What is Audio Transcription?
The definition of transcribing audio is the process of taking speech, or spoken words and putting them into written text format. Many formats can be transcribed from an audio file into a text written format. MP3 to text transcription services is a common request we receive at Mulberry Studio, but we handle a plethora of additional audio file types. Other formats that we work with include MP4, WMV, AIF, M4A, MOV, AVI, VOB, AMR, WMA, OGG, AAC, and WAV. Converting audio files to text is a common practice of audio transcription through speech recognition. Whether the file is from an iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, or some other type of device and file format, we handle all files the same way. Having your words transcribed can be a game-changer for many businesses that separates them from their competitors.
Why Convert Audio Files to Text?
For decades, Mulberry Studio, with their professional transcriptionists, continued to serve numerous customers across a broad and diverse range of industries including, but not limited to, business, academic, educational, medical, media, organizational, governmental and others enjoy the multitude of benefits from converting audio files to written text. If you are looking to transcribe audio to text, your search is over. We have the best audio transcription service in Massachusetts with a fast turnaround time that delivers time codes that match the words. We are experts in working with loud background noises and different accents on your audio files too, so don’t worry if you don’t have the most clear audio.. Delivering a great user experience for both you and your customers is what we do best by having accurate transcriptions each time.
Accessibility Benefits of Transcribing Audio Files
Text transcription from audio files provides a plethora of benefits via web accessibility. The ability to convert speech to text can help better serve your target audience in ways you may not have thought of. Below are a few examples of how text transcribed from audio files can help people via web accessibility.
Audio to text transcription has proved to be extremely useful for those with visual impairments as they search for and discover essential and/or desired information. Text transcription of an audio file can allow access to text regardless of font size. Software, such as screen readers and screen magnifiers, which absorb content on a web page, are useful tools. A service, such as a Screen Reader, allows the reader to obtain information by listening as the service recites the content.
Audio to text Transcription also offers individuals with hearing impairments the opportunity to read text transcription of a podcast, for example, to assure the content is clearly received regardless of any language, accent or any other distinctive speech pattern.
It is not uncommon for individuals with cognitive differences, as well as numerous others, to be visual learners. With both visual and auditory resources available at the same time, obtaining and sharing information in one’s own learning style and pace, can be accomplished with ease.
In general, being able to concurrently see and hear information can only enhance the acquisition of information. It reduces the possibility of misinterpretation, which can often occur as a result of various factors related to individual presentation styles. By transcribing audio to text, you give a new way for people to consume and absorb information.
What are Examples of Audio Files to Transcribe?
Converting a minute of audio or longer to text has countless of examples to list. Most common include, but are not limited to, conferences, lectures, meeting notes, interviews, audio recordings, podcasts, music and more. (Some presenters even provide written transcribed copy of their lecture for the audience).
Other examples of transcribing audio deals with voice over and translation purposes. Perhaps you have a video of interviewing someone who speaks a different language. To help your audience understand and follow along, you can transcribe their audio into English text for your readers.
State of the Art Audio Transcription Service
Now that we have learned about the benefits, you may be asking where you can find an affordable audio to text transcription service provider for your business. Mulberry Studio has been in business since 1974 and has consistently offered professional, quality transcription services to an extensive list of customers from diverse industries. While there are many speech recognition software units out in the market, you will notice that the completions can have around a 80% completion rate. That means that you will have to go back into the audio player, listen, and transcribe by hand. Let our team of experts handle this for you so you can focus on delivering top quality content.
Therefore, if you are searching for intelligent audio transcription services to master the transcription of your words, you have arrived at the right place Let us know if you need a 24 hour turnaround time and we can scope the project out for you! Our dedicated team offers high quality and professional transcription services to meet your demands. We have a 99 accuracy rating when converting audio files to text.
What About Automatic Transcriptions?
Automatic transcriptions (text converters) work best when there is little to no background noise for the automatic readers to pick up on. While automatically transcribed services produce bulk work quickly, you will notice many inaccuracies regarding the text and the audio file. Chances are you will have to go back into the data and re-listen to the audio to manually change the automatic text that was added to the transcription. You can imagine if your file was over an hour long, you will be spending more time manually updating content that could be handled by a professional.
Here at Mulberry Studio, we have a team of highly trained customer service members who are here to work with you to produce the best product for your audience. Our team is designed to deliver quick and accurate results every time which will ultimately save you time due to our fast turnaround. Whether our team is working with MP3 files or some other format, we have the experience to produce high-quality results every time.
If you are looking for video transcriptions, we offer that as well!