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Discovery selects Take 1 for access services

February 8, 2022

Take 1 has announced that the company has been appointed as an approved access services provider for Discovery Networks in the UK. The transcription, access and localisation services provider has been selected to provide hard of hearing captioning services to support the growing inventory of discovery+ content streamed to UK audiences.

“Take 1 has been a trusted supplier of transcription services to Discovery for many years and have always provided high quality content and excellent service to our teams,” said Amanda Smith, VP of languaging strategy at Discovery.  “We’re confident that they will apply the same dedication and commitment to quality when providing access services for discovery+.”

“Take 1 are specialists in capturing dialogue accurately and creating captions that meet both the specific needs of the content platform and comply with Ofcom or FCC guidelines,” said Claire Brown, VP of global sales at Take 1. “By combining the talents of multiskilled teams to create high-value content, AI to streamline processes, and interchangeable data to create efficiencies across the content supply chain, we’re also uniquely able to deliver at scale while providing the personalised service of a boutique supplier.”

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