Live Caption is one of the most interesting features introduced on the Pixel 4, and it’s great that it’s coming to the Pixel 3 and 3a line, as well. By default, it only shows you two lines of live-transcribed text, which might be enough in most circumstances. But if you ever need to see more context, you can double tap the overlay to make it display eight lines of text. Read More
Tip: Double tap the Live Caption overlay to see more lines of text was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Live Caption is one of the most impressive features coming to Android. It automatically transcribes anything being said in a video or audio on your screen for you to read, and can be an invaluable tool for hearing-impaired users — plus it could avoid awkward glances if you raise the volume too much in public. Now that the feature has launched exclusively on the Pixel 4, everyone has been trying it out and discovering a few nice, and perhaps unexpected aspects of it. Read More
Live Caption on Pixel 4 works even on muted videos, only pops up when needed was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
One of the overarching themes Google is pushing at I/O this year is the miniaturization of voice modeling data — small enough to put into your phone, but robust enough to match what you’re saying and deliver new features such as Live Caption with speed and accuracy. But for this feature to work across social media apps, web browsers, and games, it needs to be able to listen to what those apps are putting out. Read More
Google’s Live Caption is built on new Android Q Beta 3 in-app audio recording API was written by the awesome team at Android Police.