Natural Language Processing: Exploring the Highlights and Pitfalls

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What is natural language processing?  Computers help us in so many ways, including speeding up processes, reducing human error in some tasks and managing dizzying amounts of data.  In essence, computers use a different language than humans. How we would communicate with other people and how we communicate with machines are worlds apart. Natural Language…

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How to Transcribe Video To Text 

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From social videos to Zoom meetings there has been an explosion in the use of video. People are 2x as likely to share video content than any other type of content, so the wide use of video isn’t surprising. Videos have become a ‘must-have’ for marketing purposes, as well as for internal communication.  Videos allow…

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Supporting Remote Workers with Call Transcription

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If you thought remote work was on its way out, think again. Currently, 30% of the UK workforce is working remotely at least once a week. Subsequently, you must consider how to support workers in an increasingly flexible and virtual work environment. Business communications take place through an ever-increasing variety of channels including video, phone,…

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MP3 to Text

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When so much information is consumed via video or audio, we forget how helpful it is to have that information noted down to read.

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Human Transcription Services vs. ASR: Which is Right for You?

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Human Transcription Services vs. Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR): Which is Right for You? If you need a transcript and you have ruled out doing the transcription yourself (smart choice, by the way), there are 2 main types of transcription to choose from. Firstly, you have human transcription services where real people, i.e. a professional human…

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What is Speech to Text Software?

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Speech to text software bills itself as the catch-all solution to transcription services — delivering the cheap, easy, accurate and fast transcript that you’ve been searching for. But, is it as good as the hype? What is ‘speech to text’ software anyway? In a nutshell, speech to text software, or automatic speech recognition (ASR) software,…

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Is Speech to Text Software More Secure Than Human Transcription Services?

Speech to text software more secure than human transcription

The driving force behind your choice of human-based and software-led transcription services usually revolves around outcome and cost. However, the security and confidentiality of your data should also be high up on your list of considerations.  You want a secure transcription service. The thought of handing over your sensitive material to a stranger makes you…

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