Asynchronous Conversation Transcription for mono audio files

Marcus Ma 1 Reputation point
2022-03-16T17:51:55.99+00:00

This is a similar post to this one, but that was back in 2020 so I decided to make a new post. Here's my scenario:

I have a collection of mono wav files of research interviews, and I have been using Azure's speech-to-text to transcribe them. As such, I am using asynchronous file uploads. Azure's conversation transcription feature seems useful to me, mainly for its speaker diarization ability. The azure docs still indicate that 8-channel audio is needed for async conversation transcription, but is there a workaround for mono wav files?

The previous post listed that there was a private workaround, but unfortunately this will not work for me, as I will be working with my clients' individual Azure accounts so any functionality would need to be publicly accessible. I am working in JavaScript and if there any code demos then that would be greatly appreciated as well.

Also, the pricing website mentions that multichannel conversation transcription is a higher price than standard transcription ($2.10 vs $1.00 per hour), so if there is a single channel conversation transcription feature, which price categorization would this fall under?

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  1. romungi-MSFT 42,761 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2022-03-21T05:46:21.147+00:00

    @Marcus Ma The following is the documentation for batch transcription API.
    The samples to use the same using REST API are available in the SDK github repo.

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