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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 ...

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

Renee Dubé: January 22, 2020 There's a lot of exciting developments at VideoTranslator, which means exciting things for you! This means that you'll be hearing more from us going forward in the form of a weekly email. If you haven't subscribed to our mailing list or signed up for 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 ...

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 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 ...

What English Dialects are Available?

Renee Dubé: December 10, 2019 Did you know that our AI can speak in over 180 languages and more than 120 differing dialects and different genders? It's true! That's one smart robot ;) In this article we're focusing on English and the four different dialects that you can choose fr 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 ...

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 ...

Transcribing Indian English: A Simple Guide To Using AI To Speed Up Transcription And Add Open Captions

Tat Banerjee: November 11, 2019 Today we are going to look at how to transcribe Indian English. Firstly of course, what is Indian English, and what does it sound like? How many such dialects exist? Have a look. Now that we know what Indian English sounds like, we are going to use a 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 ...

Samples From A Voice Over Robot: French, German and Dutch

Tat Banerjee: October 28, 2019 Following on from last week's blog post, where we looked at different English dialects, we are going to do much the same today in Dutch, French and German. Do you like the below examples? Let us know - we are super keen to hear what you think? To try More ...

AI Dubbing: What Different Dialects Of English Sound Like

Tat Banerjee: October 22, 2019 Today we are going to look AI dubbing and look at a few different samples of what an AI can sound like in English. We are going to do something pretty simple, we will use the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog for our seed text. If you don't kno 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 ...

AI Transcription, Translation And Dubbing: How To Think About Accuracy

Tat Banerjee: October 21, 2019 We get a number of questions around AI Accuracy, and depending on the context, the question can refer to a number of things. Wanted to put down a note describing the various iterations of what Accuracy in Artificial Intelligence refers to, and where More ...

Text-To-Speech: AI Dubbing And What You Can Do With It

Tat Banerjee: October 17, 2019 Today we are going to look AI dubbing and its various use cases. If you are wondering, is my content suitable for AI dubbing, or AI localisation? In simple terms: What is dubbing or dub localisation? Should I use a human, or a machine for my dubbing 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 ...

Transcripción y Traducción de Videos de Español a Inglés

Renee Dubé and Gabriel Rojas: October 2, 2019 Este video pertenece al canal de YouTube Mariel de Viaje. El video ofrece consejos básicos para afrontar con facilidad, comodidad y familiaridad cualquier viaje en plan turístico a la República Dominicana, e incluye sugerencias para visitar lugares e 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 ...

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 ...

Transcripción y Traducción de Videos de Inglés a Español

Gabriel Rojas: September 13, 2019 Este video pertenece al canal de YouTube History Matters. El video habla sobre el personaje histórico ruso con repercusiones en la historia universal, Ivan El Terrible. Iván IV Vasílievich, llamado Iván el Terrible, fue un gran príncipe de Moscú y de More ...

Translating Your Video From English To French: A Step By Step Guide

Tat Banerjee: September 11, 2019 The Sydney Opera House is one of the most well known landmarks in the world. With over 10.9 million people visiting it each year, it's obviously one of Australia's hottest tourist spots. When searching online, the official videos for the Opera House 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 ...

How Do I Make Subtitles And Closed Captions?

Tat Banerjee: June 18, 2019 Many clients ask how us about subtitles. Generally, this is the first question a prospect asks us about our platform. In practise, they mean a few different things. We want subtitles for our audio/video content. We have subtitles, but want to make c 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 ...

मोम का हाथ बनाने की कला: अंग्रेजी से हिंदी मे वीडियो अनुवादित

Tat Banerjee: May 13, 2019 यह वीडियो मैडम तुसाद सिडनी यूट्यूब पृष्ठ से है और यह मैडम तुसाद सिडनी में मोम के हाथ बनाने के बारे में है, जहां वे तरल मोम से लोगों के हाथ के नक्से, कुछ सरल चरणों का पालन करके बनाते है। प्रक्रिया के अनुसार ठंडे पानी में लोगों के हाथों को डुबोना, और फ More ...

The Art Of Making Wax Hands: English To Hindi Video Translation

Tat Banerjee: May 7, 2019 This video is from Madame Tussauds Sydney's Youtube page and it is about making wax hands at Madame Tussauds Sydney, where they make moulds of people hands out of liquid wax, by following a few simple steps. The process involves dipping people hands More ...

एक प्रकृति की कला बंगू यिलबारा संग्रह: अंग्रेजी से हिंदी वीडियो प्रतिलेखन और अनुवाद

Tat Banerjee: May 2, 2019 हमें यह वीडियो म्यूजियम ऑफ कंटेम्पररी आर्ट् ऑस्ट्रेलिया के वेबसाइट के यूट्यूब पृष्ठ से मिला है । यह वीडियो एमसीए कलेक्शन के बंगू यिलबारा कला के बारे में है । बंगू यिलबारा शब्द अपने आप में कला के प्रयास का वर्णन है, और उस काम को बनाने का इरादा के लिए More ...

