YouTube is Adding Automatic Captions To The Live Videos
technology

YouTube Adds 'Super Chat' To Live Streaming, Auto Generated Caption On Its Way

Now, Playback the ended live videos sync with chats on YouTube

https://dk2dyle8k4h9a.cloudfront.net/YouTube Adds \'Super Chat\' To Live Streaming, Auto Generated Caption On Its Way

YouTube, the video sharing platform announces a new set of features for its live streaming option. The company is adding few supports to its live streaming service for the users to uplift the viewer’s experience. According to the announcement, the  streaming will be getting an automated English caption support for the streamers.

With the help of available automated English caption, the streamers can still add captions to their video in the absence of professionally crafted captions. YouTube introduced this new feature in order to enlarge viewers’ reach on a live stream video. The company uses its machine-learning powered live automatic speech recognition (LASR) technology to provide the captions. However, the service isn't perfect with English captions, but it is still helpful for users in need. In addition, YouTube is also going to save the chat over the streaming video and will play for the users. This means you can play back the ended live video on YouTube synchronized with the chats posted during the live session.

Another update that the company announced for the live streamers using their phone to stream live videos. YouTube has added a geotag feature that streamers can use to tag their location on the live streaming videos. Clicking on the location tag will explore more live videos from that particular location.This will also allow the users to search for nearby live videos using the location based tags. In order to monetize the live streaming functionality, YouTube added one more option to it. Now, the creators are able to use a ‘Super Chat’ feature that allows users to pay to the creators for letting their comments appear more prominently.

YouTube launched the live streaming service back in September 2011 after carrying out few experiments, including a concert by U2 (2009) and a Q&A session with US President Barack Obama. Initially, YouTube limited the live-streaming feature to some of its partners, but in 2013 it announced to roll out the feature for every verified user with 1,000 subscribers and finally removed the eligibility limitation. Currently, the live streaming through mobile phones requires a user to have at least 100 subscribers.

Vikram Khajuria
Written By Vikram Khajuria

Jack of all trades. Covering the journalism field, Vikram writes at MobileAppDaily and keeps surfing the trends to understand tech and inventions better. Don’t forget his driving skills, he is a professional car rallyist. Life has just got better. Breathe it!!

Top Companies

InMobi
Singapore
Dot Com Infoway
New York, USA
M&C Saatchi Mobile
New York City, USA
Techmagnate
New Delhi, India
Fetch
London, UK
View full report

Latest Articles

Join our global community 135K Followers
technology

Google Duplex, AI Imitating Humans, Should We Worried About It?

Vikram Khajuria 4 min read  

Google I/O 2018 was started on Tuesday and unveiled the new updates as expected including new tools for the developers. However, we all were waiting for that one news breaking stage performance from Google that it brings every year. The company finally showcases its new AI Duplex with a live demonst

technology

Do You Want To Use The New Apple iPhone Features Before Anyone Else Can? Read Here

Vikram Khajuria 4 min read  

OS is something that can’t see its downfall so easily, especially iOS and Android. Every now and then, there is some kind of update announcements to fix the bugs or the release of new OS version. Whatever it may be, anything new related to OS is always exciting because it promises to bring new

technology

Google Brings Machine Learning To Ads For Business Growth

Vikram Khajuria 4 min read  

Google introduces machine learning for the advertisers to put more relevant ads that will help them to capture more consumers. The Mountain View-based company is taking the Google ads one step further with the help of machine learning. The company said that in the past the technology has already hel

technology

Warning! Google is Eliminating Malicious Apps From Play Store, No More Private Data Drain Out

James Lawson 4 min read  

Google has been actively removing the spiteful applications from the Google app store which were pulling out the private data of the users earlier. These 20 apps contained a multi-stage spyware product to monitor and pick the sensitive data of the users I.e. e-mail, text messages, location, media fi