Microsoft recently announced that they will be gradually rolling out a new live captions feature to customers starting in early November and it will be completed worldwide by the end of November.
According to Microsoft,
“This feature improves the accessibility of Microsoft products. Live captions give participants another way to follow a conversation. They can make your meeting more inclusive to participants who are deaf or hard of hearing, participants with different levels of language proficiency, and participants in loud places. This default policy ensures only that lives captions features will be available to end users in the … menu. Live captions will not turn on automatically for end users. Attendees will need to select “Turn on live captions(preview)” from the … menu to enable live captions on for their meetings.”
- Review the live captions section of Manage meetings policies in Teams to learn how to enable live captions for members of your organization
- Set-Cs Teams meeting policy
- Use live captions in a Teams meeting