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What goes into transcribing a recording?

What goes into transcribing a recording? We know that the documents that we produce are often required urgently for use in court proceedings, business meetings and to meet research deadlines. We wish that we could wave a magic wand and produce perfect transcripts instantaneously but unfortunately that’s not within our power at the moment! Apple [...]

By |2020-05-18T13:36:52+00:00August 30th, 2018|Financial|0 Comments

Verbatim vs non-verbatim transcription

Verbatim vs non-verbatim transcription What is verbatim transcription? ‘Verbatim’ simply means “word for word”.  In the transcription industry we use different types or levels of verbatim transcription to balance the need for absolute word-for-word accuracy against the need for a readable, meaningful document. The type of verbatim transcription you require will depend entirely on how [...]

By |2020-05-18T13:37:12+00:00June 19th, 2018|Transcription Services|0 Comments

Getting the most from your transcription service: How to record quality sound for quality transcripts

How to record quality sound for quality transcripts There is nothing more frustrating than receiving a transcript that is full of gaps because of an unclear audio file, but choosing a reputable transcription firm can go a long way in helping to improve the quality of a transcript.  Experienced transcribers will take special care to [...]

By |2020-05-18T13:37:49+00:00June 13th, 2018|Transcription Services|0 Comments

Human transcription vs speech recognition: which is the best route for your business?

Having provided transcription services to small businesses for more than 12 years, we’ve occasionally been asked the question ‘Which is best, human transcription or speech recognition?’ Here we’ll explore the subject a little deeper in light of claims made by some organisations offering speech recognition software.

By |2021-01-27T08:14:15+00:00April 26th, 2018|Transcription Services|0 Comments

What makes a good transcriber?

What makes a good transcriber? This is a question we are frequently asked by would-be transcribers, keen to reap the many benefits of working from home. We receive hundreds of applications from both experienced and aspiring transcribers in the course of our work but only a few of these go on to become a part [...]

By |2020-05-18T13:38:39+00:00February 14th, 2018|Transcription Services|0 Comments

Christmas Opening Times

Christmas Opening Times Apple Transcription will continue to provide a full transcription service over the festive period. Our office opening hours are: Friday 22 December:                       9.00 to 17.30 hrs Monday 25 December:                   Closed Tuesday 26 December:    [...]

By |2020-05-18T13:39:04+00:00December 19th, 2017|Transcription Services|0 Comments

Outsourcing your Transcription – banish those staffing headaches

Outsourcing your Transcription What would you do if your audio-typists were all hit by the winter flu bug… or if they all decided to down tools and jet off to the summer sun simultaneously? Why not let Apple Transcription resolve the problem for you?  Outsourcing transcription to Apple gives you the flexibility to cope with [...]

By |2020-05-18T13:39:51+00:00December 8th, 2017|Transcription Services|0 Comments

Accuracy Matters when talking Transcription

Accuracy Matters when talking Transcription Transcription has been around for decades, from the very early days of Dictaphones, analogue tapes and manual typewriters to the present day where sophisticated digital recording equipment, word processing packages and transcription software are the norm. Reel-to-reel and magnetic tape have now been consigned to the history books along with [...]

By |2020-05-18T13:40:18+00:00November 23rd, 2017|Transcription Services|0 Comments