Amara Universal Subtitles : caption [subtitle] and translate any video http://www.amara.org/en/ Amara Universal Subtitles : caption [subtitle] and translate any video
Amara gives individuals, communities, and larger organizations the power to overcome accessibility and language barriers for online video.
The tools are free and open source and make the work of subtitling and translating video simpler, more appealing, and, most of all, more collaborative.
The easiest way to caption and translate any video.
The most powerful and flexible subtitling platform in the world.
Google+ Hangouts Get Closed Captioning, Transcripts http://mashable.com/2012/07/05/google-hangout-caption Google+ Hangouts Get Closed Captioning, Transcripts
You can read a transcript of what’s going on in a Google+ Hangout in real-time — Closed Captioning, essentially — thanks to a new app released called Hangout Captions.
The app provides a transcript of a Hangout that can be read by those who are deaf or have trouble hearing, allowing them to participate in the conversation as well. You’ll only be able to see a transcription in the Hangout Captions side panel when someone in the Hangout is providing the transcription; either through live stenography (CART or palantype) or by simply typing into the app. Live transcription isn’t automatic.
YouTube Launches Auto-Captioning for Videos http://mashable.com/2010/03/04/youtube-auto-captioning/ YouTube Launches Auto-Captioning for Videos (March 2010)
Auto-captioning launched in limited beta in November 2009. It was for select partners to test out the system, where Google’s algorithms would parse words within videos and transform it into captions — speech-to-text, a technology used on he Nexus One and Android.
HOW TO: Add Captions To Your YouTube Videos http://mashable.com/2010/01/16/youtube-captions-how-to/ HOW TO: Add Captions To Your YouTube Videos
YouTube has a global audience, so if you want to reach as many people as possible, you’ll have to make sure subtitles are available for your videos. You’ll want closed captioning to reach the deaf and hard of hearing, too. Thankfully, that process has shifted from relatively easy to an absolute breeze.
Here’s how to make it happen.
MovCaptioner for Mac http://www.synchrimedia.com MovCaptioner for Mac
Helps Mac users create captions and transcripts of their videos in many formats, including SCC (line 21), QT Text, Flash, YouTube, STL, SAMI, and others that can either be used on the Web or imported into video and DVD programs to output closed captions.
All upgrades are free .. Web site has tutorial videos to get you up and running quickly.
Using VideoAnt Annotations http://ant.umn.edu/ Using VideoAnt Annotations to Provide "Audience-Based" Assessment to Students' Video Productions
Online environment that synchronises an online video with an authors timeline text annotations.
YouTube Can Now Create Captions Automatically http://bit.ly/6BN5Lz YouTube Can Now Create Captions Automatically
Now, YouTube can automatically assign captions to video using speech recognition. Moreover, video publishers can now upload a transcript for their videos, which further helps the site add accurate captioning. You can translate these captions into multiple languages too when watching videos.
Automatic captions in YouTube http://bit.ly/2ucl9d Automatic captions in YouTube
Since we first announced captions in Google Video and YouTube, we've introduced multiple caption tracks, improved search functionality and even automatic translation. Each of these features has had great personal significance to me, not only because I helped to design them, but also because I'm deaf. Today, I'm in Washington, D.C. to announce what I consider the most important and exciting milestone yet: machine-generated automatic captions.
We've combined Google's automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology with the YouTube caption system to offer automatic captions, or auto-caps for short.
Check out this Instructional Video
Annotations: Write Messages Over YouTube Videos http://mashable.com/2008/06/04/annotations-youtube-videos/ Annotations: Write Silly Messages All Over YouTube Videos
Google Operating System has dug up a YouTube feature called annotations, which enables you to write text messages inside the actual video, Flickr Flickr style.
The difference, however, is that you can only add annotations to the videos you uploaded.
Subtitle Workshop http://tinyurl.com/dk9er Subtitle Workshop is a complete, efficient and convenient freeware subtitle editing tool.
It supports all the subtitle formats you need and has all the features you would want from a subtitle editing program. Subtitle Workshop makes subtitle creating/editing/converting tasks almost a pleasure, the amicable and intuitive interface mixes easy to access menus & must have features with advanced functions and a remarkable speed and stability, drastically reducing subtitle editing time.
It includes spell check function and an advanced video preview feature which will ease the task even more.
YouTube Video Annotations http://youtube.com/t/annotations_about YouTube Video Annotations
Video Annotations are a new way for you to add interactive commentary to your videos!
Use them to:
* Add background information about the video.
* Create stories with multiple possibilities (viewers click to choose the next scene)
* Link to related YouTube videos, channels, or search results from within a video
* All of the above!
You control what the annotations say, where they appear on the video, and when they appear and disappear.
MAGpie http://ncam.wgbh.org/webaccess/magpie/ MAGpie
Media Access Generator (MAGpie)
MAGpie 2 is a tool for creating closed captions and audio (video) descriptions. Authors can add captions and audio descriptions to QuickTime, Real, Windows Media Player, or Flash presentations (via Adobe Flash components and players that support it, e.g. NCAM's "CC for Flash" component and ccPlayer.)
These guidelines, providing step-by-step solutions for making a variety of electronic media accessible to users with sensory disabilities, are now available free of charge. A free CD containing the guidelines is also available; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to order single or multiple copies.
Accessibility - Web Video Captioning Technologies http://deafness.about.com/cs/accessibility/a/webvideocc.htm Accessibility - Web Video Captioning Technologies
Companies, individuals, federal agencies, and organizations that put video on the web have absolutely no excuse for not making their videos accessible to the deaf and hard of hearing. The options available for adding captions or subtitles to web video have sharply increased.
dotSUB http://dotsub.com dotSUB .... add subtitles and close captions to online video, easily.
VideoBlog Rocketboom using DotSUB http://tinyurl.com/29ujqx VideoBlog Rocketboom using DotSUB and explaining what it is all about ... includes an interview with one of the co-founders
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