Google Podcasts unveils episode search, driven by automated transcripts
March 6, 2019 · 1.2 minutes to read
At the RAIN Podcast Business Summit, Google’s Zack Reneau-Wedeen announces that Google Podcasts will have search results for episodes by the end of the week. Episode results are supported in all languages, and for many languages works by analysing automatically generated transcripts. This feature was first spotted within the app’s code in July last year.
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