[Athen] Live Caption in Chrome now works on any device

Hunziker, Dawn A - (hunziker) hunziker at arizona.edu
Wed Mar 31 15:18:19 PDT 2021

Thank you for sharing, Cath!

Now - a question about this - is there a way to save the captions as a file after the fact? This way it could be used as an initial transcript to be edited and posted with the media later?


Dawn Hunziker

IT Accessibility Consultant, Sr. | Disability Resources

The University of Arizona | hunziker at arizona.edu

drc.arizona.edu<http://drc.arizona.edu/> | itaccessibility.arizona.edu<http://itaccessibility.arizona.edu/>


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I had been using Live Caption via my Pixel, and I am glad to learn that it is now available in any Chrome deployment. Find the Live Caption setting under Chrome > Settings > Advanced > Accessibility > Live Caption. The audio does not need to be in a video
The option to customize the caption size and appearance is available as well. According to Google, this will even work when the content is muted or being played offline.

Best regards,


Catherine M. Stager

Assistive Technology Specialist

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