Blubrry Partners with Rev for Podcast Transcription and Captioning: Blubrry is introducing a new web-based podcast player that uses transcription products integrated with Rev. This player will provide Blubrry podcasters with closed captioning and transcriptions, making every word actionable and accessible.
New Castos Dashboard, Onboarding, and Podcast 2.0 Support!: Since launching Value 4 Value support for Castos customers, we started rolling out additional Podcast 2.0 features for our Seriously Simple Podcasting WordPress users. We’re now including the Transcript tag support for users using our Transcript add-on plugin. This
Sounder Updates: Transcription Levels Up, Joining the Podcast Index, and Connecting Creators to our ADC Enterprise Technology: Sounder has implemented a number of tags in Podcast Index’s RSS Namespace Extension for Podcasting (Tag Specification), to support their directory in protecting an open ecosystem in audio. Now, your episode’s
Poddin launches on ProductHunt: There are many similar products on the market, so what are the advantages of Poddin? Accuracy, we can provide industry-leading accuracy in speech recognition, and after testing by our few users. This means you don't have to spend too much time editing and proofreading. You don't
Podbean Adds Podcast Transcript and Crowdfunding Tags: Some podcast directories such as Apple Podcasts will link to your transcript file and allow your podcast transcript to serve different purposes, such as being able to search for a podcast based on the transcript. Currently, we support .srt file type for transcripts.
Key quote: [https://www.theverge.com/2021/12/14/22834002/siriusxm-lawsuit-transcripts-deaf-users-ada-pandora-stitcher-podcast] > We can’t sue every bad podcast provider in a single lawsuit and had to start somewhere, but it is important to deaf and hard of hearing users that transcripts be provided across all podcast platforms,” Christina Brandt-Young of
Amazon Music launches synced transcripts [https://www.theverge.com/2021/11/2/22752750/amazon-music-podcast-transcripts-synchronized] : > The service plans to roll out automatically generated, synchronized transcripts on both iOS and Android in the US starting today, meaning the transcripts will match the audio you’re hearing, and you can toggle around them
Podcastpage.io recommends adding transcripts to your podcast website and shows how to do it on their platform: [https://podcastpage.io/how-to-create-a-podcast-transcript/?utm_source=podnews.net&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=podnews.net:2021-10-11] > This way your audience can navigate to that page but also can easily search for other
Zencastr adds transcription to their professional plan: [http://blog.zencastr.com/blog/2021/10/7/introducing-our-most-requested-feature-transcriptions?utm_source=podnews.net&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=podnews.net:2021-10-11] > Now for every English-language recording on Zencastr, a transcript of the entire conversation is automatically generated and available to be downloaded alongside
Todd Spangler at Variety covered the story: [https://variety.com/2021/digital/news/pluto-tv-fcc-closed-captioning-rules-1235077364/] > The FCC said the action against Pluto TV marks the first consent decree — and first enforcement action — related to closed-captioning rules that apply to internet-based services since their adoption in 2012. “Given the growth of streaming
Zoe Pickburn writes for Wired [https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-make-podcasts-better-for-people-with-hearing-loss/] about some easy ways to make audio more accessible for everyone: > A lot of people with hearing loss find it much easier to enjoy audio content if it is supported by a transcript file that you can follow at
Triton Digital's podcast host Omny Studio has implemented the Podcast Namespace transcript RSS tag [https://blog.omnystudio.com/are-transcriptions-the-building-blocks-for-the-future-of-audio-distribution-464e653c2668] and sees the future: > The future ‘transcript enabled’ possibilities in audio are very exciting and it’s easy to see that the relationship between audio and text will pave the way
Ashley Carman, writing for The Verge, reports on Spotify’s new accessibility improvements [https://www.theverge.com/2021/5/18/22441886/spotify-podcast-transcription-accessbility-app-update] : > The company says it’ll start auto-transcribing certain exclusive and original shows over the coming weeks as part of a beta rollout. People will be able to read
The Chrome team has unveiled a new accessibility feature [https://blog.google/products/chrome/live-caption-chrome/]: > Unfortunately, captions aren’t always available for every piece of content. Now with Live Caption on Chrome, you can automatically generate real-time captions for media with audio on your browser.
Captivate announces support for the Podcast Namespace transcript tag and an integration with Descript: Podcast transcriptions take a while to create and edit, but they’re a hugely helpful and important tool for creating an inclusive, accessible podcast and respecting your listeners. If you want to grow your audience, you
Tim Olson of KQED discusses the challenges in machine learning errors [https://blog.google/products/news/using-ai-explore-future-news-audio/] in transcripts and their partnership with Google: > When named entities aren’t understood, machine learning models make their best estimation of what was said. For example, in our test, “The Asia Foundation” was
Evo Terra urges podcasters to make accessibility table stakes [https://podcastpontifications.com/episode/stop-ignoring-your-podcasts-accessibility-issues] : > For all future clients, accessibility will be baked-in at all of our service level offerings. Not as an add-on. That means adjusting our pricing and service timing to account for the creation of full and corrected
Buzzsprout has proposed a transcript tag for the Podcast Namespace [https://www.buzzsprout.com/blog/transcription-tools]: > Buzzsprout is currently distributing over 46,000 transcripts through podcast RSS feeds with hundreds more being published through the platform every day. Finally, we're thrilled to announce that Podcast Addict and supports podcast transcripts
Nat Eliason explains his podcast note-taking workflow with Airr [https://www.nateliason.com/blog/podcast-highlighting-airr-readwise]: > I've always loved listening to podcasts, but have been frustrated by their lack of usefulness compared to books and articles…Airr has finally remedied this. As you listen to a podcast, you can click the
Evo Terra advocates for a podcast app to seamlessly handle closed captions [https://podcastpontifications.com/episode/the-future-of-closed-captions-may-look-like-podcast-karaoke] : > Legally-mandated closed captioning - not transcripts - may soon be coming to podcasting…Regardless of the outcome of the current lawsuit, it’s good to have this conversation. Anything we can do to