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Xbox is testing accessible chat options like transcription and speech synthesis

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acastro_190530_1777_xbox_0003.0.0.jpg Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Microsoft has announced new text-to-speech and speech-to-text features for Xbox Party Chat, which aim to help make communication on the platform more accessible. The features are currently being tested through the Xbox Insider program.

The speech-to-text feature puts a window on the screen with automatic transcriptions of what people in the voice chat are saying, along with an indicator of whether the message was typed or spoken aloud. This could help people who are hard of hearing to participate in the chat, even if the other participants are speaking instead of typing.

Image: Microsoft The window in the top right shows transcribed text from voice chat.

The text-to-speech feature goes the other way, reading...

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