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Why Documentary Makers Need to be Using Transcription

You may be surprised to hear that transcripts are a key component of the post-production process in film-making. When not using transcripts, filmmakers and documentary makers alike increase the complexity and tediousness of the post-production process, while making achieving the final product they have in mind an uphill battle. In this article we explore why documentary makers use transcription and…

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How Does Speech Recognition Work Exactly?

Today’s fast-paced lifestyle, combined with a growing preference for finding simplified ways of completing daily tasks and responsibilities, has led to the proliferation of the use of speech recognition. Indeed, since Google’s introduction of voice search in 2011, which was then considered a novelty, the feature is now one that users regularly rely on. What’s more, improvements in speech recognition…

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How to Take Excellent Meeting Notes (Our 7 Tips to Get You There)

Leaving the meeting room with concise notes that effectively summarize key points and action items is crucial to getting the most out of a meeting. However, in the busyness of the day-to-day and with multiple distractions competing for our attention, we might not always end up with notes of the highest caliber. Fortunately, there are a few simple ways that…

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How to Transcribe Your Videos in 3 Easy Steps

At this day in age, transcribing your videos could not be any easier, thanks to the wide range of online tools available. Many of them fall short however, when it comes to the quality and accuracy of their offerings. At TranscribeMe, the accuracy average of our transcription services starts at approximately 98%, and you can expect your transcript to be…

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5 Ways to Work More Efficiently in 2020

The new year is a great time to reassess your accomplishments from the year before, and put pencil to paper (literally or figuratively) on ways to work on improving your life and productivity in the year ahead. Improving efficiency and general productivity is often one area of focus for many, but contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t have to be…

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Captions and Subtitles: What’s the Difference and Why Do We Need Them?

Heading into 2020, employing subtitles and captions in your videos couldn’t be more important. With video traffic projected to reach 82 percent of all internet traffic by 2022, the increasing trend of the use of captions and subtitles shows no signs of slowing, and with good reason. Their use increases accessibility significantly, making it easier for people all over the…

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Speech Recognition Technology Trends for 2020

As the year 2020 begins, we can clearly observe that we are at a critical moment in modern technology. Within the last year, we’ve seen plenty of advances on the digital front that only a year ago, we wouldn’t have imagined. And that trend shows no signs of slowing as we look at the year ahead. When we think about…

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How to Increase the Accessibility of your Educational Videos

How to Increase the Accessibility of your Educational Videos

How to Increase the Accessibility of your Educational Videos

Today’s e-learning spaces are dominated by video, reflective of the global trend towards video-based content across the internet. A study by Cisco predicts that by 2022, global IP video traffic will be 82 percent of all IP traffic, up from 75 percent in 2017. With more and more of us consuming video online, it’s important that content creators keep their…

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How to Get Audio-to-Text with a Speech Recognition API

As we become more familiar with the multitude of tools available for audio-to-text transcription, it becomes all the more clear how much we rely on emergent technologies to assist us in our increasingly complex tasks. From interviews, to class lectures, to testimonies, the need for fast, accurate transcription is greater than ever. In social media, having web-based APIs makes it…

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5 Unmissable Tools for a Productive Workplace

  From your phone blowing up with endless WhatsApp notifications, to the noisy coffee machine in the corner of the office, the modern-day workplace is full of disruptive distractions that stand between you and your work. It’s harder than ever to stay focused in a world that’s moving so fast.  But whether you’re a corporate whizz stuck in never-ending meetings,…

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