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How Mature Transcriptionists Provide Value Through Experience

You might think a transcriber’s age has nothing to do with the quality of their work output. After all, how difficult can it be to listen to an audio and key in what’s heard, word for word? A young adult with competent computer skills could do it, right? The short answer; yes – and no. An important key factor can…

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Meet the TranscribeMe Community: Ethne

We’re shining a light on some of the best, most active transcriptionists in the TranscribeMe community! Meet the amazing, hard-working, detail-oriented people from all around the world that make our transcription process the best in the business. Meet Ethne from Australia… When did you get into transcription? I became interested in transcribing when our 3 children started attending school and…

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Meet the TranscribeMe Community: Sarah

We’re shining a light on some of the best, most active transcriptionists in the TranscribeMe community! Meet the amazing, hard-working, detail-oriented people from all around the world that make our transcription process the best in the business.    Meet Sarah from North Carolina, United States…   When did you get into transcription? I had been looking into possible legitimate work…

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Crowdsourced Community: The Benefits of Human Transcription

We built our transcription process end-to-end to take advantage of the best of both worlds; a unique hybrid-model that combines speech recognition technology and human transcribers to produce transcripts at outstanding quality and accuracy.  Automated speech recognition technology has advanced wildly in the past few years, but, while our efficiency and accuracy with this ASR technology has improved dramatically in this…

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How Transcribing Has Changed Over the Years

Back in the day, a transcriber would sit at a desk equipped with cabling running from an enormous PC to headphones the size of a military gas mask. Feet would sit perched on a big, flat, foot pedal with more cabling connected to a dictation device containing an audio tape. The transcriber would wind forward and back by pressing a foot pedal listening to the audio while typing onto a keyboard with keys the size of typewriter buttons. Those good old days were only 10 years ago!