Archive: March 2016

The Advances of Transcription Software

Transcription services are one of the most valued data entry services within the industry. I’ve worked for a company and as an independent contractor which has exposed me to a wide range of different software and tools found in the industry. In order to transcribe audio file to text, there wasn’t very much available a few years ago. Typical software that allowed a user to increase or decrease the speed. As the years followed and the software progressed, we finally reached a point where we can transcribe audio on the fly with little human input but even now it’s necessary to have a human available to help ensure that it misses nothing. For the most part I allow the system to automate itself and then transcribe it without the help of the software to make sure everything matches up. I have two separate PCs for this; one automating the text to speed and the other. (more…)