For the past few years, we have had the ability to convert “Text To Speech” (TTS) on our computers. We can even select a male or female voice to read back text in a Word Document or on the computer screen. My son, a college student, uses the TTS “Speech synthesis” feature to have his computer read back stories and articles for homework assignments while he multi-tasks on other programs and applications. Well fasten your harnesses…
It was recently announced that Video can now be searched on Youtube.com using audio converted text. WOW! So what does this mean? What you say in your video will be converted, indexed, and now searched by viewers and consumers using keywords and phrases. This is a new and exciting time for the Video enthusiasts. Video and SEO? Until now, the only searchable part of any Video was the “Title”, “The Description”, and “limited” tags or keywords. No longer will this be the case.
See how Adobe Works to Make Video Search Indexing Easier, or how Adobe Makes Flash Content SEO-Friendly. “Adobe is providing optimized Adobe Flash Player technology to Google and Yahoo to enhance search engine indexing of the Flash file format and uncover information that is currently undiscoverable by search engines.”
It’s only a matter of time before ALL search engines like Google, Yahoo, MSN, and the others will incorporate this into their search options. See how Google Labs is working with Audio Indexing and testing this right now with “Search what the politicians are saying”, I think you’ll be surprised and impressed. It is predicted that video will be a $3 Billion Dollar Business by 2010. Video is what’s hot and happening, otherwise these companies would not be investing this kind of time, money and research into its “Searchable” Future.
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