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What Is The Best Subtitling Software Available?

Tat Banerjee: March 27, 2020 Are you a content creator? Or Are you a court reporter looking for an easy way to caption lots of content? This blog post might be for you. Having captions is very useful these days. Its really good for engagement, and its also really good for access More ...

How Safe Is AI Transcription: What You Need To Know

Tat Banerjee: March 24, 2020 You are a content creator who uses AI. But how safe is the AI you use, whether for transcription, translation or dubbing. Also some tips on how to use AI better in your journey into expanding your market. There was a great article on this recently at More ...

Translate Your English Video Into Filipino And Chinese

Tat Banerjee: March 22, 2020 Business today relies on content creation. How do you expand your market? We show you how to add open captions for accessibility wins, and translate your video content into Tagalog and Chinese to expand your target client base! Matija Squire is a Lin More ...

How To Translate YouTube Videos And Dominate SEO

Tat Banerjee: March 17, 2020 The basic steps to translate a YouTube video are: Download the video to your computer. Upload the video into an AI transcription service. Get the transcript in an *.srt file. Translate the transcript using an AI translation service. Embed the transl More ...

The Girls and Women Revitalising Canada's Indigenous Languages

Renee Dubé: March 10, 2020 It was International Women's Day this past Sunday 8 March and in honour of the day we're looking at some incredible females who are doing all they can for their native languages. To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to More ...

Clipping Chinese App: How To Translate Video Into Mandarin Chinese With AI

Tat Banerjee: March 4, 2020 One very common use case of video translator is as a Chinese clipping app. What is a Chinese clipping app? This term is used by content creators to mean how to translate a video from English to Chinese, and they generally mean a short video for vario More ...

Fighting the Coronavirus and E. Coli with Machine Learning

Renee Dubé: March 1, 2020 When it comes to combating super bugs and viruses, the human raced needs all the help it can get. Artificial Intelligence is being implemented to find treatments to fight bacteria that was formally resistant to all forms of antibiotics. China is also More ...

How AI Dubbing Will Change Everything: Building A Video Translator

Tat Banerjee: February 25, 2020 There is a very interesting piece of content we are looking at today. A team from IIIT-H (Indian Institute of Information Technology - Hyderabad) has build an AI which translates and lip-syncs a video from one language to another. This originally cam More ...

How AI Transcription Fails And What To Do About It

Tat Banerjee: February 25, 2020 AI Transcription has been all the rage recently. Several companies have been coming out with new products to meet this requirement. What does it mean? Does it work? How to evaluate these products? We take a look and try to think behind the hype. Firs More ...

AI & Wildlife Preservation

Renee Dubé: February 13, 2020 If there's one thing most of us can agree on, it's that wildlife preservation is important. The animals on this planet have been suffering a lot since we humans came on the scene. Luckily, there are amazing people out there trying to right the wrongs More ...

Speaking In The Mother Tongue: AI Indian Languages

Renee Dubé: February 5, 2020 We recently came across an article with the exciting news that the Indian government is planning on making its Internet content available in regional languages “to remove the language barrier among Indians." Currently websites are availabl More ...

On The Brink Of Extinction: Nearly Dead Languages And The Dedicated Linguists Bringing Them Back To Life

Renee Dubé: February 4, 2020 Thousands of kilometres apart, and in incredibly different cultures; three linguists are doing their part to save the culture of their people through language. Masahiro Yamada and Natsuko Nakagawa in Japan and Kenny Pheasant in the United States are More ...

Sign Languages: Their past, present and future

Renee Dubé: January 30, 2020 For something that is used by an estimated 70 million people worldwide, there is still a lot we don't know when it comes to the origin of sign language - luckily research is being done to change that. Going from the past to the future, Google Transla More ...

One place, many languages

Renee Dubé: January 24, 2020 We're talking language today and how diverse it can be even in the same country, or city! Germany is still a country divided when it comes to what a pancake should be called - maybe they should be called egg-cakes? Also Mandarin is now Melbourne and More ...

Where are we heading with AI computing in the 2020s? And how human can they really become?

