FOOT PEDALS – ARE THEY ESSENTIAL?

How essential are foot pedals for transcription? Before we discuss about it, I would like to take you back into our childhood days, when we used to learn how to ride a bicycle and to propel / move the bicycle ahead we must learn to use foot pedal. Pedals were important to keep moving. Today[…]

All about Captions & Subtitles

‘Lights, Camera and Action’ – whenever spoken together take our mind towards a video/film. What if there’s no sound in this film? Or the language is not known to us?  This is where Captions & Subtitles come in the scene. Most of the time, captions and subtitles are assumed to be synonyms but they are[…]

Changing Trends of Transcription

Without change there is no innovation, creativity or improvement and certainly, a lot has changed in the transcription industry to make it better for both – Customers and Transcriptionists. Let’s have a look on the changing trends of transcription:   Technology has played an important role. At the initial stage, transcription used to be a[…]

Necessity of Proofreading

To move towards perfection, it’s important to recheck and review the work that has been done, to ensure that there are no loopholes and the end product is error free. Almost every profession needs to maintain some or the other record/document and to ensure this record to be error-free, Proofreading is must. A process which[…]

MISTAKES THAT CAN SHATTER QUALITY OF TRANSCRIPTION

Transcription requires utmost focus to ensure accuracy for even a small error can ruin the quality and integrity of the document. Let’s discuss some of the errors/mistakes that can ruin/shatter the quality of the transcript. INSTRUCTIONS & DOCUMENTS: Transcriptionist needs clear instructions such as type of transcript, purpose of transcript, etc. If there are no[…]

VIDEO POST PRODUCTION AND TRANSCRIPTION

Post-production is one of the most challenging tasks of video production, photography and film making. This process starts after the video has been recorded. Post production mainly includes video editing, re-recording, adding special effects, sound design, ADR Foley, etc. Post-production includes not only colour correction, re-recording, adding special effects but sometimes video editors are asked[…]

Transcription for Academic Research

Academic Research involves a dedicated & careful study of a particular subject, field or problem to discover different insights and statistics. The methodology involves qualitative as well as quantitative research which includes face-to-face interviews, group discussions, recording of expert opinions, telephonic interviews and many more audio recordings of lectures, seminars, speeches etc. Let’s check why[…]

Voice Recognition Software Fails the Purpose, Here’s Why!

Transcription as a service is a long established requirement across a variety of employment sectors addressing the need for written records of important events. Transforming audio materials into text has become easier as technological advancements have taken place, firstly with the advent of voice recording equipment and more recently with the continuing development of voice recognition[…]