Patrick Besong is currently a multimedia

manager for Penn State’s Education Technology

Services department. He has a B.A. in

Art from Penn State where he was a varsity

gymnast from 1978-1981. He worked as a

technical Illustrator at HRB-Singer (now a

division of Raytheon) until 1990 and began

working at Penn State as a graphic designer

and chyron designer for WPSU, Penn State’s

PBS station. He then worked as an instructional

technologist for Penn State’s World

Campus online learning initiative and in 1999 took a position with

SMGnet creating Web-based business simulations. He returned to

Penn State in 2001 as a multimedia specialist, creating interactive

learning modules in Flash for courses. He took an interest in video accessibility

and eventually wrote MovieCaptioner, an easy-to-use software

that helps people make their videos accessible. He started Synchrimedia

as a side venture and also has two other software titles,

SCC Caption Decoder and ScreenCaptureX.

General Information:

Patrick also holds a first degree black belt in Tang Soo Do and enjoys

weightlifting, running, classic cars, bad puns, and spending time with

his family in Snow Shoe, PA.

He can be reached via email at or via his business

email at

book cover
Title:   Get Started with Video Captioning : A Beginner's Guide to Making Video Accessible: A Beginner's Guide to Making Video Accessible
Author:   Patrick Joseph Besong
Publisher:   Patrick Besong
Language:   English
Date:   2013
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Technology, Closed Captioning
Collections:   Authors Community, Technology
Book Id:   WPLBN0002827937
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
Average Rating:   (46)
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