Check out http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/concepts/VTT_Captioning to gain a good current overview of WebVTT and its use in browsers.
The Timed Text WG charter has been updated in March 2014. It includes delivery of a WebVTT 1.0 specification as a W3C Recommendation. This means, a snapshot of the WebVTT specification has been taken, FSA commitments have been made, and … Continue reading
As a result of the 105th MPEG meeting (see Press Release), MPEG has concluded its study of the carriage of Timed Text in the ISO Base Media File Format (MP4). The study resulted in draft standards for the carriage of … Continue reading
On 2013-06-06 the Web Media Text Tracks Community Group published the first draft of the following specification: Conversion of 608/708 captions to WebVTT. Participants contribute material to this specification under the W3C Community Contributor License Agreement (CLA). If you have … Continue reading
WebVTT is quite a powerful format. It has been developed to transport timed data chunks, including captions, subtitles, video descriptions, chapters, and in fact any chunk of data that cues up with a time segment of a media element. The … Continue reading
On 2012-08-10 the Web Media Text Tracks Community Group published the first draft of the following specification: WebVTT. Participants contribute material to this specification under the W3C Community Contributor License Agreement (CLA). If you have any questions, please contact the … Continue reading
Just joined this group. Great to see some faces from the “old days”. I’m especially interested in using text tracks to support lectures where technical text (especially programming code and markup) is being discussed and illustrated, but I’m also interested … Continue reading
Sorry I joined so late but was unaware of this important initiative. We at SubPLY are eager to add our experience and knowledge to the group in any manner possible. Good Luck ! Gal