Telestream, a provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, recently announced that it has acquired CPC (News - Alert), a captioning software company. As a result of the acquisition, Telestream has expanded its portfolio which now includes solutions like MacCaption for the Mac and CaptionMaker for Windows.
"CPC is a recognized leader in captioning for television and the Web, whose customers include media and entertainment companies, educational institutions, and houses of worship," said Dan Castles, CEO at Telestream. "Our customers at all levels need tools to author and distribute captioning in a more integrated way. This is a natural extension of what we do, and we look forward to integrating CPC's world-class technology into all of our products."
Telestream provides live and on-demand digital video tools and workflow solutions that allow consumers and businesses to transform video on the desktop and across the enterprise. Telestream products span the entire digital media lifecycle, including video capture and ingest; live and on-demand encoding and transcoding; playout, delivery, and live streaming; as well as automation and orchestration of the entire workflow. Telestream corporate headquarters are located in Nevada City, California.
"Closed Captioning services are no longer relegated just to the linear television broadcast," observes Ken Brady, SVP Media Technology and Operations at Turner Broadcasting (News - Alert) System, Inc. "Our content is consumed on mobile, broadcast, and broadband, and we constantly strive to make our captioning services available and accessible on any medium our viewers choose. Turner both creates and welcomes innovation in this important segment of our viewership."
In related news, Avangate (News - Alert), a Customer Centric Commerce solution provider, recently announced that Telestream has deployed Avangate's SkyCommerce customer centric solution to manage their worldwide eCommerce system. Telestream chose Avangate to address the unique needs of their growing global customer base.
Telestream offers live and on-demand digital video tools and workflow solutions to businesses like CNN, BBC and CBS, as well as consumers, and is focused on transforming the digital media lifecycle in every area, including the sales and support cycle.