It takes nothing to say that Google are making communication easier for mankind. The Search engine gaint, Google has added Transcribe feature to it Google translate App for Android. This works in a way whereby your live speech is being translated to another different languages as text.
Arrival of this feature was announced by Google CEO Sundar Pichai on his Twitter handle. This feature supports only 8 languages at the moment, and it’s expected to add more in the next update.
Transcribe feature is available on the latest version of the Google Translate app on your Android phone. If you haven’t seen the feature yet, kindly update yours from the Google play store.
More improvement are expected, but for now, what the transcribe feature does is listen to speech in a certain language and then shows it as text in a different language. Supported languages at the moment include English, German, Hindi, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai, and Russian.
How to Use Google Transcribe Feature
To use the Transcribe feature, you need to have the latest version of Google Translate installed which will then give you an option called ‘Transcribe’ along with the pre-existing options of ‘Camera’ and ‘Conversation’. After tapping on Transcribe you will have to select the source and target language from the dropdown and that’s it.
You can pause or restart transcription by tapping the mic icon. The feature allows you to see the original transcript. You can equally choose a dark theme, change the text size by going to the settings menu.
Travelling the world with this app will make it less stressful in look of translators. All you have to do is to voice in, then show the person you want to ask for directions or interact with. For now, the Transcribe feature work best in a quite environment with a single person speaking at a time.