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From: Kaartic Sivaraam <>
To: Taylor Blau <>, Eric Wong <>
Cc: Carmen Andoh <>,, Jonathan Nieder <>
Subject: Re: Git Inclusion Summit
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 22:45:08 +0530	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200728162528.GH87373@syl.lan>

On 28-07-2020 21:55, Taylor Blau wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 28, 2020 at 10:07:26AM +0000, Eric Wong wrote:
>> Jitsi w/ audio-only certainly seems to be a step in the right
>> direction and would be more inclusive.
>> Is there any speech-to-text transcription done for the hearing
>> (or extremely bandwidth) impaired?
> It looks like such a thing exists:

Yeah. A link with current information appears to be:

>> It'd ideally go to #git on IRC (or something that doesn't
>> require a browser to trigger swap storms on old systems).
>> Even for people with good hearing, acceptable audio quality for
>> speech seems tricky to get right, being dependent on mics,
>> bandwidth, codecs, background noise, speaker/earphone quality,
>> etc.
> I haven't look hard enough to see if it supports redirecting its output
> to an IRC channel, but my guess is that it probably doesn't.

I believe you're right. From the link above:

> Currently Jigasi can send speech-to-text results to the chat of a
> Jitsi Meet room as either plain text or JSON. If it's send in JSON,
> Jitsi Meet will provide subtitles in the left corner of the video,
> while plain text will just be posted in the chat.

> In either
> case, hopefully disabling audio and video is possible within Jitsi's web
> UI, and you should be able to read or write in the chat as well as read
> the transcription.

I think there's just one catch. The transcription as of now appears to
use Google Cloud speech-to-text API. Well, its Google. I'll let you make
your own inferences. In any case, it hopefully wouldn't be a concern for
people who _read_ the transcription.


  reply	other threads:[~2020-07-28 17:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-23 19:30 Git Inclusion Summit Carmen Andoh
2020-07-23 20:59 ` Jonathan Nieder
2020-07-23 22:26   ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-24 12:55     ` Carmen Andoh
2020-07-26  4:02 ` Eric Wong
2020-07-27 15:10   ` Taylor Blau
2020-07-28 10:07     ` Eric Wong
2020-07-28 16:25       ` Taylor Blau
2020-07-28 17:15         ` Kaartic Sivaraam [this message]
2020-07-29 17:00           ` 24 hours to respond with date/duration preferences for inclusion summit Carmen Andoh
2020-07-29 18:25             ` Junio C Hamano
2020-07-29 19:29               ` Carmen Andoh
2020-07-28 16:44       ` Git Inclusion Summit Jeff King

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