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

Audio Transcription in the Digital Age

Prior to the digital age audio transcription was completed using tape cassettes. Media producers would record their interviews, focus groups, and speeches on a tape and send them to a transcriber.  The process would sometimes involve an additional step of exporting footage from a camera or videotape onto an audio cassette. Nowadays we have the … Continue reading Audio Transcription in the Digital Age