Softel subtitling, captioning and interactivity

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Subtitling and Captioning

For complete end-to-end subtitling and captioning, Miranda offers Softel Swift™, a family of software that enhances productivity and reduces operation costs. The Miranda Softel Swift family of products allows you to create, manage, repurpose, encode, transcode, insert, monitor and transmit subtitles and captions.

The Miranda family of Softel subtitling and caption software can be used with a wide range of file formats and have been optimized for multi-channel and multi-language broadcasting over a variety of platforms including the web and mobile.

Miranda works closely with leading video server manufacturers and automation system providers, achieving seamless integration in broadcast workflows for enhanced productivity and efficiency. For 3D subtitles and captions, Swift has been enhanced to support 3D BDN file specifications as well as external 3D graphics insertion systems for both preview and transmission.

This guide from Miranda examines “The 10 Most Common Subtitling and Captioning Challenges” and explores how to deal with them.

Download our practical Guide to Captioning and Subtitling in File-based Workflows with real-life case studies from Turner and The Mill.

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Europe, Middle East, Africa, India

Austria

Logic Media Solutions GmbH
Sandstrasse 7
Bickenbach, Germany , Austria , 64404

Tel: 06257 93800
Fax: 49 6257 903 882


AVI-SYS Electronics GmbH
Felbigergasse 38, A - 1140
Vienna , Austria

Tel: +43 1419 6010


Belarus

Offtech Technologies
Pereulok I.Buinitckogo 3
Minsk , Belarus , 220114

Tel: +375172673681


Belgium

AV Group
Rue Jean-Baptiste Baeckstraat 33 B.2
Brussels , Belgium , 1190

Tel: +32 2 348 60 40
Fax: +32 2 347 41 50




www.avgroup.be

Bosnia and Hercegovina

AVC Sarajevo
Azize Sacirbegovic 7
Sarajevo , Bosnia and Hercegovina , 71000

Tel: +385-1-600 80 00
Tel: +387-33-711 865
Fax: +387-33-711 866


Bulgaria

New-Tek Ltd
Technical University, Block 2, Room 2325A
Sofia , Bulgaria , 1000

Tel: +359 2 962 52 86


Burundi

Techsys Rwanda Ltd
Centenary House,3rd Floor
P.O.Box: 2500
Kigali , Burundi

Tel: +250 252 570 370
Tel: +250 (0) 78 830 96 51
Fax: +250 252 570 415

Balaswamy Catechist

Croatia

Kapetanovic Systems
Nova Cesta 171
Zagreb , Croatia , 10000

Tel: +385 1 6040 544


Croatia

AVC Zagreb
Karlovacka cesta 36b
Zagreb , Croatia , 10020

Tel: +385-1-600 80 00
Fax: +385-1-611 13 16



Czech Republic

KIT digital Czech
Slezska 113
Prague 3 , Czech Republic , 130 00

Tel: +420 271 742 111
Fax: +420 271 742 112
Cell: +420 602 545 270



Elvia Pro Ltd
U Elektry 203/8
Prague 9 , Czech Republic , 198 00

Tel: 420 224 999 424


Denmark

Danmon Danmark A/S
Nybrovej 99
Gentofte , Denmark , 2820

Tel: +45 45 96 88 00
Fax: +45 45 93 41 50

Bjarne Lønborg

Egypt

System Design
199, 1st Neighborhood, 4th District
6th of October City , Egypt

Tel: +202 3833 5320
Fax: +202 3833 5340
Cell: +20100 105 2078


Estonia

ProMedia Inc.
Tartu 43 Kreutzwaldi 24
Tallin , Estonia , 10128 Tallin

Tel: +3726272041


Ethiopia

Technology Systems & Solutions Plc
PO Box 12446
Office No.: 702,
7th Floor, Mega House, Bole Road
Addis Ababa , Ethiopia

