Dicapta forms partnership with Smith-Kettlewell Video Description Research and Development Center

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla.  --- Dicapta who specializes in producing Spanish-language captioning and description for a wide array of prominent Latino and Spanish-language networks, has formed a partnership with the Smith-Kettlewell Video Description Research and Development Center (VDRDC).

Maria Diaz, chief executive officer of Dicapta, said the VDRDC helps to develop innovative technologies to make online video more accessible to blind and visually-impaired students and consumers.

Diaz said she will be the liaison for the Dicapta partnership with the Smith-Kettlewell VDRDC and will provide consultation on software design to ensure its appropriateness for Spanish-language speakers.   She will also help the center connect with mainstream producers of web-based Spanish-language educational video content.  

“The VDRDC has organized a large group of partners and stakeholders into the Description Leadership Network, which serves as the leading resource for advanced video annotation methods for educational media,” Diaz said.

Dicapta is a client company of the University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program located at 1511 E. S.R. 434 in Winter Springs.

About the UCF Business Incubation Program: 
Since its founding in 1999, the UCF Business Incubation Program has helped more than 200 emerging companies (including more than 125 current clients) create over $200 million in annual total economic output  and more than 1,600 new jobs with an average salary of $59,000. With nine facilities across the Greater Orlando community, the Business Incubation Program is a collaboration in economic development between the University of Central Florida, Orange County, the City of Orlando, Seminole County, the City of Winter Springs, The City of Sanford, Lake County, the City of Leesburg, Osceola County, the City of Kissimmee, City of St. Cloud, Volusia County and the Florida High Tech Corridor Council. The UCFBIP will open its 10th incubator in Apopka in Spring 2012. Please visit www.incubator.ucf.edu and UCFBIP on Facebook, on www.facebook.com/ucf4bip.