Google Introduces Dictation in Google Docs

Google provides us with a variety of services and tools to make our lives easier. One tool in particular, voice dictation, is now available in Google Docs. It’s an easy feature that makes the lives of those using it run a little smoother. Need to get an email sent? How about the notes for your… Continue reading Google Introduces Dictation in Google Docs

How to Review or Check the Quality of Transcripts

As a business professional, student, teacher, or whatever reason you may have for using a transcription service, you want to know that the service you used has done their job and done it well. You want your work or project to be up to the highest standards. With that in mind, did you know that… Continue reading How to Review or Check the Quality of Transcripts

Transcription System: Transcription & Reviews

This is a series of posts on our human-powered audio transcription system. The following are links to the previous parts: Overview, Workflow, Certification. The Transcription & Review subsystem is where the bulk of the work gets done. In transcription the file is played back and typed into something called a raw transcript. This is the… Continue reading Transcription System: Transcription & Reviews

Transcription System: Workflow

This is a series on Scribie.com’s audio transcription system. The first part which provides an overview is here.  Our workflow consists of five steps. File Splitting -> Transcription -> Review -> Proofreading -> Delivery We start by splitting the file into smaller parts. The file is split at the 6 minute boundary which produces one or… Continue reading Transcription System: Workflow

CallGraph: Stereo vs Mono Recording

CallGraph Skype Recorder records by default in stereo mode which means that your voice and other participant(s) voice are on different tracks in the file. While playing back you will hear your voice on one side of the speaker while your caller/callee’s voice on the other side. To force CallGraph to record in a single… Continue reading CallGraph: Stereo vs Mono Recording