Real-time subtitlers, also called live captioners, produce transcripts of what speakers say in many contexts: cultural events, workplaces, parliamentary assemblies, broadcasts, educational, other.
The goal of the project is to set up a new frontier in automate sign language interpreting with novel technologies and AI algorithm.
Internet, audiovisual media and digital technology are transforming our world. Their potential, however, will not be fully realised until they become fully accessible, enabling all citizens to participate in everyday life.
This special issue collects articles that present some projects on media accessibility and contextualise them within the broader context of the social changes we are facing.
The strength of the European project lies in the aim of creating a community by embracing the diversity of its members. Unity in diversity means promoting the value of the vast human variety expressed by all its citizens.