Closed Captioning In Movie Theaters?

By the end of 2016, closed captioning will be available in most movie theaters nationwide, as a result of developing legislation. Due to advances in technology, closed captioning has become more affordable and more easily available. It is projected that the option for closed captioning will become more and more commonly accessible to the general … Continue reading Closed Captioning In Movie Theaters?

As more and more content is exclusively available online, now more than ever people need closed captioning on the internet. This article from Huffington Post is a well-written editorial asking online content creators to get their videos captioned. Here's a pretty interesting statistic from the article: "It is estimated that one in every six people on Earth … Continue reading

Audio Transcription Software or Dictation Software?

What is the difference between audio transcription software and speech to text software? A speech to text software allows the user the user to talk into a microphone at their computer and what the users says is then typed out in a text document. Dragon's Naturally Speaking learns your voice over time, making the speech … Continue reading Audio Transcription Software or Dictation Software?

Timecode Transcription Overview

This article is a brief introduction to timecode and how it relates to transcription. If you'd like a technical definition of timecode then read Wikipedia's definition of timecode, this article strictly deals with timecode transcription.  A transcriptionist will encounter timecode when a video editor or producer requests a transcript with timecode. Timecode is a time reference … Continue reading Timecode Transcription Overview