Renee Dubé: January 21, 2020 We now well and truly know that Artificial Intelligence is here to stay (and in fact has been for quite some time), but what will become of it, and us, in the future? One author has some very interesting thoughts on how AI computing will reach beyond More ...

Patch Notes: January 2020

Video Translator Engineering: January 15, 2020 There are a number of bug fixes and patches, which may affect your experience. In fact, we hope it will affect your experience for the better! Images below are from our UAT environment. Please contact your relationship manager for more information or More ...

Real life Dr Dolittle: We are on our way to talking to the animals and AI may make happen sooner than you think!

Renee Dubé: January 8, 2020 Wouldn't it be fantastic if we could understand what our pets were trying to tell us? Having them be able to communicate if they like the food we give them, when they're not feeling well and when they want to be pet, would take out so much of the gue More ...

Happy New Year 2020!

Tat Banerjee: January 1, 2020 Its the start of a new decade! This is a big deal, the only question is will this be the roaring 20's all over again. Here at VideoTranslator we think it is going to be an exciting year. Several amazing things happened last year, and this was mostly More ...

Happy Holidays from VideoTranslator!

Tat Banerjee & Renee Dubé: December 19, 2019 What a year it's been! From our launch in May we would not have believed we'd come so far in such a short amount of time. Thank You Thank you everyone for all your support! We want to wish you and yours a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We hope More ...

The Weekly Roundup: For the Love of Language

Renee Dubé: December 17, 2019 Language. It's something we're passionate about here at Video Translator, we can't get enough of it. And, judging by the news that's come out in the past week, there's a lot of folks out there who share our passion. We're delving into language from a More ...

The Weekly Roundup: Exciting developments for Epilepsy patients, Amazon has added 22 new languages to Amazon Translate and has Microsoft given children the ability to speak to reindeer?

Renee Dubé: December 10, 2019 It seems like every week there are exciting new developments with artificial intelligence being used in the health, medicine and science fields; and that's because, well, there is. There is often quite a negative attitude amongst the public in relati More ...

60% Of The Content Produced By US YouTubers Is Watched In Other Countries

Tat Banerjee: December 9, 2019 Google produces all sorts of very interesting research. I mean, all kinds! One of the specific bits of intel which is well worth tracking is Think With Google. Today we are going to look at a set of remarkable trend lines which point the way in which More ...

What A Hindi Speaking AI Sounds Like

Tat Banerjee: November 28, 2019 A few posts ago we transcribed an Indian English video using a Speech-To-Text Indian English transcription Artificial Intelligence (AI). Today we are going to take the same idea forward, and now going to translate the video into Hindi. To recap, we u More ...

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: November 26, 2019 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 More ...

Winning: We Won The JobsForNSW MVP Grant! Before, During And After...

Tat Banerjee: November 25, 2019 DISCLAIMER: This blog post was updated after having a conversation with JobsForNSW. [3 Dec 2019] Please check the JobsForNSW website for updates. The process covered below changes regularly and DO NOT rely on the below to be correct going forward. It More ...

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: November 12, 2019 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 incredible tra More ...

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: November 5, 2019 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 focus on the Wester More ...

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: October 29, 2019 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 video s More ...

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: October 22, 2019 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 that AI is More ...

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: October 15, 2019 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're doi More ...

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

Renee Dubé: October 9, 2019 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 as hig More ...

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

Renee Dubé: October 8, 2019 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 for 20 year More ...

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: October 1, 2019 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 earbuds that can t More ...

Patch Notes: September 2019

Renee Dubé: September 25, 2019 It's been a busy month for us so far. There's a lot of new and exciting features we're still developing so watch this space! In the meantime, there are a couple of updates and patches to tell you about. Embedding Captions Previously, to embed caption More ...

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

Renee Dubé: September 24, 2019 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 More ...

What's Hot in Short Video Apps for iOS

Kathleen Aikin and Renee Dubé: September 24, 2019 With the ever increasing popularity of short video apps amongst iOS users, more and more developers are trying to get their apps to the top. This has resulted in a plethora of short video apps being created with different features based on the users More ...

