Live Closed-Captioning

Get the whole conversation. Highly accurate, real-time captioning makes content accessible to everyone, including deaf and hard of hearing audiences.

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Deliver high quality automated captions to your audience
at a fraction of the cost of manual captioning services.

AppTek’s language technology revolutionizes the closed captioning process, delivering on-premise or cloud-based automatic speech recognition (ASR) software for captioning and media content accessibility across a range of domains.

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  • Lower cost – Automate expensive, time-consuming manual tasks of transcribing and captioning programming utlizing advanced ASR technology.
  • Improve content management – Maintain accuracy and consistency across all content channels through automatic transcription and translation.
  • Access 24/7/365 – Use the captioning appliance to create search engine optimization for archives, websites, news departments, program libraries, etc.
  • Benefit through faster time-to-market and ROI – Leverage one single platform with less upfront work across multiple enterprise applications.
Create accessible captioned programming for content including:
Broadcast Television

Broadcast Televsion

Streaming Content

Town Hall Meetings

Training Videos

Religious Sermons

Sporting Events

Experience AppTek’s leading speech recognition technology and see the difference yourself.

AppTek’s Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) delivers fully automated, same-language captions for live content in multiple languages. Our product was developed for and trained on broadcast news, sports, weather and other programming. Check out our video to view samples of our automatic captioning in action.

Generate live instant captions on-premise in just a few simple steps!

AppTek's Live Captioning Appliance is a cost effective, fully functioning CPU or GPU server installed with AppTek’s automatic speech recognition (ASR) media software. It delivers automated,  same-language captions for live content with accuracy and speed that exceeds manual services. Simply plug in your audio feed, connect to a closed caption encoder and display instant live captions for your content.


Input Audio Feed.

Input digital or analog audio feeds to the corresponding 3.5MM audio or digital BNC input jack of the appliance.


Connect to CC Encoder.

Connect output to any popular closed caption encoder via DB-9 connectivity.


Get Live Instant Captions!

Enjoy instant live captions utilizing our embedded state-of-the-art ASR technology.

Live Closed Captioning Appliance Features Accurate Segmentation, Speaker Diarization, True-Casing and Punctuation

Real-Time Live Captioning

Real-time processing with speaker diarization and punctuation, speech segmentation and non-speech detection.

Plug and Play

Plug your media feed into AppTek’s CC Appliance and output to a CC Encoder for instant, real-time captions.

Speaker Detection

AppTek’s CC Appliance detects changes in speakers during broadcasts and generates appropriate line breaks.

Offline Availability

Integrates with Workbench to provide offline speech recognition for archiving of existing media when not in use.

Translate Content

Configurable with AppTek Translate for the creation of subtitles and captions in multiple languages.

Custom Lexicon

Incorporate domain-specific terminology such as proper names, brand names, etc., and generate customized output.

Have questions? Contact AppTek today!

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AppTek provides an artificial intelligence and machine learning-based automatic speech recognition, machine translation and natural language understanding platform for organizations in a variety of markets, such as media and entertainment, call centers, government, enterprise business and others across the globe. Available via the cloud or on-premise, AppTek delivers the highest quality real-time streaming and batch speech technology solutions in the industry.   Featuring scientists and research engineers who are recognized amongst the best and most experienced in the world, the company’s solutions cover a wide array of languages, dialects, and channels.

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