies across their global workforce.  Stewart will join Take 1 on 16 December 2019 and will report directly to Take 1 CEO, Louise Tapia, from their UK head office.

“Stephen is a respected and accomplished leader and we’re thrilled that he’s chosen to join the Take 1 team,” said Take 1 CEO, Louise Tapia.  “His global operations experience in the broadcast and broader media industry makes him a perfect fit for our future growth plans across our international sites.” 

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Take 1 appoints VP of Global Sales Posted: 07/10/2019
Take 1 appoints VP of Global Sales

Broadcast metadata and transcription company, Take 1, has created a vice president of global sales role to grow their international client base. Claire Brown has been promoted to this new position with immediate effect, after working at the company for almost three years as commercial manager.

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Primestream Tapped by the Organization of American States for Automated Transcription and Video Cataloguing Posted: 19/06/2019
Primestream Tapped by the Organization of American States for Automated Transcription and Video Cataloguing

Primestream® the leader in Media Asset Management and workflow automation, today announced that the Organization of American States (OAS) has selected Primestream’s Xchange® platform — hosted in the cloud and integrated with Artificial Intelligence (AI) — to catalog their media assets.

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Take 1 launches platform for secure video transcription in the cloud Posted: 26/03/2019
Take 1 launches platform for secure video transcription in the cloud

Broadcast metadata and transcription specialist, Take 1, today announced the launch of the Take 1 Cloud, a cloud-based, secure by design platform, developed to provide seamless video transcription workflows to the company’s worldwide client base. The platform has been developed in collaboration with an international media organisation to comply with the strictest security protocols in the industry.

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Take 1 expands US presence with a new office opening in Connecticut Posted: 09/10/2018
Take 1 expands US presence with a new office opening in Connecticut

Broadcast metadata and transcription specialist, Take 1, have registered as a limited liability company (LLC) in the state of Connecticut and will open a new office in Stamford later this month. The East Coast operation will be the company’s third base in the Americas, in addition to offices in Chile and a presence in Los Angeles.

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Take 1 is awarded DPP Committed to Security marks Posted: 10/09/2018
Take 1 is awarded DPP Committed to Security marks

Broadcast metadata and transcription specialist, Take 1, has received the DPP Committed to Security marks for both production and broadcast environments. The company is one of 29 industry providers to have been awarded the security marks to date.

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