Intelligent closed captioning

  • US 10,321,204 B2
  • Filed: 07/11/2014
  • Issued: 06/11/2019
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/11/2014
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method, comprising:

  • playing, on a display device, video content;

    providing, using at least one speaker, audio content associated with the video content;

    obtaining, from an external source, playback context data, wherein the playback context data comprises contextual data associated with user comprehension of the audio content and wherein the playback context data comprises ambient audio data;

    determining, using a processor, that the playback context data is associated with a reduced audibility context, wherein the determining comprises;

    analyzing, using a speech recognition engine, the ambient audio data;

    identifying a predetermined trigger expression in the ambient audio data;

    accessing, responsive to identifying the predetermined trigger expression, closed caption data; and

    providing, on the display device, the closed caption data associated with the dialogue and the ambient audio data comprising the predetermined trigger expression.

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