Babels and News Rig - Multilingual Journalism Workflows

Status: closed
A prototype workflow for reversioning content into multiple languages, and controlling an "on demand" multilingual news service.

Using language technology and web-based workflow, we are building an application to produce daily video bulletins in multiple languages, firstly in Japanese, and later in Russian.

Active page for this project: Alto


This project is a merger of 2 strands of work: Babels (using speech synthesis to generate audio tracks) and NewsRig (web app workflow for News curation).

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Next Priorities

  1. Run the Babels pilot
  2. Iterate and improve the tools