Youtube closed-captioning

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Yehudi, Mar 23, 2010.

  1. Yehudi

    Yehudi Well-Known Member

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    Youtube is experimenting with an audio transcribing feature. To see how well it is working, check out the featured video here:

    http://www.youtube.com/user/3axel1996

    Mouse over the cc icon on the channel player and select transcribe audio.

    Some of the transcriptions are :eek:
     
  2. berthesghost

    berthesghost Well-Known Member

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    :lol:

    I loved it!

    "silver in not you know Olympics"

    vulnerable style = "a problem with style"

    etc...
     
  3. Yehudi

    Yehudi Well-Known Member

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    My favorite was Berezhnaya, after her accident, being taken to "Local Merchants Brain Surgery"
     
  4. Andora

    Andora Well-Known Member

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    Live captioning is often based on stenography and is phonetic-based.

    If this wasn't live, there's no excuse for such bad captioning.