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Old April 25th, 2002, 08:07 PM   #1
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This is just a curiosity question.

Has anyone had to accommodate/provide closed-captioning on a piece? If so, how did you do it?
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Old April 26th, 2002, 06:12 AM   #2
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It depends on what the duplication or post house wants. I have provided just typed sheets and others have wanted word files etc to import into their software. It is then encoded and inserted into blank lines in the vertical sync.

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Old April 26th, 2002, 10:31 AM   #3
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If you go down the MPEG2 route (for DVD for example, or
digital sattelite distribution) it is encoded (digitally) within
the MPEG2 file. I don't think I've seen software encoders
who can embed this signal. A DVD duplication house might
know more about this issue. If you want to know more for
mpeg2 encoding I might be able to ask some friends of mine.
Lemme know if you need it.

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