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An Insight into Voice Transcription Services

April 9, 2014 by portiva

Voice to text transcription refers to the process through which a recorded audio is converted to a textual document. With the advancement in technology, it has been found that audio transcription has become very convenient, especially with the presence of a plethora of speech identifying software. The entire process is carried out by an expert professional, who is known as the voice transcriber.

Listening to proper phonetics is very important though a number of transcribers make use of software for speech recognition in order to check whether they are providing correct service or not. In short it is a kind of service where a spoken matter is transformed in the form of text and this service can be availed by any one like corporate, student, writer and so on.


Almost all transcribers offer add on services such as sermons to text transcription, post card to text transcription, church transcription and more in combination with the main service. Though transcription service is quite convenient to provide, it calls for careful attention regarding the minutest details, spelling, grammar and above all the quality which one cannot afford to ignore in order to provide premier service.  To render best quality service, it is necessary to pay more attention to some specific areas such as proofreading, the words incorporated, the meaning of the textual matter, which should not be different from the actual recorded one.

In fact, voice to text transcription involves a vast area as this can also be used for research work, conference, lecture, television serial, focus group, forums, meetings, reports, speech, discussion, manuscript, teleconference and lots more. These all have become possible due to the advancement of technology. It has been found that a lot of transcription services software are providing free of cost services through the internet. But it is very unfortunate that Google voice transcription process is only available in English which may create trouble for many people who do not understand the language, or are not good at interpreting it.

Not only companies, even freelancers are providing the service at an affordable cost. In fact, both the companies and the freelancers have entered into a kind of price war, each announcing a price, which is lower than that quoted by the other. Most of the freelancers as well as the service providing agencies are very experienced in this field and provides good service with an understanding of the correct meaning, spelling, grammar, wordings and the like. Hence, you can avail the services of any one of these experts for effective and accurate voice to text transcription solutions.