WHAT’S THE MEANING?
Basically, transcription is defined as the process of transforming verbal, audio, and video materials into text. In the parlance of video transcription, it is defined as the process of translating the video’s audio into text through the use of different technologies such as speech recognition, transcription machine, or even a human transcriptionist. On the other hand, when a machine does this, it is called a transcriber. Among the files being transcribed include podcasts, videos, films, webinars, interviews, disciplinary hearings, and conference speeches.
DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that a professional transcriptionist should have a typing speed of 80 to 100 words per minute? This means that an hour of recorded interview takes around 4 to 6 hours to fully transcribe. In realms of business, transcription is a vital process in the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) campaign for it helps drive traffic to a business website. In addition, multimedia industry such as film, television, and online videos become more accessible and user-friendly for many people, especially for deaf and hard-hearing people. According to sources, some of the most successful YouTubers take time in providing subtitles on their contents to cater some audience from different parts of the world, especially those from the non-English speaking countries.