After taking down demographics from creators last week, YouTube is giving something back and expanding its feature list for creators who are shooting live video.
According to an announcement on the YouTube blog, live streaming will now include cat retransmission, automatic English captions, location tags, and IFTTT (If This Then That) technology embedded in the program. Super Chat monetization tool.
With the new chat launch, the live chats that occurred during a broadcast will appear next to the video covers exactly as they appeared.
In addition, in the coming weeks, live video will have the ability to include automatic English subtitles, powered by live automatic voice recognition technology.
“When professional captions are not available, our new automated captions offer creators a fast, low-cost way to make live streams accessible to more people,” writes video product manager Kurt Wilms. live from YouTube. Wilms added that creators would get legends with error rates and latency approaching industry standards.
In addition to rebroadcasting and subtitling updates, creators can also add location tags to their mobile life streams, as well as explore other videos with the same location tag by clicking on it. For Super Chat – a monetization feature that allows viewers to pay for their video comments to be highlighted in the news feed – YouTube incorporates IFTTT technology.
“More than 600 Internet-connected services and devices (like lights, pet feeders and confetti cannons!) Can be connected to Super Chat,” writes Wilms. Already available on desktop computers and Android devices, YouTube says that it is currently deploying Super Chat support on iOS devices today.
Live streaming from YouTube was made available last February to the creators of 10,000 subscribers. In April of last year, the number of sites dropped to 1,000, opening live to more of its creative base.