Captioning at the Speed of Live for Accessible TV

November 5, 2018

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When news breaks, television news crews do what they do best: hustle to the scene to get the word out quickly, accurately and often under daunting conditions.Their work has enormous impact: Even in a new era of instant-access to digital news on the Internet, television remains a go-to resource. The September 2017 State of the News survey by the Pew Research Center found more people get their news from television than any other source. What’s more, Pew found most of those TV news viewers get their news from their local TV stations and their companion websites.Understanding the scope and social impact of TV news helps to explain why it’s disappointing to news directors and station managers that coverage isn’t always accurate and available for a significant share of the audience – people who rely on written text, not spoken language, to know what’s happening. To highlight this, we cover the importance of making accessible TV possible, even for live television content, through advancements happening around automation thanks to AI (artificial intelligence).

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