How Amazon Transcribe works - Amazon Transcribe

How Amazon Transcribe works

Amazon Transcribe uses machine learning models to convert speech to text.

In addition to the transcribed text, transcripts contains data about the transcribed content, including confidence scores and timestamps for each word or punctuation mark. To see an output example, refer to the Data input and output section. For a complete list of features that you can apply to your transcription, refer to the feature summary.

Transcription methods can be separated into two main categories:

Note that feature and language support differs for batch and streaming transcriptions. For more information, refer to Amazon Transcribe features and Supported languages.

API operations to get you started

Batch: StartTranscriptionJob

Streaming: StartStreamTranscription, StartStreamTranscriptionWebSocket