How are subtitles detected for live events like sports or award shows?


I’m watching a hockey game in a bar and it said “knocked the fuck off his stick” obviously was supposed to be “puck” but funny nonetheless.

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They are done by a stenographer typing it out as they hear it. Just like stenographers in court, they have special keyboards that allow them to type as fast as people talk, but with live broadcasts they sometimes make mistakes and just simply don’t have the time to fix them.