World Accessibility: Live subtitles for Microsoft Teams are coming to Germany this summer
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Microsoft Teams can display subtitles in video and telephone conferences in real time. So far, however, this function is only available for the English language. Six more languages will be added in the summer, including German.
The live subtitles are primarily an accessibility feature. Participants with hearing impairments can better follow a conference if they can read what is being said as well. Microsoft Teams displays the text and the name of the participant who is speaking at the bottom of the screen. The following screenshot is from the desktop version, but the live subtitles are also available in the Teams mobile app.
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In addition to German, Spanish, Japanese, French, Dutch and Brazilian Portuguese are expected to be supported from July 2021. This emerges from an entry in the.
When voice data is processed, this naturally raises eyebrows spontaneously among data protection officers., the processing of the voice data for the live subtitles takes place in the customer's region without anyone having access to the data. These are also not saved, but deleted immediately at the end of the meeting. Customers who nevertheless have concerns can also deactivate the live subtitles company-wide using a policy.
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