Podnews Weekly Review
Fake it until you make it, unless you buy it. Spotify's Megaphone buys Whooshkaa but still no date for exclusive podcasts, HiFi sound or transcriptions? SiriusXM we can't read you? Comments are live on Podverse and Buzzsprout supports the Person Tag.
Dec 16 2021 • 1hr 40m
Show NotesGUEST: Larry Rosin, the co-founder and President of Edison Research Spotify buys Whooshkaa! Congratulations Rob Loewenthal. A great guy and a great team. SiriusXM is being sued for failing to provide podcast transcripts for deaf users by the National Association for the Deaf and the Disability Rights Advocates. As we researched in June 2020, transcripts can offer significant SEO benefits. The podcast:transcript tag is an open standard, supported by a number of podcasts and offers both static transcripts (in HTML or text) or real-time captions (in the SRT format). Widely supported by many modern podcast hosts including Captivate, Transistor, Buzzsprout, Omny Studio and others, a number of podcast apps display these transcripts, including the popular Android app Podcast Addict. Amazon Music has a proprietary solution for transcripts.Spotify added the right to transcribe using their own proprietary solution in May 2020, and a limited beta in May 2021. There is no mechanism for publishers to supply their own transcripts.Google offers live captions within every Android app on Pixel phones; that live caption tool is also available on desktop Chrome . The company doesn’t support the podcast:transcript tag.Apple surprisingly doesn’t offer any live captioning. TSupport the showConnect With Us: Email: email@example.com Twitter: @jamescridland / @podnews and @samsethi / @joinpodfans Lightning/NOSTR: ⚡firstname.lastname@example.org and ⚡email@example.com Mastodon: @firstname.lastname@example.org and @email@example.com Support us: www.buzzsprout.com/1538779/support Get Podnews: podnews.net Podnews Live (London) Sep 27: Tickets on sale now!Show more