Atresmedia Televisión

“Have you thought how to reuse captions as metadata?”

Helping a Spanish broadcaster to be fully accessible

Atresmedia Television is one of the main commercial broadcasters in Spain. They trust Ericsson’s expertise and innovation to host the following Accessibility Services for their  4 DTT Free-TV channels: Antena 3, laSexta, Neox, Nova, Mega.

  • Live & pre-recorded captions
  • Audio description
  • Sign language interpreting (live & pre-recorded)
  • Translation captions

The Challenge

  • Comply with Spanish regulatory requirements
  • Deliver access services for high profile commercial channels with constantly changing schedules for mix of live sports, news, drama, feature films
  • Improve cost efficiency  of captions

Outsource complexity of high volume of captions

The Solution

  • Own proprietary live captioning platform to provide highest-quality & lowest-latency
  • 8.000 h of live and pre-recorded captions p.a. for 4 TV channels 24/7, sign language interpreting, audio description, translation
  • Quality control and versioning
  • Wide range of voice artists

4000 hours of Live captions

The Result

  • Single, efficient partner to fully comply with Spanish  regulations
  • Synergies & Efficiencies: “Re-versioning” of captions for quick re-use & exploring new ways to reuse captions as metadata
  • Use Ericsson access expert consultants to facilitate better relationships between broadcasters and disability lobby groups

Strong Audience satisfaction

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