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SpeakerText: serious about subtitles

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… machine transcription – cheap but often unintentionally hilarious.

Crowdsourcing startup SpeakerText has proposed a third way (cue drum roll and dry ice). The company claims to “combine artificial and human intelligence to offer low-cost, high-quality video transcription”.

SpeakerText breaks the transcription process into a series of crowd and machine based tasks. First, speech-recognition software splits a video into 10-second chunks. These chunks are then (no prizes for …

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