Tel: +251 115 528013
Tel: +251 911 201991
Fax: +251 115 528283

Joannes Catechist

www.techsys-et.com

Finland

Mediatrade Oy
Elimäenkatu 9 A
Helsinki , Finland , 00510

Tel: +358 9 7740470
Fax: +358 9 7017033


France

PB Europe
409 Boulevard des Eucalyptus
Anthéor , France , 83530

Tel: +33 (0) 6 46 54 84 43


Georgia

Indent LLC
8, Jiqia Str.
Tbilisi , Georgia , 0186

Tel: +995 32 54 14 31
Fax: +995 32 54 14 90

General Director: Zurab Gegenava


www.indent.ge

Technical Director:
Devi Kvaichadze
Com. Director:
Ramin Sarkisyan

Germany

SHM Broadcast GmbH
Roemerstrasse 32
Forstinning , Germany , D-85661

Tel: +49 8121 – 98 01-0
Fax: +49 8121 – 98 01-23




www.shm-broadcast.de

Greece

Telmaco S.A.
A. Diakou 23
Halandri, Athens , Greece , 152 33

Tel: +30 210 6874 100
Fax: +30 210 6874 199


Ariston Broadcast & Telecom Solutions A.E.
32 Dimitrakopoulou st., Palaio Faliro
Athens , Greece , 175 63

Tel: +30 210 9810030
Fax: +30 210 9810029




www.aristonbts.gr

Hungary

Rexfilm
Etele ut 59-61
Budapest , Hungary , H-1119

Tel: +36 1 382 7188


Somos Video LTD
Lipotvar Street 2
Budapest , Hungary , H-1141

Tel: +36 1 460 8050


Rexfilm
Etele út 59-61.
Budapest , Hungary , H-1119

Tel: +36-1-382-7160



www.rexfilm.hu

Iceland

Nyherji hf.
Borgartun 37
Reykjavik , Iceland , 105

Tel: +354 569 7700
Fax: 354 569 7789
Cell: 354 821 0840



www.nyherji.com

India

Shaf Broadcast Pvt. Ltd.
R-401, Remi BizCourt, Off: Veera Desai Road
Mumbai , India , 400053

Tel: +91 22 66972999


Ideal Broadcasting India Ltd.
F 31, 2nd floor Sector-6
Noida, Uttar Pradesh , India , 2001301

Tel: +91 120 4544120
+91 120 4544121
+91 120 4544122
+91 120 4544112



Iraq

Future Art Broadcast Trading Ltd.
Sa'adoon Street, Dist. 102, St. 9, Bldg. 12
Baghdad , Iraq

Tel: +96418188959
Fax: +964 18173200
Cell: +964 7702999962



www.fa-bt.com

Ireland

EuroTek
Unit E, 61 Heather Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate
Dublin , Ireland , 18

Tel: +353 1 295 7811
Fax: +353 1 295 7885



www.eurotek.ie

Israel

A.B.S Altman Broadcast Services
24/a Habarzel st.
Tel-Aviv , Israel , 53108

Tel: +972-3-7682005
Fax: +972-3-6486236
Cell: +972-505-700019


Italy

Allyn
Via Mario Fani, 177
Rome , Italy , 00133

Tel: +39 06 35511437
Fax: +39 06 35019637


Jordan

H.E.A.T
Princess Taghreed St Marvels Center 2nd Floor
Sweifiah , Jordan , 140306

Tel: +962 65861914
Fax: +962 6 586 3725



PO Box 140306 Amman

Kosovo

AVC Prishtina
PRONET Business Center, Zona Industriale Veternik pn
Prishtina , Kosovo

Tel: +385-1-600 80 00
Tel: +381-38-60 20 42
Fax: +381-38-60 20 42



Kuwait

I.N.C
Fahd Al-Salem St, Safat Tower, Floor 11
Safat , Kuwait , 13012

Tel: +965 2443131
Fax: +965 244 3130



PO Box 1167

Latvia

Hannu Pro
11 Kugu Street
Riga , Latvia , LV1048

Tel: +3717452206


Lebanon

Broadcast & Communication Systems sal
Dora Highway Cebaco Center, Bloc C 3rd Floor, Apt #303
Jdeidet El Metn , Lebanon

