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Microsoft has announced a new feature for its Microsoft 365 video platform, Stream, allowing users to translate video transcripts and closed captions into many languages. This pay-as-you-go service aims to improve accessibility and inclusivity of video content within organizations.
One of the key features of this platform is its multilingual support, which allows for transcripts and closed captions to be translated into over 100 languages.
In addition, organizations can take advantage of pay-as-you-go billing, which ensures that they only pay for the translations they use, providing flexibility and cost control. Finally, the platform offers seamless integration within Microsoft Stream on SharePoint, accessible through web browsers.
To set up Microsoft 365 Administrator, billing must be configured through Azure, and activation must be done within the M365 Admin Center. The feature is currently only available on Microsoft Stream within SharePoint.
Once enabled, translations will be billed based on pay-as-you-go meters. The Feature ID for this update is 375485, with its addition to the roadmap on January 4, 2024. Available on the worldwide (Standard Multi-Tenant) cloud instance, accessible via the web platform. The release phase is General Availability, and the rollout is set to commence in January 2024.