Video Transcription Start-up SpeakerText Gets Angel Funding
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SpeakerText, a start-up which provides automated video transcriptions via crowdsourcing through Amazon's Mechanical Turk, has raised an angel round from tech veteran Mitch Kapor and others, the company announced today.
In September, we spoke with CEO Matt Mireles. We have republished the interview today.
Here are reports on the investment by Ryan Lawler at NewTeeVee and Erick Schonefeld at TechCrunch.
While most applaud the requirements for video captioning, some question the cost.
Viewers can see all the text in a video and jump the exact location they want.