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January 16, 2003

Caption Colorado to Provide Live Captioning for WebEx Launch Event In New York City

From: PRNewswire (press release) - 16 Jan 2003

NEW YORK, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caption Colorado, the
worldwide leader in captioning, transcription and translation, is providing
the captioning of a live gala hosted by WebEx in New York City on the evening
of January 16, 2003. WebEx Communications, the Web communications services
leader, is launching a new enterprise communications initiative at the event.
WebEx will make the event presentations available through the Web via its
WebEx OnStage service with the captioned text streaming by Caption Colorado.
In addition to streaming text of the ongoing dialogue, the Caption
Colorado provides a built-on-the-fly transcript. Late attendees can catch up
on what they missed and nearly verbatim meeting notes can be archived for
corporate and regulatory requirements.
"Through our relationship with WebEx, online meeting participants who also
require closed captioning services can enjoy a full turnkey solution to their
needs," said Randy Holyfield, vice president of business development and
Internet services for Caption Colorado.
"As the leading provider of captioning to the broadcast television
industry, Caption Colorado was the obvious choice for WebEx," Praful Shah,
vice president of Strategic Communications at WebEx. "Caption Colorado allows
us to provide all our users with the information and services they need for
effective remote communications. WebEx has always been first to integrate new
technologies and service offerings, and we are proud to be working with
Caption Colorado."
The event is open to customers and partners of WebEx Communications. Go to for more information and to register for
the event. A confirmed registration is required to attend the event.

Worldwide providers of real-time, offline and Internet captioning
services, Caption Colorado's clients include cable networks such as
Starz/Encore, Discovery Networks, station groups ABC, NBC, CBS, COX, Gannett,
Tribune, and internet clients WebEx and RealNetworks. Denver-based Caption
Colorado has earned its reputation as the nation's largest provider of
real-time captioning services to local and national media markets, captioning
for over 80 clients located in 40 markets nationwide. Their captioners boast
an average 98.5% accuracy rating, and they use the preferred method of
captioning by deaf and hard-of-hearing communities and the FCC. For more
information visit

WebEx Communications, Inc. is the world's leading provider of Web
communications services. WebEx meetings are used across the enterprise in
sales, support, training, marketing, engineering and product design. WebEx is
based in San Jose, California and has regional headquarters in Europe and
Asia. Please call toll free 877-509-3239 or visit for
more information.

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