Microsoft announces AI-powered Teams speakers with titanic transcription abilities

[ad_1]

At its Ignite conference today, Microsoft announced plans to release AI powered speakers for Teams calling. The company will release these devices in a private preview later this year.

These smart speakers will use seven mic arrays to identify up to 10 speakers in a Microsoft Teams room. Speakers will use AI to enter the names and timestamps of these 10 people into the live meeting transcript. So even if you can’t see certain people, you will be able to identify who is currently speaking through the live transcript.

[Read: This AI-powered gadget could completely disrupt the ridiculous hearing aid market]

The company has said that you can turn off attribution for privacy reasons at any time.