“Google to caption YouTube videos”


I don’t want to let on just how excited I am about this bit of news but it is almost the same excitement I felt when captioned TV became accessible “way back when.”.  The New York Times is reporting: “In the first major step toward making millions of videos on YouTube accessible to deaf and <sic> hearing-impaired people, Google unveiled new technologies on Thursday that will automatically bring text captions to many videos on the site”

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/20/technology/internet/20google.html


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Published in: on November 19, 2009 at 7:49 pm  Comments Off on “Google to caption YouTube videos”  
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