Human Captioning in Kaltura

Posted On February 3, 2017
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Overview

This document shows how to request human generated captions for videos you have uploaded in Kaltura. Human captioning requires approval and is available by request on a limited basis.

Requirements:

  • Tag requests must be submitted to the IIT Technology Service Help Desk at help@gsu.edu or
    404-413-HELP (4357).
  • Captions may take up to 24 hours to process, so they are not immediately available for editing.

How to add human captioning in Kaltura

NOTE: Tag requests must be submitted to the IIT Technology Service Help Desk at help@gsu.edu or 404-413-HELP (4357).
  1. Log in to iCollege or Mediaspace.gsu.edu.
  2. If you logged into the Mediaspace website, skip to step 5. If you logged into iCollege, enter the course you wish to upload a video to, or that contains an existing Kaltura video for which you would like to add captioning.
  3. From the Course Navigation bar, click Content and Media.
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  5. In, the drop-down menu, click Kaltura My Media.
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  7. Locate the Video for which you will be Adding captions, and click on the Video Title Link.
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  9. Select the Actions drop-down menu button located towards the bottom of the page and then click Edit.
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  11. This brings you to Details tab, where you may enter the tags you have received into the “Tags” box. Tag requests must be submitted to help@gsu.edu.
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  13. After you have entered the correct Tags, click the ENTER key on the keyboard.
  14. Click Save to submit your Captioning request for processing.
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  16. Click the Go To Media button.
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  18. From this screen, you may return to the Actions drop-down menu to select the option to View Caption Requests.
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    NOTE: Human Captions may take up to 24 hours to process, so they are not immediately available for editing. After submitting a request, you will receive several status updates during each processing phase, which includes PENDING, CAPTIONING IN PROCESS, followed by CAPTION COMPLETE.
  20. When the Human Captioning process is complete, return to the Actions drop-down menu and select Edit Captions.
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  22. When the captioning status for your video says complete, click Complete.
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  24. Clicking COMPLETE brings you to the Edit Captions Screen where you will be able to tweak your text captioning prior to Approving your captions for final distribution.
    NOTE: Once captions have been approved, you will no longer have the ability to edit the text.

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  25. When you are finished, click Approve.

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Help

If you have questions, or need technical assistance, contact the IIT Technology Service Desk at help@gsu.edu or 404-413-HELP (4357).

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