Definitions & Glossaries

What is a Video Transcript?

Nowadays, video transcripts are used more than ever, and it’s not hard to see why. Not only can they be used to transfer information, but they can also make your content searchable to a broader…

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What is a Transcription Error?

Whether it’s for a business meeting or a legal interview, transcripts are invaluable for creating detailed written accounts for later reference. Without them, the rate at which people could transfer information would slow down. And…

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What Are Machine Generated Closed Captions?

Closed captions often get overlooked, but there are many benefits to including them in your video content. Firstly, closed captions enables your content to be enjoyed by people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Secondly,…

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What is Legal Transcription?

The demand for fast and proficient legal transcription has skyrocketed in recent years. However, despite its popularity, there are also some misconceptions. What is legal transcription and why is it so important? Here’s what you…

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What is Speaker Diarization?

Our remote, digitally-driven culture is busier than ever before. As a result, the need and demand for recording and transcribing phone calls, online meetings, video conferences, doctor visits, and more are higher than ever before.…

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What Are Forced Subtitles?

Forced subtitles are a burned-in-text used to offer further clarification on the plot of a video. The forced subtitles, also known as forced narratives provide the viewer with further information such as a translation, or explanations…

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What is Medical Transcription?

Being a healthcare provider isn’t an easy job. Between patient care, counseling, and taking regular exams, healthcare practitioners have a lot on their plate. But that’s not all – they must also keep accurate patient…

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What is Speech Recognition?

Speech recognition, also known as “speech-to-text”, occurs when a machine or computer program identifies and processes a person’s spoken words and converts them into text displayed on a screen or monitor. The early stages of…

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What is a Ground-Truth Transcript?

When you’re testing an Automated Speech Recognition (ASR) engine, you need something to determine whether the engine’s textual output is accurate. A measuring stick of accuracy, where the farthest end is 100 percent speech-to-text perfection.…

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