Tel: +961 1 245656
Fax: +961 1 257970




POBox 90-1255 Jdeidet El Metn - Metn 1202 2100

Lithuania

TVC
Latviu Street 15
Vilnius , Lithuania , 08123

Tel: +370 52636357


Macedonia

AVC Skopje
ul.Kej Noemvri br.8, 1/2-3
Skopje , Macedonia , 1000

Tel: +385-1-600 80 00
Tel: +389-2-31 31 552 or 553
Fax: +389-2-31 09 284



Montenegro

RTC
Koste Glavinica 9
Belgrade , Montenegro , 11000

Tel: +381 11 3699225
Fax: +381 11 3699917




www.rtc.rs

Netherlands

Alphatron Broadcast Electronics
Spoorhaven 78
Berkel en Rodenrijs , Netherlands , 4901 KB

Tel: +31 10 5140680
Fax: +31 10 5140699



www.alphatron.tv

Nigeria

Cedar Business Services Ltd
11 Oweh Street
Lagos , Nigeria

Tel: +234 1 764 3416


Nigeria

C2S Nigeria
5b, Afolabi Awosanya Street
Off Agbaoku Street
Opebi, Ikeja, Lagos , Nigeria

Tel: +234 (0) 803 759 1870



www.c2snigeria.com

Pakistan

Techlink Communications
111/B-Block-2, Mezzanine Floor, Suite 1A, Khalid Bin Waleed Road, PECHS
Karachi , Pakistan , 75400

Tel: +92 21 4550881
Tel: 92 21 4559530
Fax: 92 21 4551086


Palestine

Star2000 Boadcast & Professional Equipement Co.
Zahrat Al-Masayef Building, Floor -2
Irsal Street
Ramallah , Palestine , P.O.Box 2130

Tel: +9702 2984037
Fax: +9702 2984038



www.star2000.ps

Poland

Janusz Rupik PVP sp. z o. o.
ul Rumiana 3C
Warszawa , Poland , 02-956

Tel: +48 22 2570080
Fax: +48 22 6519711



www.jr-pvp.pl

Portugal

PANTALHA
Rua Amarelhe 18A-Quinta das Pedreiras
Lisboa , Portugal , 1750-321

Tel: +35121 7543640
Fax: +35121 7599167


Romania

Teledesign International
75 Boulevardul Unirii Bldg App. 14 Sector 3
Bucharest , Romania , 030832

Tel: +40213127153


DIGITAL MEDIA ENGINEERING
17D Fainari Str, Et 1, Apt 2, Int 2, Sector 2
Bucharest , Romania , 021221

Tel: +40 21 210 04 98
Cell: +40 722 428 874

Vlad Zidaroiu, General Manager


Skype: vlad_zidaroiu
www.digitalmediaeng.ro

Russia

OKNO-TV (Professional video equipment)
23 Akademika Koroleva Street, building 2
Moscow , Russia , 127427

