Live Transcribe & Notification

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Year Founded in 2019

CEO CEO: Dimitri Kanevsky, Sagar Savla and Chet Gnegy

Headquarters HQ: US

Introducing Live Transcribe & Sound Notifications, innovative Android tools designed to make daily communication and environmental awareness more accessible for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Live Transcribe & Sound Notifications enhance communication and awareness for the deaf and hard of hearing community, using Android phones or tablets.

Access these features on most devices by:

  1. Going to Settings and selecting Accessibility.
  2. Tapping on Live Transcribe or Sound Notifications to initiate.
  3. Starting the apps via the Accessibility button, gesture, or Quick Settings

Sound Notifications:

  • Alerts for risky or personal situations based on home sounds like alarms or baby noises.
  • Customize alerts for appliance beeps.
  • Receive notifications through flashing lights or vibrations on your device or wearable.
  • Review a 12-hour timeline history of surrounding sounds.

Real-time transcription:

  • Instant transcription in over 80 languages and dialects.
  • Add frequently used custom words.
  • Vibration alerts when your name is mentioned.
  • Type your responses for continuous dialogue, with ongoing transcription.
  • Visual sound indicators to help adjust your speaking volume.
  • Support for various external microphones for improved audio reception.

Transcription reference:

  • Option to save transcriptions for three days for reviewing and copying.
  • Search within saved transcriptions.
  • Copy and paste from transcriptions by long-pressing the text.


  • Compatible with Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and higher.

Developed in collaboration with Gallaudet University, Live Transcribe & Sound Notifications aim to make everyday life more accessible.

Permissions notice:

  • Microphone access is necessary for both apps to transcribe speech and detect sounds, without storing the audio post-processing.
  • As an accessibility service, the app can observe user actions.

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Live Transcribe & Sound Notifications make everyday conversations and surrounding sounds more accessible among people who are deaf and hard of hearing, using just your Android phone or tablet.