Tuesday, February 20th, 2024

Lost in Translation: Examples of AI transcript blunders that will leave you giggling!

In the world of AI, machines strive to understand and replicate human language. Let’s explore some of the funny and maybe not-so-funny errors that we have come across this month, when doing our quarterly tests on the leading AI transcription providers: “From then, I was allergic to most months” which should be “From then, I 

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Friday, January 12th, 2024

The Importance of Accessibility – Closed Captions and Transcriptions for Employment Training and Educational Media

In today’s technological environment, audio and video play vital roles in education, both in academic and workplace settings. Presenting carefully prepared online content to target audiences has been the goal in both the corporate and educational sectors for many years. Thanks to advances in technology and software, more people than ever before can now view 

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Monday, September 25th, 2023

Demystifying Closed Captions: Making Media Accessible to All

In our fast-paced, digital age, information is conveyed through various forms of media. Whether it’s video content, television shows, or online streaming, the ability to consume information in a visual and auditory manner is essential. But what about those who can’t hear or have difficulty understanding spoken language? This is where closed captions come to 

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Friday, September 15th, 2023

Enhancing Academic Excellence: How Students Can Leverage Transcription Services

In the digital age, academic success often hinges on effective time management, organisation, and access to resources that streamline the learning process. One powerful tool that has been gaining traction among students in recent years is transcription services. Whether you’re a busy university student juggling multiple courses or a diligent researcher aiming for precise documentation, 

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Monday, September 11th, 2023

Transcription Evolution: From 1993 to 2023 – A Look at the Advancements

The world of transcription has experienced a remarkable evolution over the past few decades, transitioning from manual processes in 1993 to innovative technology-driven solutions in 2023. As we journey through time, we will explore the stark differences between transcription machinery in 1993 and the state-of-the-art transcription landscape of 2023. Why the focus on 1993 – 

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Wednesday, September 6th, 2023

30 Year Celebrations – Testimonials From Our Transcribers

Zara: This job will be perfect until the children start school… That’s what I said 16 years ago – my youngest left school last month. Working for McGowan Transcriptions has allowed me to be there for school drop-offs and pick-ups, I’ve been fortunate to be able to help out in school and be at home 

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Tuesday, September 5th, 2023

Transforming Transcription: 10 Innovations that Revolutionised the Industry Over the last 30 years…

Introduction The world of transcription has come a long way since its humble beginnings. In 1993, when McGowan Transcriptions was born, transcribing audio or video content was a manual and time-consuming process. Fast forward to today, and a host of technological advancements have reshaped the industry, making it more accessible than ever before! Let us 

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Wednesday, August 30th, 2023

30 Years of Transformations We Would Never Have Dreamed of in 1993

The business landscape has undergone a profound transformation over the past three decades, with rapid advancements in technology reshaping every angle of operations. In 1993, the world was on the cusp of the digital age, and many of the technologies we now take for granted were mere figments of imagination. Fast forward to 2023, and 

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Friday, August 4th, 2023

The Unsung Heroes of the Insurance Industry: The Importance of Insurance Transcription Services

In the fast-paced world of insurance, efficient and accurate documentation is the backbone of successful operations. Behind the scenes, there exists a team of unsung heroes – insurance transcription services – that play a critical role in streamlining processes, enhancing customer service, and ensuring compliance with legal standards. In this blog, we will delve into 

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Thursday, July 13th, 2023

Unlocking the Power of Audio Transcription Services: A Game-Changer for Businesses

In today’s fast-paced world, efficient communication is paramount for businesses seeking growth and success. However, one challenge many organisations face is effectively capturing and utilising the vast amounts of information contained within audio recordings. This is where audio transcription services come into play. With the ability to convert spoken words into written text, these services 

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