Tel: +7 495 543 9393
Fax: +7 495 617 5373



www.okno-tv.ru

VIDAU SYSTEMS
9 B.Marinskaya st., Office 107, build I
Moscow , Russia , 129805

Tel: +7 495 777 7464
Fax: +7 495 742 0044

Olga Tverdokhlebova

Okno-TV
23, Akademika Koroleva str., bld. 2
Moscow , Russia , 127427

Tel: +7 495 543-93-93
Fax: +7 495 617-53-73

Mikhail Kalanchekaev
Dmitry Sheykin

Rwanda

Techsys Rwanda Ltd
Centenary House,3rd Floor
P.O.Box: 2500
Kigali , Rwanda

Tel: +250 252 570 370
Tel: +250 (0) 78 830 96 51
Fax: +250 252 570 415

Balaswamy Catechist

Serbia

RTC
Koste Glavinica 9
Belgrade , Serbia , 11000

Tel: +381 11 3699225
Fax: +381 11 3699917




www.rtc.rs

Slovakia

Centron Slovakia
Podhaj 107
Bratislava , Slovakia , 841 03

Tel: +421 2 64780767



www.centron.sk

Slovenia

BELMET MI d.o.o.
Ljubljana Brigade Road 23 A
Ljubljana , Slovenia , 1000

Tel: +38 615188810
Fax: +386 1 51 888 20


AVC Ljubljana
Trzaška 126
Ljubljana , Slovenia , 1000

Tel: +385-1-600 80 00
Tel: +386-1-530 78 70
Fax: +386-1-530 78 80



South Africa

Inala Broadcast
Inala House 557 15th Road Randjespark Midrand
Andheri ( West )
Johannesburg , South Africa

Tel: +27 11 206 8340
Fax: +27 11 206 8370



www.inala.co.za

South-Africa – Questek Broadcast
Questek House Fairway Office Park 52 Grosvenor Road
Bryanston Johannesburg , South Africa

Tel: +27 11 706 0405
Fax: +27 11 706 0308


Spain

Crosspoint, SAL
Paseo Marqués de Monistrol, 7. 2º dcha.
Madrid , Spain , 28011

Tel: 34 915 474 867
Fax: +34 915 425 465



www.crosspoint.es

Promovisa
Avda. Pablo Iglesias, 15
Madrid , Spain , 28003

Tel: +34 914 562 090
Fax: +34 915 332 166



Promovisa
C/ Àvila, 112-114, 2ºA
Barcelona , Spain , 08018

Tel: +34 932 406 090
Fax: +34 932 091 036


Promovisa
Complejo EUROCEI, nave 26 – Autovía Sevilla-Coria
San Juan de Aznalfarache (Sevilla) , Spain , 41920

Tel: +34 954 171 667
Fax: +34 954 171 666


Sweden

Danmon Svenska AB
Stockholmvägen 116 B
Täby , Sweden , S - 187 30

Tel: 46 8 544 76 440
Fax: 46 8 544 76 450


Switzerland

AVC Systems AG
Kobiboden 57, Mailbox 527
Eindsiedeln , Switzerland , CH-8840

Tel: 41 55 418 28 38
Fax: 41 55 418 28 30



P. O. Box 527

The Netherlands

Burst Video BV
Wildeman 3, 3905 TK Veenendaal
Utrecht , The Netherlands , 30109401

Tel: +31 (0) 318 550909
Fax: +31 (0) 318 551045



www.burst.nl

Turkey

MAVI GRUP ILETISIM MUHENDISLIK VE BILISIM SISTEMLERI LTD. STI.
Sakirkesebir Sok. Balmumcu Plaza 3 No:34/9
Besiktas, Istanbul , Turkey

Tel: +90 212 288 06 12
Fax: +90 212 267 34 48


Teknomaks
Esentepe Mahallesi Oya Sokak Devran, Apartmani No: 2/1, Kat: 8, Daire: 15 Gayrettepe
Istanbul , Turkey

Tel: +90 212 217 54 20
Fax: +90 212 217 54 22



Turkmenistan

MAVI GRUP ILETISIM MUHENDISLIK VE BILISIM SISTEMLERI LTD. STI.
Sakirkesebir Sok. Balmumcu Plaza 3 No:34/9
Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey , Turkmenistan

Tel: +90 212 288 06 12
Fax: +90 212 267 34 48


Ukraine

Machouse
48 Degtyarevskaya Street 109
Kiev , Ukraine , 04112

Tel: +380444909928


United States

Latin America

Argentina

iPLUSB
3425 2nd Concepción Arenal, Office # 56
Buenos Aires , Argentina , C1427EKA

Tel: +54 11 4555-4843



www.iplusb.com

Brazil

Brasvideo (broadcast intelligence)
Av. Angélica, 2466 conj. 181
São Paulo SP , Brazil , 01228-200

Tel: +55 11 3151 5093
Fax: +55 11 3159 0770



Central America & Caribbean

INVISO, Video Solutions International, Inc.
12044 Miramar Pkwy
Miramar, Florida, USA , Central America & Caribbean , 33025

