Skype Meeting Broadcast to get automatic transcription and translation by the end of 2016

Skype Meetings

Microsoft today announced that Office 365 customers will be getting a preview of automatic transcription and translation in Skype Meeting Broadcast by the end of 2016. It will provide live closed captioning of presentations and allow viewers to choose translation into their preferred language from a list of supported languages.

Microsoft today announced that PSTN Conferencing is now available to customers in 92 countries including Venezuela, Uruguay, Vietnam and Kenya added this month. In addition, PSTN Calling is now available in both the UK and U.S., providing inbound and outbound calling, voicemail, phone numbers and calling plans.

Microsoft is also releasing a new set of resources to help partners unlock the opportunity around Office 365, the Skype Operations Framework (SOF)—an end-to-end planning, deployment and operations methodology for Skype for Business.