YouTube To Launch Live Video Captions Today At Google I/O

Today YouTube and Google are taking online video captioning to the next level, unveiling their new live video captions during the Google I/O live video stream later today.

YouTube and Google have been on the top of video captioning technology for some time now, striving to make video content available to everyone from the hearing impaired to people speaking foreign languages.  But today they are taking online video captioning to the next level, unveiling their new live video captions during the Google I/O live video stream later today.

Janko Roettgers of GigaOM’s NewTeeVee wrote about the announcement.  He says that, “According to Google’s Technical Program Manager for Accessibility Engineering Naomi Black…the new feature will be unveiled with the Google I/O live video stream, but is also going to be available to any YouTube Live Partner.”