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Microsoft adds real-time captions and subtitles to Skype — PowerPoint to follow

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We’re all pretty used to subtitles for movies and TV shows — even if we don’t need them, they can prove useful — and Microsoft has now added this feature to Skype. Ostensibly an accessibility feature (and launched on United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities), the new option means that Skype will be able to use voice recognition to show you the text of what is being said in a voice call. Microsoft will also bring the same feature to PowerPoint next year. See also: Microsoft is sending Skype classic to the software graveyard in November Microsoft is… …Continue reading on BetaNews

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