YouTube automates sound effect captions with AI

YouTube’s team said its aware that the captions are “simplistic,” but adding features will be easier as it has built a solid back end foundation. In the future, it’ll introduce common sounds like barking, knocking or ringing. That will pose new challenges, as the AI will need to figure out if a ringing sound is coming from an alarm, phone or doorbell, for example. – Steve Dent, Engadget