Google announced that you can now use the Google Translate app for Android to transcribe a speech carried out in a foreign language while the interlocutor is speaking and to view the translation on your smartphone in his own language.
The Transcribe feature, still informs Google, will be launched in the next few days with support for any combination of the following eight languages: English, French, German, Hindi, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Thai.
At the moment, therefore, the transcription function is not yet available in Italian.
To try the transcription feature, you just have to access the Google Translator app on your Android smartphone, after making sure you have the latest updates available on the Play Store.
In the latest version of the Google Translate app for Android, there is the Transcribe icon on the main screen (in this case the reference is to the English version of the app, of course).
To perform the transcription, simply select the source and destination languages from the drop-down menu at the top of the screen.
L’app Google Translate for Android allows you to pause or restart the transcription by tapping the microphone icon and you can also view the original transcription, change the text size or choose a dark theme in the menu of the
Google has emphasized that the team of development of the app will continue to work to make available the translations of the spoken in different situations.
At this moment, he informed the Mountain View company, the transcription function works best in a quiet environment with one person talking at a time. In other situations, the app still tries to do its best to provide a sense of what is being said.
The Conversation Mode available in the Google Translator app will continue to help users to have a translation of an ongoing conversation between two interlocutors who speak different languages (in the Google Translate online guide it is explained how to translate a bilingual conversation).