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Zoom Integrates Live Captions Into Calls for a Fee

Gizmodo: “As the pandemic stretches out before us with a long winter ahead, it’s clear that work-from-home will remain the status quo for millions. So any advances to make our video chat hell a little easier to navigate are welcome. With that in mind, Zoom is adding the option to integrate’s live caption system with video calls. has been building a reputation for machine learning-enabled live transcription for a couple of years and back in April, it announced a partnership with Zoom to provide transcripts of video meetings. Now it’s taking things further with the addition of live captioning. Users will be able to see an imperfect transcription of what a speaker is saying nearly in real-time. Unfortunately, this is still more of a feature designed for enterprise customers. You’ll need to be an Otter for Business or Zoom Pro customer to use it…”

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