The 8 Best Short Video Apps for Android

Kathleen Aikin and Renee Dubé: September 18, 2019 Short video clips continue to gain in popularity along with social platforms like Instagram and Snapchap. As smartphone video technology has improved along with our access to video media online, there has been a growing need for short video apps on s More ...

The 8 Best Short Video Apps for Android

Kathleen Aikin: September 18, 2019 Short video clips continue to gain in popularity along with social platforms like Instagram and Snapchap. As smartphone video technology has improved along with our access to video media online, there has been a growing need for short video apps on s More ...

9 of China's Best Short Video Apps

Kathleen Aikin and Renee Dubé: September 17, 2019 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 More ...

Why Post Video To Social Media: 3 Tips

Kathleen Aikin: August 6, 2019 Several recent reports show that video content outperforms every other type of post on social media. In other words, using video content in social media marketing is a very good strategy. In this post we look at some numbers, and try to work out what More ...

How Video Transcription Works Explainer

Tat Banerjee: August 5, 2019 We have been working really hard making a number of changes to our underlying application. Specifically we have (i) added a new architecture to our video processing, (ii) added a few more languages, (iii) large number of changes to the look/feel of t More ...

Subtitling For The Win

Tat Banerjee: July 22, 2019 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 More ...

The Growing Pains Of Diversity And A Possible Solution

Tat Banerjee: July 16, 2019 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 More ...

How We Used SEO To Come Up With A New Name

Tat Banerjee: July 8, 2019 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 More ...

Comparison Between Rev.com And VideoTranslator.ai

Kathleen Aikin: July 1, 2019 These days, there are a large number of video editing tools available. The majority of these can add captions, or add subtitles, to your video. However, to do this we first need a transcript of the audio or video content. Given the number of video tr More ...

Product Update: May 2019

Video Translator Engineering: June 1, 2019 We have been putting in for a number of grant applications in the innovation space. One of the applications needed a small video as part of the application process. The video covers the basic use cases, and we added the captions to the asset. Please More ...

Patch Notes: May 2019

Video Translator Engineering: May 14, 2019 There are a number of bug fixes and patches, which may affect your user experience. Fixes include (a) and upload bug, (b) a naming convention enhancement, (c) a UI timing bug, (d) UI help bug, and (e) UI folder bug. May 2019: Upload Bug Previously, i More ...

Visual Guide: Free Trial Registration

Tat Banerjee: April 1, 2019 Everyone likes to try before they buy. This post is a visual guide to how to sign up for the free trial, and logging into the Video Translator platform. This post covers: Sign up for the free trial Select your preferred languages Verify your email a More ...

How To Use Auto Overlay To Simplify Transcription

Tat Banerjee: March 5, 2019 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 alread More ...

We Just Launched And We Need Luck

Tat Banerjee: March 5, 2019 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 More ...

We Have An Explainer Video

Tat Banerjee: February 27, 2019 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 More ...

Bleeding Edge AI: How A DeepMind Just Beat Team Liquid At StarCraft II

Video Translator Engineering: January 30, 2019 If you didn't catch it, last Thursday January 24, 2019 DeepMind‘s new AI, AlphaStar beat a Team Liquid player Grzegorz Komincz, also known as MaNa in a professional game of StarCraft II. What are we talking about? StarCraft II is a real-time st More ...

How To Add A Forum To Your Website

Video Translator Engineering: January 24, 2019 Given we are getting super close to launch, there are a lot of conversations with prospects who are keen to use our product. We get many (welcome) questions from prospects/clients on how to use the platform. Additionally, because we are a new start u More ...

Happy New Year!

Tat Banerjee: January 1, 2019 We had a very good 2018 here at Video Translator. While a challenging year, the majority of the platform was built in 2018. Oddly, doing hard things well is enormously empowering, if a little scary. Important events in 2018 included: Moved into Fish More ...

Visual Guides: How To Add Languages

Tat Banerjee: December 28, 2018 We look at how to add languages for transcription, translation and transliteration. That is, assume we have a video in English. We now need to translate into French and German. We need to add French and add German into our account, before the transcr More ...

Welcome to Video Translator

Tat Banerjee: December 15, 2018 Welcome to the Video Translator. 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 translation platform, with a focus on video translation. Video T More ...