Fast Forward Audio prototype, BBC R&D New News Team - Tristan

A new mobile interface to allow easier skimming and scrubbing of video and audio with subtitles or transcripts.

Collaborative notes

  • For alignment

    • Original transcript for show & clean up

    • Use kaldi to time align transcript

    • Custom script to find start/end times of sentences (a gist I can’t copy)

  • Kaldi has speaker IDs — manually matches up IDs with pictures/people

  • Kaldi is bad at punctuation, so uses original document to help with that