Posted On: Apr 5, 2019

Amazon Transcribe is an automatic speech recognition (ASR) service that makes it easy for you to add speech-to-text capability to your applications. Amazon Transcribe now supports real-time transcription of audio in the following new languages: British English, French, and Canadian French. These languages expand upon the existing two languages already available in Amazon Transcribe’s streaming service: US English and Mexican Spanish.

The new set of languages expands the markets served by Amazon Transcribe to enable use cases in contact centers, media and entertainment, education, among others, to reach a broader global audience.

British English, French, and Canadian French support for streaming transcription are available in all AWS Regions that Amazon Transcribe is available at no additional cost. Learn more about streaming transcription using this documentation page. For more information on language support, visit this documentation page.