• Media type: Book
  • Title: Closed captioning : subtitling, stenography, and the digital convergence of text with television
  • Contributor: Downey, Gregory John [Author]
  • Published: Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press2008
  • Published as:  Johns Hopkins studies in the history of technology
  • Extent: IX, 387 S.; graph. Darst
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9780801887109; 0801887100
  • RVK notation: AP 38060 : Fernsehtechnik
  • Keywords: Speech-to-text systems
  • Description: Introduction: Invisible speech-to-text systems -- pt. 1. Turning speech into text in three different contexts -- Subtitling film for the cinema audience -- Captioning television for the deaf population -- Stenographic reporting for the court system -- pt. 2. Convergence in the speech-to-text industry -- Realtime captioning for news, education, and the court -- Public interest, market failure, and captioning regulation -- Privatized geographies of captioning and court reporting -- Conclusion: The value of turning speech into text
  • Footnote: Includes bibliographical references and index


  • Status: Loanable