Monthly Archives: December 2014

Significance of Interview Transcription in Oral History

Interview transcription has evolved in our times. Any piece of spoken history will have to be transcribed, so transcription goes back to the most ancient origins of history itself since much of history in ancient times was documented and passed on through generations orally. The goal of transcription is to put in writing what has … Continue reading Significance of Interview Transcription in Oral History

Court Reporter’s Gibberish Typing Leads to Botched Up Legal Transcripts and Appeals

Court Reporter’s Gibberish Typing Leads to Botched Up Legal Transcripts and Appeals

A court reporter typed gibberish statements while preparing legal transcripts and the botched transcripts had reportedly led to appeals in as many as 30 Manhattan court cases, one of which included the 2010 fraud trial of a mortgage broker who was convicted of trying to hire a hit man to eliminate a witness. One source … Continue reading Court Reporter’s Gibberish Typing Leads to Botched Up Legal Transcripts and Appeals

Researchers are Experimenting on a Device that May Ease Stroke Paralysis

Researchers are Experimenting on a Device that May Ease Stroke Paralysis

The scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are testing a thought-controlled device that may help people with stroke paralysis to move their limbs again. This device may help patients to do things including combing the hair and buttoning the shirt. The rehabilitation device comprises a functional electrical stimulation (FES) system (currently used to help stroke … Continue reading Researchers are Experimenting on a Device that May Ease Stroke Paralysis

Why Transcription of Oral History Projects is Relevant?

Why Transcription of Oral History Projects is Relevant?

Oral history projects involve the collection of people’s experiences and memories about events and trends. Advancements in audio technology have improved the quality of recordings for oral history projects. These audio files can be easily edited archived and backed-up and you can pick out interesting file for radio broadcasts, museum exhibition, and so on. This … Continue reading Why Transcription of Oral History Projects is Relevant?

Secretly Recording Telephone Calls Isn’t Legal

Secretly Recording Telephone Calls Isn’t Legal

Secretly recorded telephone conversations were a strong evidence for winning legal cases. However, recording conversations without a person’s knowledge is considered a breach of that person’s right to privacy. According to Washington’s anti-SLAPP law, lawyers, attorneys and legal firms secretly recording telephone conversations will no longer be protected by the law. The court ruled that … Continue reading Secretly Recording Telephone Calls Isn’t Legal

Police Video Transcription – An Important Component in the Criminal Investigation Process

Police Video Transcription – An Important Component in the Criminal Investigation Process

Police video transcription is a vital cog in the whole process of criminal investigation. Its accuracy is vital, and advanced technologies available at present make evidence gathering more efficient. Tapes are gone, and it is all digital storage these days. When it comes to transcribing the videos, a legal transcription company can be of assistance … Continue reading Police Video Transcription – An Important Component in the Criminal Investigation Process

How to Transcribe Quickly and Efficiently

How to Transcribe Quickly and Efficiently

Accurate documentation is highly crucial when it comes to documentation for any venture and that’s why businesses prefer to outsource the task to experienced professionals. A reliable transcription company would utilize innovative strategies to handle the task so as to meet client demands in quick turnaround time. Transcribing dictation quickly and efficiently would improve the … Continue reading How to Transcribe Quickly and Efficiently