z33driver wrote:Does it have to be done manually? Aren't there automated closed captioning programs? They don't actually manually caption all of the TV programming do they? Can you just run the audio track through a closed captioning program, and then when you are watching/reviewing the video correct any incorrect transcription?
Here in the UK, pre-recorded programs are subtitled when they're made, usually by just copying 'n' pasting the script.
But for live programs like the news, I understand they hire extremely fast typists with special keyboards to type it up, hence the 10-20 second delay between the TV and the subtitles in live programs (you also see the words popping up on the TV in real-time too)