Real-time captioning of Android
Do you have any idea about the real-time captioning of Android? If not, then let me give you a brief idea about Android’s real-time captioning.
Have you ever used software that converts your voice into the print format? If yes, then you might know how it works. The real-time captioning converts your spoken words into the printed format by using a computer-aided translation.
The translation then appears on the larger screen, so everyone in the room can easily see it. The best part about real-time captioning is that the letters are very similar to those written on the computer screen. So, the good news here is, it is rumored that the real-time captioning or live Caption of Android is going to make its way to the Google Chrome. Moreover, Android’s real-time Caption will be coming to Chrome OS, and on Chrome browser.
The latest Canary release of Google Chrome tells us this. This newest Chrome update seems to bring a lot of exciting features to Google Chrome. For now, you can easily access the new “Live Caption” feature.
All you need to do is to access the “live Caption” toggle in the accessibility settings of the Google Chrome Browser. As of now, this feature is only available to limited users. One of the online users tested this feature, but they are not able to access it.
Moreover, it seems that the search giant is still testing this feature. According to users who tested this feature;
When the users try to toggle the Live-Action feature and head to YouTube, Twitch, or any other video streaming website, the Google Chrome browser crashes unexpectedly. It is very surprising for them because they are able to this feature but they cannot be able to use it properly.
It should be noted that the Canary update is only meant for developers; therefore, the search engine giant made no delay in releasing this update. With the release of this Canary update, the company warned that your browser might be unstable after this.
It is to be noted that this feature is in testing mode now, however, if you want to use this feature then here is what you need to do now:
- First; you need to download the latest version of the Google Chrome Canary.
- Install the browser, open the browser, and enter chrome: //flags in the address bar.
- Go to the Flags page, then scroll down, and look for the “Live Captions”.
- Click the drop-down menu and then select the “Enabled” option.
- After this, go to the settings menu of Google Chrome. Type “accessibility” in the search bar of chrome settings.
- Then, click the toggle option again Live Caption to turn it on.
It is to be noted that the feature is available in the stable versions in Android 10. Currently, the users of Pixel 3A, 4, 2, and 3 phones can access this feature. For all other Android phone users, you need to wait for some time to access this feature.
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