Monthly Archives: November 2016

Study Lauds Utility of Closed Captions and Transcripts in Higher Education

Study Lauds Utility of Closed Captions and Transcripts in Higher Education

Closed captioning is among the many services that general transcription companies provide. This option is a great advantage for those with hearing impairments as it allows them to read the text of the words spoken in videos. EurekAlert recently reported on new research from Oregon State University (OSU) which highlights the utility of closed captioning … Continue reading Study Lauds Utility of Closed Captions and Transcripts in Higher Education

Recording and Transcribing Business Telephone Calls – Some Important Considerations

Recording and Transcribing Business Telephone Calls – Some Important Considerations

Businesses need to record telephone calls for a number of purposes, and most organizations utilize general transcription services to have transcripts promptly prepared. The phone call conversation has been around for over 100 years and has become an integral part of today’s world. Many important discussions and meetings are held through telephonic conversations and these … Continue reading Recording and Transcribing Business Telephone Calls – Some Important Considerations

Popular Media Transcription Apps and their Uses

Popular Media Transcription Apps and their Uses

Journalists conduct interviews to gather relevant facts, provide the public with an understanding of issues, get quotes from experts on a particular topic, and balance opposing views. Mastering interviewing techniques is crucial to convey the key message from the interview. Today, journalists have a wide variety of media transcription tools and apps for convert recorded … Continue reading Popular Media Transcription Apps and their Uses

3 Useful Tips for Effective Recording of Research Interviews

3 Useful Tips for Effective Recording of Research Interviews

Recording research interviews is part of collecting qualitative data for theses and dissertations. Most busy researchers prefer to rely on an experienced interview transcription service company to convert the digital recordings into the required text format. This allows them to focus on their work, save time, and ensure accurate documentation to meet their deadlines. However, … Continue reading 3 Useful Tips for Effective Recording of Research Interviews

Is Speech Recognition Technology a Viable Option to Create Academic Transcripts?

Is Speech Recognition Technology a Viable Option to Create Academic Transcripts?

As a provider of legal transcription service, as well as transcription for the academic, media, and finance sectors, we have clients frequently asking us about the advent of speech recognition software and its possibilities. Now this development is something we closely follow, fully aware of the more significant role transcription providers may have to play … Continue reading Is Speech Recognition Technology a Viable Option to Create Academic Transcripts?

Legal Transcription Outsourcing – A Viable Option for Lawyers handling Complex Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Legal Transcription Outsourcing – A Viable Option for Lawyers handling Complex Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Often lengthy and complex, medical malpractice cases involve extensive documentation, leading lawyers handling them to resort to legal transcription outsourcing to manage their work. Higher reimbursements for complex procedures by Medicare and other payers is the main reason for the increase in medical malpractice rates. Unscrupulous providers perform complicated operations not because patients need them … Continue reading Legal Transcription Outsourcing – A Viable Option for Lawyers handling Complex Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Report Highlights Digital Courtroom and Legal Transcription Issues

Report Highlights Digital Courtroom and Legal Transcription Issues

A recent article in The Crime Report highlighted several issues ailing the digital courtroom and legal transcription. According to the report, delays in transcripts produced by overburdened Massachusetts court reporters are delaying the appeal process. In 2003, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court had set up a special study committee to evaluate the timeliness and accuracy … Continue reading Report Highlights Digital Courtroom and Legal Transcription Issues

New York Law Enforcement Agencies Get Funding For Recording Interrogations

New York Law Enforcement Agencies Get Funding For Recording Interrogations

Electronic recording of interrogations and interrogations transcription enable attorneys to develop the strong evidence they need to present their case. These powerful fact-finding tools got a boost recently with state governments announcing that police departments will receive grants to record interrogations on video. According to a recent Press connects report, New York’s law enforcement agencies … Continue reading New York Law Enforcement Agencies Get Funding For Recording Interrogations

Third Pinnacle Bellwether Lawsuit Headed to Trial

Third Pinnacle Bellwether Lawsuit Headed to Trial

Personal injury lawsuits are filed by an injured person over car accidents, slips and falls, or other kinds of injury against the person or company allegedly responsible for the accident. A Norton Rose Fulbright 2015 Litigation Trends Annual Survey reported that personal injury litigation is significantly more prevalent in the US than in other countries. … Continue reading Third Pinnacle Bellwether Lawsuit Headed to Trial