Tel: +1 305 823 0144
Fax: +1 305 823 9939



Chile

Ríos y Cía
Av. Los Leones 1088
Providencia, Santiago , Chile

Tel: +56 2 333 4446
Fax: +56 2 333 4428


Colombia

Grupo Union
Av El Dorado No 68C – 61 of.239
Bogota D.C. , Colombia

Tel: 57 1 4870500 Ext. 6501
Fax: 57 1 4272848
Cell: 57 315 5093240


AVCOM Colombia
Carrera 21A # 83-91 Polo Club. Bogotá, Colombia
Bogota , Colombia

Tel: 571 5334739
Tel: 571 5332985


Ecuador

BPE Electronic, Ltda - Quito
C. C. Unicornio Local 403 Av. Amazonas
y NN. UU , Ecuador

Tel: +593 2 243 9861
Tel: +593 2 244 2902


BPE Electronic, Ltda - Guayaquil
Cdla. Nueva Kennedy Mz I. Villa 2 (3er. Piso)
y Junin , Ecuador

Tel: +593 4 229 4853
Fax: +593 2 230 5405


Honduras

Cocatel (Compañia Centroamericana de Telecomunicaciones)
Residencial Bella Oriente Bloque A, No. 4708 Apdo.
Tegucigalpa , Honduras , 15112

Tel: 504 255 0604
Fax: 504 255 1705


Latin America

INVISO, Video Solutions International, Inc.
12044 Miramar Pkwy
Miramar, Florida, USA , Latin America , 33025

Tel: +1 305 823 0144
Fax: +1 305 823 9939



Master distributor, Latin America

INVISO, Video Solutions International, Inc.
12044 Miramar Pkwy
Miramar, Florida, USA , Master distributor, Latin America , 33025

Tel: +1 305 823 0144
Fax: +1 305 823 9939



Mexico

Excelencia en Comunicaciones y Tecnologia S.A. de C.V.
Enrique Rébsamen No 736
Col. Narvarte , Mexico , 03020

Tel: +52 55 5523 0350
Fax: +52 55 5523 0345



Peru

INVISO, Video Solutions International, Inc
12044 Miramar Pkwy
Miramar, Florida, USA , Peru , 33025

Tel: +1 305 823 0144
Fax: +1 305 823 9939


Puerto Rico

Mediapro
Reparto Industrial Cartagena, Carr#1, Km 34.1
Caguas , Puerto Rico , 00725

Tel: +1 787 653 4876
Fax: +1 787 746 4979
Cell: +1 787 645 2133


United States Of America

Alcatel-Lucent
(Latin America Strategic Services)

Monarch Lakes, Office Park Miramar
Florida, USA , United States Of America , 33027

Tel: +1 954 885 2325
Fax: +1 954 885 3868

Michael A. Hill

Asia

Australia

Quinto Communications Pty. Ltd.
Unit 4, 7 Salisbury Rd, Castle Hill
Sydney , Australia , NSW 2154

Tel: +61 2 9894 4244
Fax: +61 2 9894 4822




www.quinto.com.au

Quinto Communications Pty. Ltd.
Unit 10, 40 Ricketts Road, Mt Waverley
Melbourne , Australia , Vic 3149

Tel: +61 3 9558 9377
Fax: +61 3 9558 9298


China

ATD Technolgy Ltd. (Yongxingzhongzhi Ltd)
B905, HUAPU GARDEN, No9, South Dongzhimen street
Beijing , China , 100007

Tel: +86 10 8409 4265
Tel: +86 10 8409 4266
Fax: +86 10 8409 4261



www.atdav.com

Beijing YuTian Guan Tai science & Technology Co., Ltd.
501, Block B, JianHui Center, No. 6 Building Jiqingli
Chaoyang District, Beijing , China , 100020 P.R

Tel: +86 10 6551 8585
Fax: +86 10 6551 9090

Mr. Liu Bin

Gension & Walton digital Video System Co., Ltd.
A302, Technological EDIFICE, No.4 Fufeng St., Science Park
Fengtai District , China , 100070

