Monday, July 8th, 2024

The Rising Importance of Cybersecurity in the Transcription Industry

In recent years, the transcription industry has experienced significant growth, driven by advancements in technology and the increasing need for accurate and efficient documentation. As the industry evolves, a critical area of focus has reemerged: security. With sensitive data being handled daily, ensuring cybersecurity has become a top priority for reputable transcription companies. The Growing 

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Friday, July 5th, 2024

The Limitations of Machine Learning for Transcription

For the past 25 years, it’s been a major research goal in the field of computer science to build an artificial intelligence (AI) that’s capable of accurate language recognition.

It’s clear that huge strides have been made, with developments in machine learning and natural language processing allowing technology companies to build impressive AIs like Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa. These digital assistants can now accomplish some pretty impressive feats – whether you’re lost in a strange city, craving a pizza or just want to blast out some music, they’ve got your back. Just ask a question and they’ll listen, understand, and offer a solution to your query.

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024

What are the benefits of audio transcription services?

Audio transcription is the process of converting spoken language into written text but how do you know which one is best for your needs? Transcription is becoming more important than ever in this age of increasing consumption of content. In this article, we will look at some of the reasons why you should opt for 

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Tuesday, April 16th, 2024

Cheap Transcription vs. Great Value

Is it really worth paying for professional transcription? ‘You get what you pay for’ is an idiom you often hear these days. In a world where AI is appearing in every industry and company around the world, what does this mean when you need to get a transcription of an audio or video file? There 

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Monday, April 15th, 2024

Top Tips for Online Recordings

Online interviews and discussions are increasingly becoming part of everyday life, and these often need to be transcribed into text. So how can you make sure that you can get the most from your online session and what do you need to take into consideration when doing an online interview or recording? Equipment Make sure 

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Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024

The 5 Jobs AI Might Soon Replace (And Those It Won’t)

A recent report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that artificial intelligence will affect up to 60% of jobs in the UK, with an expected 300 million full-time roles expected to be replaced by AI. With this in mind, Joe McGowan – CEO of McGowan Transcriptions – delves into five jobs AI could 

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Friday, March 22nd, 2024

Does Language Familiarity Impact Transcription Accuracy?

Language is an amazing thing. It can communicate anything and everything, from the simplest concepts to the most complex ideas imaginable, helping people from diverse backgrounds meet at a common understanding. However, knowing the words of a language isn’t the same as truly understanding it. The building blocks of a language can look different depending 

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Thursday, March 14th, 2024

The Importance of Having Accurate Transcriptions

Since a transcription document is essentially a written version of what someone has said, it must be done accurately. Transcription in some industries may allow a little room for error, but others are not so forgiving. For example, in fields like HR, legal, and medical, one tiny mistake could change the context of an entire 

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Wednesday, March 6th, 2024

Content Creators – Add Words to Your Voice with Audio Transcription

From podcasts to presentations, many businesses and individuals today are creating audio and video content to promote either themselves or the industry they represent. Once the recording has been completed, however, the content creator’s work is not yet over. In reaching the goal of full engagement with your target audience, or to attract new viewers, 

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Thursday, January 25th, 2024

Transcription vs Translation: What’s the Difference and Which One Do You Need?

Transcription and translation both involve converting information from one format into a slightly different one. However, they are two separate services that are often confused with one another. Knowing the difference between these two services can save much time and effort when looking for a partner to help you and ensure what you receive is 

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