AWS GovCloud (US) User Guide
AWS GovCloud (US) User Guide

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Amazon Transcribe

This service is currently available in AWS GovCloud (US-West) only.

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.

The following list details the differences for using this service in the AWS GovCloud (US-West) Region compared to other AWS Regions:

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

For more information about Amazon Transcribe, see the 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 the AWS GovCloud (US-West) Region. 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 the AWS GovCloud (US-West) Region, 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.

  • None

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