The Unstoppable Utility of YouDescribe. Wireless RERC 2021 State of Technology Forum Proceedings


This paper highlights a technological advancement related to video description, also referred to as audio description. The resource, YouDescribe, was developed to make videos more accessible, particularly media that lacks descriptive text because it is cost prohibitive, time-intensive to initiate, or perceived lack of importance. The YouDescribe software stores audio tracks in a database then pairs them with timed tracks and YouTube videos. A survey was utilized to assess the existing video catalog, which allowed for identifying which content has been given descriptions since the program's

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