A Nature Of Art Bangu Yilbara Collection: English To Hindi Video Transcription And Translation

Tat Banerjee: May 1, 2019 We got this video from Museum of Contemporary Art Australia's Youtube page This video is about Bangu Yilbara collection at the MCA. The collection is focused on art produced by the Aboriginal and Torres Straits Islander cultures. The exhibition focus More ...

ऑस्ट्रेलियाई फैशन के माध्यम से एक यात्रा: अंग्रेजी से हिंदी में वीडियो प्रतिलेख और अनुवाद

Tat Banerjee: April 23, 2019 ये वीडियो है म्यूजियम ऑफ एप्लाइड आर्ट्स एंड साइंसेज यूट्यूब चैनल। यह वीडियो म्यूजियम ऑफ एप्लाइड आर्ट्स एंड साइंसेज (मॉस) के परिधान और डिजाइन संग्रह के बारे में है। परिधान संग्रह 18 वीं सदी से वर्तमान उदाहरण के टुकड़े को दर्शाता है। इन्हें मॉस के नए स More ...

Visual Guide: Audio To Text

Tat Banerjee: April 17, 2019 This post covers how to transcribe audio content. We will use a podcast as our sample audio content, and assume you are on a free trial. This post covers: Sign into the application. Create an audio specific template. Create a new item, with our audi More ...

A Journey Through Australian Fashion: English To Hindi Video Transcription And Translation

Tat Banerjee: April 16, 2019 This video is from Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences Youtube channel. This video is about the garments and design collection at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS). The garment collection covers pieces from the 18th century to present da More ...

वीडियो अनुवाद किया गया अंग्रेजी से हिंदी में: एक कोन्विक्ट हेरिटेज

Tat Banerjee: April 9, 2019 आज का वीडियो हयडे पार्क बैरक्स म्यूजियमस से है। [यूटूब पेज] (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLjeUPvTffpHRH3CP1_yddA), विशेष रूप से यह वीडियो है । हम इस वीडियो को अंग्रेजी से हिंदी में बदल देंगे । हाइडल पार्क बैरक्स म्यूजियम नवीनीकरण के दौर से गुजर More ...

Video Translation From English To Hindi: A Convict Heritage

Tat Banerjee: April 2, 2019 Today's video is from the Hyde Park Barracks Museum's Youtube page, specifically this video. We will convert this video from English to Hindi. Hyde Park Barracks Museum is undergoing a refurbishment. This is expected to be complete late 2019. A large 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 ...

How To Reach Refugees, And Combat People Smugglers, With AI

Tat Banerjee: February 20, 2019 Video translation is all the rage in Sydney currently. It sounds hard to believe, but this is honestly the case at the moment. The controversy revolves around a secret video, which the current Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison has (apparently More ...

How To Use AI To Save Lions, In Afrikaans

Tat Banerjee: February 19, 2019 As part of our process for testing the platform prior to go live, one of the things we look to do is test a large number of different languages. Part of it is good fun, the other objective is to try to change things around to see if we can break the More ...

How To Transcribe Lots of Different Accents Accurately

Tat Banerjee: February 18, 2019 Today, we will look at how to transcribe many different accents correctly. First off, what does this question even mean in terms of AI? The video we are working with is from Institute for Communication in Health Care (ICH) at the Australian National More ...

How To Get The Most Out Of Your AI: English To Hindi Video Translation

Tat Banerjee: February 14, 2019 Today, we will cover simple heuristics to get the most out of your AI. As always, use the AI to do the heavy lifting, and use a human subject matter expert to finesse the results, producing a superior outcome with less time/effort. The process follow More ...

How To Transcribe English Into Hebrew: ChangePlan

Tat Banerjee: February 11, 2019 Video Translator's platform provides a client with the ability to transcribe and translate content to/from a number of languages, as discussed here. Today, we will be using the video translation platform on a video from our friends at ChangePlan. We 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 ...

How To Transcribe A Foreign Language Video

Tat Banerjee: January 22, 2019 Today we are going to look at how to transcribe a foreign language video. But how does this work when we live in a globalised world where people are from many different places - exactly what is foreign? Well, Video Translator's platform provides a cl More ...

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

Tat Banerjee: January 15, 2019 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? More ...

English German Video Translation (What is a Babybündel?)

Tat Banerjee: January 10, 2019 Video Translator's platform provides a client with the ability to transcribe and translate content to/from a number of languages, as discussed here. What we are going to do today is transcribe content to a different language, and use a practical exam More ...

More Text-To-Speech Transcription!

Tat Banerjee: January 7, 2019 Our platform provides a client with the ability to transcribe and translate content to/from a number of languages, as discussed here. Recently, we added a number of additional languages specific to Text-To-Speech transcription. These are, (a) French More ...

Visual Guides: How To Translate A Video without Sound

Tat Banerjee: December 20, 2018 We look at how to translate video content. Translation is the communication of the meaning of a source-language text by means of an equivalent target-language text1. In brief, we will (i) upload a video, (ii) add text, (iii) translate the video text, More ...