Subtitles are a very important component in delivering a rich multimedia experience, not only because they allow us to consume the content in different languages, but also because they help those with hearing impairments (~ 5% of the audience) to consume the media content. According to some figures, more than 80% of Facebook videos are viewed without sound. For the ultimate experience Zattoo is trying to deliver, subtitles are not an option; they are a necessity.

Text-based subtitles

In some cases subtitle streams are given in the form of text with presentation timing metadata. …

Milos Pesic

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