Tel: 86 10 6373 8880
Fax: 86 10 6373 3330

Mr.Denis Qian

Hong Kong

Ideal System Asia Pacific Ltd.
28a, Tower B, Billion Centre, No. 1 Wang Kwong Road
Kowloon Bay , Hong Kong

Tel: 852 2801 4040
Fax: 852 2801 4970


Magna Systems & Engineering (HK) Ltd
Room 1703A, 9 Chong Yip Street, Kwun Tong
Kowloon , Hong Kong

Tel: +852 2563 4453
Fax: +852 2563 4687


Indonesia

Dwi Kreasi Media, PT
Rukan Meruya Blok M-37 Kembangan
Jakarta , Indonesia , 11620

Tel: +62 21 5855758
Fax: +62 21 5851788


Japan

Kondo Broadcast Systems Inc.
3-1-13 Hamadayama
Suginami-Ku, Tokyo , Japan

Tel: 81 3 3302 4991
Fax: 81 3 3304 2326



kondobc.co.jp

ITOCHU Cable Systems Corp.
3rd floor,Shirakiji-bldg,1-2-33
Higashi-Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo , Japan

Tel: +81 3 6277 1821
Fax: +81 3 6277 1850

Mahito Murakami

Korea

Xein M&C Co., Ltd.
#605 Seorin B/D, Yeouido-Dong
Yeongdeungpo-Gu, Seoul , Korea , 150-891

Tel: 82 2 761 1226
Fax: 82 2 761 1228


Wsystems
IS BIZ TOWER 905, Seongsui-ro 147, Seongdong-gu
Seoul , Korea

Tel: +82 (0)2 3422 6463
Fax: +82 (0)2 6442 6463



www.wsys.co.kr

Malaysia

Digistar Holdings Sdn. Bhd.
B5/5/5, One Ampang Business Avenue, Jalan Ampang Utama 1/2, 68000 Ampang
Selangor , Malaysia

Tel: +603 4253 3181
Fax: +603 4251 8199


New Zealand

Magna Systems & Engineering (NZ) Ltd.
11 Alma Street
Newmarket, Auckland , New Zealand , 5

Tel: 64 9 520 1582
Fax: 649 520 1427


Quinto Communications (NZ) Ltd
8 The Promenade, Takapuna
Auckland , New Zealand

Tel: +649 486 1204
Fax: +649 486 1216



www.quinto.com.au/index.php?page=quinto-nz

Philippines

MEDIA CONVERGENCE, INC.
Room 303 GSRC Building 11 29 Mindanao Avenue
Pag-asa Quezon City , Philippines , 1105

Tel: 632 426 4360
Fax: 632 426 4350


Singapore

PTL Communications Pte Ltd
37 Tannery Lane, 04-10 Tannery House
Singapore , Singapore

Tel: +65 6841 4811
Fax: +65 6846 8411




www.ptl-communications.com.sg

Sri Lanka

SPM Electronic Engineering
No- 31/44A, 2nd Lane Koswatta Road
Nawala , Sri Lanka

Tel: +94 77 385269
Tel: +94 1 869422
Fax: +94 74 710028


Taiwan

Ideal System Asia Pacific Ltd.
12F-1, No. 66, Section 2, Chien Kwo North Road
Taipei , Taiwan

Tel: 886 2 2502 3195
Fax: 886 2 2502 3196


Thailand

Advance Digital Tech Group Co., Ltd.
202 Le Concorde Bldg.,
21st Fl., Room No.2101
Rachadapisek road, Huay Kwang,
Bangkok , Thailand , 10310

Tel: 66 2 6941226 7
Fax: 66 2 6941228


Canada

Canada

Applied Electronics, Ltd (Nationwide)
1260 Kamato Road
Mississauga, Ontario , Canada , L4W 1Y1

Tel: 905 625 4321


Total Pro Video
15250 Thrift Avenue
White Rock, B.C. , Canada , V4B 2L2

Tel: 604-817-5099
Fax: 778-294-3234