The Weekly Roundup 26/11/19

The Weekly Roundup: Hello baby! Machine learning helping to understand placental health, did Shakespeare have help? And advances in health and medicine thanks to AI.

Renee Dubé Considering it is something that keeps the human race going, maternal and placental health is still not properly understood, which proves extremely detrimental to the health of mother and baby during pregnancy. Thanks to a new development in AI techn ...
The Weekly Roundup 12/11/19

The Weekly Roundup: AI to the rescue! Using machine learning for the greater good; advances in medicine, agriculture and saving lives, is there anything we can't do with the help of artificial intelligence?

Renee Dubé It’s another AI focused week and with so much going on in the world of Artificial Intelligence, can you blame us? The field of medicine and science have long been advocates of using AI for the greater good and it appears there are some incredib ...
The Weekly Roundup 05/11/19

The Weekly Roundup: Foreign signs installed to save lives, when seeing isn't believing; learning about deepfake videos, content creators coming together to save the planet and hilarious movie translations

Renee Dubé It’s the start of a new month and news from around the globe keeps on rolling in. This week we’ve learnt the power of YouTube, its content creators and their followers and how they’re working together for the greater good. We also f ...
The Weekly Roundup 29/10/19

The Weekly Roundup: Google's latest Pixel 4 app impresses, praise for Nobel Prize winner and a feel-good video to brighten your week

Renee Dubé Exciting news for content creators this week at Instagram’s IGTV releases features that will allow videos to viewed as a series. Google is releasing an on-device transcribing app that may be a game-changer, plus just because we loved it so; a v ...
The Weekly Roundup 22/10/19

The Weekly Roundup: Travelling back in time with AI, learning the love of translation and why it is imperative to get more interpreters in courthouses to aid domestic violence cases

Renee Dubé It’s another big week in AI news, from assisting in search and rescue methods to aiding doctors in detecting brain bleeds, it’s being proven time and time again how Artificial Intelligence can help humanity in meaningful ways. We also see ...
The Weekly Roundup 15/10/19

The Weekly Roundup: Babies teaching us how best to teach AI, glasses made for translation and keeping an eye on our giant fishy friends with the help of Artificial Intelligence

Renee Dubé More than just cute little stinkers, babies are exceptional learners, so good in fact that we’re trying to simulate their learning process to assist AI in becoming evermore smarter. Our first article details just how babies learn and what they& ...
The Importance of Open Captions

The Importance of Open Captions for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People

Renee Dubé It comes as no surprise that for hard of hearing and deaf people, closed captions are a necessity for being able to watch TV, films and online videos. We’ve mentioned before the need for more captions and subtitles to be present in cinemas and ...
The Weekly Roundup 08/10/19

The Weekly Roundup: Translation devices changing the business game, machine learning aiding scientific research and the world's first ever AI concert

Renee Dubé The art of translation has been a skilled required by humans for over 2000 years, we’ve got a few interesting articles that highlight just how important it is and one translator shares with us what she’s learnt after being in the business ...
The Weekly Roundup 01/10/19

The Weekly Roundup: AI is here to help; translation at the tip of your ears; and Google's ALBERT is receiving top ranks

Renee Dubé There’s been a lot going on with AI in particular this week. Read on to get up to date on some of the most interesting things coming out of the world of Artificial Intelligence. There’s also top ranking machine learning systems and earbud ...
The Weekly Roundup 24 September 2019

The Weekly Roundup: AI tools are transforming Indian healthcare, growth in the Translations Market and more

Renee Dubé Welcome to the Weekly Roundup! Each week we put together a list of articles featuring some of the most interesting ideas and news in the field. This week we take a look at how AI tools are helping to transform Indian healthcare, machine learning is b ...
9 Best Short Video Apps you Need to Know About

9 of China's Best Short Video Apps

Kathleen Aikin and Renee Dubé Short video makers are an up and coming category of apps that are really hitting the ground running in China. Short video clips (even less than a second long) have been gaining in popularity along with social platforms like Instagram and Snapchat, an ...
Subtitling For The Win

Subtitling For The Win

Tat Banerjee It started with a Tweet, which was then picked up by the Guardian, re-Tweeted and the rest is history. The post got re-tweeted 70K+ times, and liked 74K+ times. That is clearly something which struck a cord. Why? Who is using subtitles or captions, w ...
The Growing Pains Of Diversity And A Possible Solution

The Growing Pains Of Diversity And A Possible Solution

Tat Banerjee This post is not really about diversity. It is about the granular challenges around governance in an increasingly complex world, and operational solutions which may work going forward. We look at three events which took place in this week. What the p ...
How We Used SEO To Come Up With A New Name

How We Used SEO To Come Up With A New Name

Tat Banerjee Our original name was QBL Media, and our new name is videotranslator.ai. The original name did not really work, and was always a temporary name. This post covers some of the context of where our platform came from, and what changes happened in the co ...
How To Use Auto Overlay To Simplify Transcription

How To Use Auto Overlay To Simplify Transcription

Tat Banerjee We got this video from OSL Brokerage’s LinkedIn page. We are not suggesting that we have any relationship with OSL, and largely, we are using this content to demonstrate the process by which video content can be translated. This specific video ...
We Just Launched And We Need Luck

We Just Launched And We Need Luck

Tat Banerjee For the last 2 years or so, we have been working on a new platform which we think will be super useful for content creators. This includes marketers for exporters, tourism concerns, media shops and everyday folks looking to build brands and businesse ...
We Have An Explainer Video

We Have An Explainer Video

Tat Banerjee We are a Sydney based, media focused technology platform provider, looking to make the world a more accessible place. Our primary value proposition is a transcription and translation platform, with a focus on audio and video content. Video Translator ...
Multi-Lingual Forms... What Black Magic Is This???

Multi-Lingual Forms... What Black Magic Is This???

Tat Banerjee We live in a modern world, which means working with colleagues, internal and external stakeholder, and clients from different backgrounds. For everyday interactions, this is fine, but every now and then, it can get messy. Does this resonate with you? ...
Visual Guides: How To Manage Your Account

Visual Guides: How To Manage Your Account

Tat Banerjee In today’s post we look at how to manage your account. This will cover Root and Management workspaces. The ordering reflects the navigation pane at the top right of the application. Please note, for more information covering how to add and remo ...
Visual Guides: How To Sign-Up

Visual Guides: How To Sign-Up

Tat Banerjee The below describes how to sign-up to the Video Translator application. Following sign-up, how to login to the platform is also covered. Steps To sign-up for the application, please follow the below steps: Please direct your browser to videotranslat ...