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Introducing Closed Captions in PowerPoint Live for Microsoft Teams Meetings
The need for closed captioning
Closed captioning has become increasingly important in a world where people communicate and collaborate remotely. The need for closed captioning has been especially felt in the world of online meetings, where the ability to understand and interpret each other is essential.

Microsoft Teams has been at the forefront of providing access to closed captioning for its users, and now it’s taking it a step further with the introduction of closed captioning in PowerPoint Live.

Closed captioning in PowerPoint Live
PowerPoint Live is a feature that allows users to present their presentations live in a Teams meeting. With the introduction of closed captioning, users can now provide closed captioning to their audience, regardless of their location.

Closed captioning in PowerPoint Live works in the same way as other Teams meeting features; users can enable it in the ‘Settings’ tab in the meeting window. Once enabled, the closed captioning will be displayed in real-time in the meeting, so all participants can understand the content of the presentation.

Benefits of closed captioning in PowerPoint Live
Closed captioning in PowerPoint Live offers a number of benefits for Teams users. First and foremost, it allows users to communicate clearly and effectively, even when they’re not in the same room. This makes it easier for users to understand each other, regardless of their location.

In addition, closed captioning can help users with hearing impairments or other disabilities to access the content of the presentation. This helps to ensure that everyone can participate fully in the meeting, regardless of their abilities.

Finally, closed captioning can help companies to comply with legal requirements for accessibility. This makes it easier for companies to ensure that their meetings are accessible to all participants, regardless of their circumstances.

Conclusion
Closed captioning in PowerPoint Live is the latest addition to Microsoft Teams’ suite of features designed to make online meetings accessible and effective. This feature allows users to provide closed captioning to their audience, regardless of their location. This makes it easier for users to understand each other and ensures that everyone can participate fully in the meeting, regardless of their circumstances.
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Introducing Closed Captions in PowerPoint Live for Microsoft Teams Meetings

1. PowerPoint Live
2. Closed Captioning
3. Microsoft Teams Meet