Captioning Videos Using Ensemble Video's Automatic Captioning Service

Summary

Using the Ensemble media server, automated captions allow quick and easy creation of closed captions. Captions can be created automatically when a video is uploaded, or after by  submitting the video to the captioning service from the media library.

Selecting Auto-Captioning During a New Video Upload

In the Manage Content step of the Add/Edit Wizard, the Auto-Caption check box will submit the content to the captioning service as soon as it is uploaded:

Ensemble caption  when media is uploaded

Note: Select the Auto-Caption button before pressing Start Upload.

You can select the language for the captioning using the drop down menu:

Caption language selection

 

Submitting Content for Captioning from the Media Library 

If content was not Auto-Captioned during the upload process, it can still be submitted to the captioning service. From your Media Library click on the 'Edit' link for your chosen video, then select the Caption tab.You can select the language for the captioning using the drop down menu:

The Submit for Automatic Captioning button will generate captions for the selected file, which will be usable in the video player as soon as the captions are completed.