VITAC CMO John Capobianco Among the Conference’s Featured Speakers
Captions continue to expand well beyond traditional television, reaching new audiences every day via screens, tablets, and smartphones. With an hour of video uploaded to YouTube every second, and 85 percent of Facebook video viewed without sound, companies have taken notice as content providers seek every competitive edge in the battle for viewership. Accessible online video is the key to reaching – and expanding – audiences.
John Capobianco, VITAC’s chief marketing officer, will discuss this and other topics as a featured speaker at next week’s Streaming Media West 2018, a leading online and business technology conference.
VITAC is a proud to be among the sponsors of this year’s Streaming Media West conference, which will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 13 and 14, at the Hyatt Regency in Huntingdon Beach, California. VITAC is a Live Streaming Summit Platinum Sponsor.
Capobianco will discuss the many approaches to accessible live-streamed media during the “Reaching the Audience — Advances and Challenges in Captioning Live Streams” presentation set for Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 11:30 a.m. VITAC will provide captions for the presentation, and our representatives also will be on-site to answer captioning and accessibility related questions.
Streaming Media West is designed to offer practical advice and thought leadership as well as in-depth training sessions regarding the trends shaping the future of digital media. The conference boasts more than 1,000 attendees, including those in the media, entertainment, sports video, advertising, investment, education, and video engineering, development and IT sectors, and 100 speakers ranging from veteran industry executives to startup leaders as well as product displays and demos on the expo floor.
VITAC has worked with caption viewers, advocacy groups, and consumer organizations for more than three decades, and we stand by our commitment to provide captions and accessible solutions for our customers and consumers, namely the tens of millions of Americans who rely on captioning every day. Our recent sponsorships have included the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors, Society for Human Resources Management, and Colorado Broadband & Communications conferences and TDI’s 50th anniversary gala.
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