Whisper Transcription Engine


Opencast can take advantage of Open AI's Whisper Project to generate automatic transcriptions on premise through SpeechToText WoH.


Enable Whisper engine

To enable Whisper as for the SpeechToText WoH, follow these steps.

  1. Install whisper on the worker nodes.
  2. Enable whisper in org.opencastproject.speechtotext.impl.SpeechToTextServiceImpl.cfg.
  3. Set the target model to use in org.opencastproject.speechtotext.impl.engine.WhisperEngine.

Additional Notes

Not yet implemented

This is a list of features that are not implemented but are expected to be added in the near future. - Translation to english - Automatic language recognition and tagging