Miranda acquires Softel

Belden-owned broadcasting technology provider Miranda Technologies has acquired UK-based captioning and subtitling specialist Softel. In addition to its Swift line of subtitling and captioning products, Softel supports interactive television and second screen applications via the MediaSphere suite of products, and MPEG ad insertion capabilities with its Oliver product. Softel also provides solutions for ancillary data […]

Softel launches companion screen product

Softel has launched a new product for two-screen interactive TV, MediaSphere Bridge, that uses the company’s own in-broadcast triggers to link the TV and second screen device. MediaSphere Bridge uses Softel’s iMarks, rather than automated content recognition via, for example, audio watermarks, to identify and synchronise content. MediaSphere Bridge enables viewers to launch second screen […]