10th March 2015

Whistler Film Fest 2015 Open For Submissions

whistler film festivalThe Whistler Film Festival is seeking submissions for its 15th edition, which runs from December 2 to 6 2015, and will feature up to 90 films comprised of about 40 features and 50 shorts. Canadian and International filmmakers are invited to submit films of all lengths and genres by the following deadlines:  Read the rest of this entry »

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10th March 2015

SOVO Makes Giant Leap In Speech Recognition Technology For Realtime Transcriptions

sovoSOVO Technologies Inc, a Montreal-based supplier of closed-captioning and transcription, has announced the deployment of the results of its important research and development investments of the last few years, which leads to improved accuracy of closed captions produced in realtime through its proprietary speech recognition technology. The technological breakthrough, combined with best-in-class operational procedures honed in over the years at SOVO, will help yield closed-captioning intelligibility results that could never be attained previously with speech recognition systems. The intelligibility of closed captions produced for live programs, which depends among other things on the accuracy and the speed of the realtime audio transcription, is at the heart of some Canadian broadcasters’ regulatory obligations set by the CRTC since 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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