It's introducing new ways to watch live videos and interact with the community in real time.
One of the best aspects of YouTube is the live streaming functionality. The chat replays will be displayed alongside the video, just like it appeared live.
Speaking of improved text captioning, Wilms explains, "When professionally provided captions aren't available, our new live automatic captions provide creators a quick and cheap way to make live streams accessible to more people".
YouTube is also rolling out automated English captions to live streams, so that streams in other languages can be viewed and understood by English speaking viewers. Live Chat Replay Now you can replay...
YouTube has made a number of exciting updates to its YouTube Live streaming service. This feature will be rolled out widely in the coming weeks and the accuracy and latency will continue to be improved.
As you can imagine, adding automated captions to livestreams is a huge undertaking, as it requires real-time speech recognition and rendering to ensure the on-screen words are synchronized with the sounds as neatly as possible. First, the company has announced that it's bringing automatic English captions to live streams whenever professionally provided captions aren't available. Users will be able click the location tag to search for other videos shot in the same place or search another location to see videos from that spot.
Over 600 internet-connected services and devices (like lights, pet feeders and confetti cannons!) can be connected to Super Chat.
The Super Chat include itself is right now accessible on Android and work area, and is propelling on iOS today.