Monthly Archives: November 2014

Importance of Transcription and Captioning Services in Oral History Research

Importance of Transcription and Captioning Services in Oral History Research

Oral history is an important element in historical research. Researchers collecting and studying historical information about individuals, key events or everyday activities use audiotapes or videotapes to record interviews. The transcription of these interviews provides documented evidence for research and future reference. The contents of an interview are very well emphasized in a transcript, which … Continue reading Importance of Transcription and Captioning Services in Oral History Research

How Video and Podcast Transcription Can Help Your SEO

How Video and Podcast Transcription Can Help Your SEO

Converting speech or dictation into text or transcription is a process that is widely used by several industries. Legal transcription helps attorneys document and present their cases, while medical transcription helps physicians manage patient information and improve care. Businesses of all kinds are now realizing that posting transcripts of videos and podcasts related to their … Continue reading How Video and Podcast Transcription Can Help Your SEO

Will Voice Recognition Software Replace Transcription?

Will Voice Recognition Software Replace Transcription?

Voice recognition software automates the process of transcription and is seen by some as time-saving as it can offer final finished reports in quick turnaround time. Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9, speech recognition software used for medical and legal transcription, even claims accuracy levels of up to 99%. However, many experienced transcriptionists do not see speech recognition … Continue reading Will Voice Recognition Software Replace Transcription?

Verbatim Transcription for Field Research Interviews

If you plan to take notes and write down observations during a field research interview conducted for your thesis or dissertation, it won’t work as expected. You will get only a short time if you are interviewing high-profile people / business leaders and even if you get more time with ordinary people, you may miss … Continue reading Verbatim Transcription for Field Research Interviews

How to Improve Focus Group Recordings to Ensure Quality Transcription

How to Improve Focus Group Recordings to Ensure Quality Transcription

Focus group transcription can be rather tedious as there are a number of crucial factors that decide its clarity and accuracy. The most important among them is the quality of recording which may seriously affect the outcome of the transcribed report. The objective of focus group transcription is to convey detailed information regarding the specific … Continue reading How to Improve Focus Group Recordings to Ensure Quality Transcription

Why is it Necessary to Include Transcripts Along with Your Podcasts

Why is it Necessary to Include Transcripts Along with Your Podcasts

Creating and setting up podcasts of rare interviews, guides, and commentaries on your website or blog is a great way to communicate with your targeted audience, sometimes much more effectively than with just the written word. Podcasts are easier to consume than other forms of content as people can listen as they go about their … Continue reading Why is it Necessary to Include Transcripts Along with Your Podcasts