If a certain commitment is to be believed on Chromium Zerit, we can soon make our way to the live caption feature on the computer. It is believed that the feature which was initially introduced as Pixel 4 Exclusive is currently running and we can see it soon on the Google Chrome browser. For those who don’t know, live caption proves useful in noisy environments as it automatically captions the media playing on your smartphone. As of now, the live caption is only available in English language on Pixel 4 devices running on Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3a and Android 10.
According to the code on the Chromium Gerrit, it seems that Google’s developers are planning to bring the feature of live captions to the Chrome browser. Given this code, this commit speech is for an on-device API (soda) service, and includes all the necessary components to launch the service, although it is still in its early stages of development. The description states, “This CL creates a sandboxed service that hosts the Speech On-Device API (Soda). It contains the components needed to launch the service from the renderer process, but the service implementation ends on its own Is. The design document for the feature is located here: go /chrome-live-caption. ”