Posted by: kurtsh | September 7, 2021

RELEASE: Live Transcription for Team Meetings in Microsoft 365 GCC

imageWe are pleased to announce that Live transcription in Teams meeting is now available in GCC. During a scheduled Teams meeting, you can start a live transcription of participant speech. The text appears alongside the meeting video or audio in real time, including the speaker’s name and a time stamp.

Live transcription can make your meetings more productive and inclusive for participants who are deaf or hard-of-hearing or have different levels of language proficiency. Participants in noisy places will also appreciate the visual aid.

After the meeting, the saved transcript is available for reference and download in Teams on the desktop and web.

Details are available for:

  • Enabling Transcription in Microsoft Teams GCC (or setting Teams Meeting policy to enable support for transcription using PowerShell)
  • Limitations around Live transcription
  • Starting, hiding & stopping a live transcription
  • Hiding the identity of speakers in transcription
  • Download the transcript
  • Permissions around transcription start/stop/view/download
  • Features available based on client type
  • etc.

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