Filipino viewers demand refund for 'Avengers: Endgame' with Chinese subtitles
!-- -- Jan Milo Severo (Philstar.com) - April 22, 2019 - 2:28pm MANILA, Philippines Days before the much-awaited release of Marvel's new movie, "Avengers: Endgame," social media users aired their frustration regarding Southwoods Mall's announcement that the much-anticipated Marvel movie will be shown in their cinema with Chinese subtitles
The Vantage Cloud Speech Action can return a plain text document or a subtitle
The aim is to make it easier for subtitlers and closed captioners to professionally create and prepare subtitle
files, on a PC or Mac, at an affordable cost.
While subtitling service providers rightfully, are constantly looking for the most optimal ways to create and generate subtitle
text files, this should not be at the expense of quality, Moberg cautions.
"By crafting malicious subtitle
files, which are then downloaded by a victim's media player, attackers can take complete control over any type of device via vulnerabilities found in many popular streaming platforms," researchers at Check Point Software Technologies (http://blog.checkpoint.com/2017/05/23/hacked-in-translation/) said in a report . "We estimate there are approximately 200 million video players and streamers that currently run the vulnerable software, making this one of the most widespread, easily accessed and zero-resistance vulnerability reported in recent years."
Further, according to Counterpoint, the malware relies heavily on the "poor state of security in the way various media players process subtitle
files and the large number of subtitle
It's common to see subtitle
files (usually a .srt or .sub) included in torrents and other less-than-legal movie downloads, so people tend to simply ignore them.
(29) While the reading of subtitles
is disrupted when there is a mismatch--or an apparent mismatch--of audio content and subtitle
content, the viewing experience of a dubbed film is disrupted when the formal criteria of visual synchronization are not respected.
Learning multimedia materials with both narration (spoken text) and subtitles
(written text) can cause a split-attention effect (Mayer, Hegarty, Mayer, & Campbell, 2005).
Although recognition of the function of visual images has led to abundant semiotic research on subtitle
The website carries a disclaimer in English, maintaining that it is a "not-for-profit voluntary team that produces Chinese subtitles
for documentaries not aired in China, (and) which operates entirely within the legislation of (the People's) Republic of China, where it is legal to do so."
To capitalize brothers and not sisters in the subtitle
is a good example.