Amazon Transcribe - AWS GovCloud (US)

Amazon Transcribe

Amazon Transcribe uses advanced machine learning technologies to recognize speech in audio files and transcribe them into text. Use Amazon Transcribe to convert audio to text and to create applications that incorporate the content of audio files. For example, you can transcribe the audio track from a video recording to create closed captioning for the video.

How Amazon Transcribe Differs for AWS GovCloud (US)

  • Streaming Transcription using Amazon Transcribe is not available in the AWS GovCloud (US) Region.

  • Automatic content reaction is not available in the AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region.

  • Automatic language identification is not available in the AWS GovCloud (US-East) Region.

Documentation for Amazon Transcribe

Amazon Transcribe documentation.

ITAR Boundary

AWS GovCloud (US) has an ITAR boundary, which defines where customers are allowed to store ITAR-controlled data for this service in AWS GovCloud (US) Regions. To maintain ITAR compliance, you must place ITAR-controlled data on the applicable part of the ITAR boundary. If you do not have any ITAR-controlled data in AWS GovCloud (US) Regions, this section does not apply to you. The following information identifies the ITAR boundary for this service:

ITAR-Regulated Data Permitted ITAR-Regulated Data Not Permitted
  • All input text and documents processed by Amazon Transcribe can contain ITAR-regulated data.

  • This service can generate metadata from customer-defined configurations. This metadata includes all configuration data in console fields, descriptions, resource names, and tagging information. AWS suggests customers do not enter export-controlled information in those fields.