A phone sitting on a table showing live transcribe in action outputting captions as someone offscreen speaks
A phone sitting on a table showing live transcribe in action outputting captions as someone offscreen speaks
Live Transcribe is an app to get free real time captions in 80+ languages, made for the deaf and hard of hearing. (image source)

It has been nearly two years since we launched Live Transcribe. In that time, we’ve heard lots of great stories from people about their creative uses and applications to get access to free real time transcriptions in 80+ languages. We’ve also done lots of experiments with transcription on both phones and tablets and recently published a paper.

Even though the app looks very simple, there are still plenty of best practices for getting good results. In this guide, we share some of what we’ve learned in our journey of trying to make the world’s sounds and conversations more accessible. In…

Live Transcribe

Live Transcribe is a free realtime captioning Android app for the deaf and hard of hearing

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