Captionmax, has purchased multiple licenses for Starfish’s Advantage Audio Description workstation and linear audio processing technology.
Reading, UK, October 2018: Starfish Technologies, a pioneer in Audio Description (Video Description) technology, today announced that Captionmax, one of North America’s largest full-service media accessibility companies, has purchased and implemented multiple licenses for Starfish’s Advantage Audio Description workstation and linear audio processing software.
The sale is a significant advance into the North American market for Starfish, based in part on product developments that enable Advantage to precisely match framerates and other technical parameters that are specific to the US market.
Moreover, the companies will collaborate on developing future, commercially viable features that will benefit current and prospective customers of both companies.
Captionmax President and CEO Truck Morrison said, “We have been anxious to migrate to a contemporary description software system that we knew could scale with us well into the future.”
Brian Gebhart, Captionmax’s Description Supervisor, added, “The Advantage workstation is the best description tool on the market. The user interface, audio controls, and timing features all help to ensure that our writers are able to create accurate, seamless, expressive descriptions for our clients’ content. And the folks at Starfish have been incredible partners, adding several enhancements to optimize the software for our workflow.”