Verbatim, Intelligent, Phonetic and Edited transcription are four different methods that businesses can use to transcribe audio content.
Different Methods of Transcribing Audio Content
Verbatim, Intelligent, Phonetic and Edited transcription are four different
methods that businesses can use to transcribe audio content.
Transcripts of audio and video recordings are important for businesses as well as individuals.
Audio transcription generates a written record of important events and also provides machine
readable information for dissemination on the internet. Businesses rely on audio transcription
services to document, backup and archive recordings of important events and activities.
Transcription services are used by industries like media, law, IT, healthcare, construction,
academics, entertainment, etc. With the availability of advanced equipment and software, audio
and video content can be transcribed accurately and quickly. Audio transcription also greatly
helps individuals with hearing impairments.
Four important methods of transcribing audio are:
Also known as true verbatim transcription, this method includes all filler words, pauses and non-
Each and every word uttered by the speaker will be transcribed
For recordings with more than one speaker, transcriptionist may mark interruptions
Laughter and background noises can be included
Noises that is irrelevant to the transcript like thunder, police sirens are not included
This method also known as intelligent verbatim transcription aims at communicating the meaning
of the audio content in the most natural way.
Audio is converted into concise, readable text and this communicates the content properly
Unnecessary elements - repeated words or phrases are removed
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