Farmingdale, NY – September 25, 2019: EEG Video, the leader in closed captioning technology, has announced that Wes Long, an expert developer of closed captioning solutions, has joined the company. As Senior Software Engineer, Long will bring his deep expertise as a software architect and systems analyst to EEG.
With over 20 years of experience in video engineering and operations, Mr. Long comes to EEG from Dynamic Captioning, where he was Director of Technology. In that role, he was a prolific enterprise system architect, developing captioning delivery systems for Internet subscription products for MLB.com, NFL.com, and other national television networks. Other prior positions include Engineer/Software Developer for Network Captioning Services and Software Developer for Caption Colorado.
At EEG, Long will contribute to ongoing advancements in live captioning workflows; Lexi cloud-hosted live automatic captioning service; Falcon live-streaming RTMP caption encoder; and the industry-leading closed captioning delivery network iCap, among other solutions.
“I am excited to work in the development team at EEG,” Wes Long said. “The iCap ecosystem is the most advanced and flexible captioning delivery system in use, and I am looking forward to taking it even further.”
“We are glad to have Wes Long join EEG in the role of Senior Software Engineer,” added Bill McLaughlin, VP of Product Development for EEG. “He is an enthusiastic innovator in captioning, constantly engaging with customers to improve existing solutions as well as draw insights and inspiration for sophisticated new systems. His skills, experience, and passion for captioning make him a perfect match for EEG.”
EEG is the industry leader in closed captioning technology. For 25+ years, the company’s cutting-edge solutions have been advancing captioning, subtitling, and metadata workflows for customers in live broadcasting, post production, and streaming media.
EEG was recognized by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences with a 2014 Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award for “Development of Low Latency Video Streaming Live Captioning Solutions”.
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