Kaltura: Automatic Captions for Languages Other Than English
Videos are presumed to be in English and captions are processed based on the audio track. If you (the owner) or a co-editor wish to reprocess a video in Kaltura in a language other than English, the following additional languages are supported: Arabic, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, and Turkish.
The following describes how to reprocess the automatic captions in Kaltura for one of the languages listed in the previous paragraph. If you need captioning of other languages, Learn About Professional Captioning.
Requesting Automatic Speech Recognition Captions
Open a browser and go to Canvas (canvas.umn.edu). You may need to sign in.
Find your media:
Select the Courses icon in the left navigation bar. All of your available courses will appear.
Select the course you want.
Select My Media from the course navigation menu. If the My Media link is not shown, the course's owner can add it by following the instructions in Adding Kaltura Course Tools to Canvas.
Find the video you want to add a caption file to and select your title located to the right of the video.
Click the Actions drop-down menu below the video on the right side.
Select Caption Requests.
Select the desired language from the Source Media Language drop-down menu.
Make sure the Service drop-down menu has Mechanical - auto-generated (free)selected.
Make sure the Feature drop-down menu has Captions selected.
Click Submit. The page will refresh with a confirmation: