The YouTube Caption API, Speech Recognition, and WebVTT captions for HTML5

A session at Google I/O 2011

  • Cynthia Boedihardjo
  • Naomi Black

Wednesday 11th May, 2011

12:30pm to 1:30pm (PST)

Captions make video accessible and more importantly: discoverable to search. Learn how we're live captioning Google I/O with a new open source gadget, discover caption features in the YouTube Data API based on speech recognition, and find out more about WebVTT, a new format to help broadcast TV subtitling make the leap to HTML5 and the Web.

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Jeffrey Posnick

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Naomi Black

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Time 12:30pm1:30pm PST

Date Wed 11th May 2011


Room 4, Moscone West

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