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what did he say button

A button to display the last few seconds of closed captioning, for when speech is unclear
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So the device records the closed captioning. When somebody says something you can't quite hear, hit the button and it displays the last few seconds. That way, if you can't hear what somebody said, you can hit the button.

The "instant replay" on TiVo and the like doesn't cut it. If it was muddled the first time, it'll probably be muddled on the replay. And you have to rewind a fair bit to pick up the captioning stream.

Piquan, May 27 2003


       But what if the closed-captioning transcribers couldn't hear it either?
phundug, May 27 2003

DrCurry, May 27 2003

       The perfect gift for anyone with kids.   

       Bill Clinton: "I did not have sexual relations with that woman."
Bill Clinton: "We were never in a sexual relationship."
Bill Clinton: "That depends on what your definition of 'is' is."
k_sra, May 27 2003

       [more mumbles]
DrCurry, May 27 2003


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