Hulu whoop

Seems hard to believe it’s been almost three years since we ran across the Blinkx search engine, which returns results based on audio info, and wished that it could also search captions. Blinkx has yet to oblige, but Hulu, bless their hearts, has rallied to provide caption searches as a last-minute addition to our Christmas stocking. Still seems to be in a beta stage (it found several instances of “inconceivable”–although not the one we were looking for–and none of “truthiness”), but holds considerable promise. As a bonus, you can also see a graphic showing which portions of the video have been searched most often, and jump straight to it.

Access Tech News: Search Hulu videos using closed caption text

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