We have recently undertaken a piece of work for a journalist who was converting old newspaper articles into word documents.
It took us a bit of time to work this out, but the easiest way of playing MP3 files on an iPhone without paying Apple any money at all is as follows:
- Download the VLC Player from the app store. VLCis an open source media player that plays videos and
Word Formatting Assistance
University Transcriptions and TP Transcription Limited are pleased to announce that our new Microsoft Word Formatting Assistance Service is open for business.
The Coronavirus lockdown has introduced millions of people overnight to online video conferencing, with most using Zoom, the market leader. #videoconferencingguide #zoombestpractice #zoometiquette https://www.tptranscription.co.uk/zoom-etiquette/
Wednesday 9th December is the last day for uploading files on our relaxed turnaround (lowest price) and a guaranteed return before Christmas.
We are picking up a number of orders from local authorities and town councils in relation to their websites, following a new set of regulations requiring accessible websites. #councilmeetingssubtitling #councilmeetingstranscriptions #websiteaccessibility https://www.tptranscription.co.uk/website-accessibility-the-public-sector-and-transcription-services/
Automated Subtitles and Sleepless Nights
A recent piece of work we have completed has reminded us of the problems with the various automated subtitling services that exist. #automatedsubtitles #automatedsubtitling #automaticsubtitling https://www.tptranscription.co.uk/automated-subtitling-nightmares/
A Question Regularly Asked
This question is coming up nearly every day from our EU based customers and institutions, as well as UK clients. #EUGDPR #UKGDPR https://www.tptranscription.co.uk/when-the-uk-left-the-eu-are-you-still-covered-by-gdpr/
It is currently Living Wage Week #LivingWageWeek, an initiative run by the Living Wage Foundation to improve the lot of lower paid workers. https://www.tptranscription.co.uk/living-wage-week-2020/
Translation is an incredibly difficult service to provided on an automated basis. Every language has its own special rules for the treatment of certain words and phrases, which makes the job of an AI robot millions of times harder than just #GoogleTransla https://www.tptranscription.co.uk/online-translation-is-it-any-good/
University Transcriptions (our sister site) has had a flood of enquiries from a number of universities in recent times as they get into full swing hosting virtual open days. #closedcaptions #SRTsubtitling #universityopendays https://www.tptranscription.co.uk/university-open-days-and-subtitling/
This week we received a job application from a transcriber who was looking to become one of our associates. She started to go through the process and completed our rigorous assessment before being rejected due to her poor quality transcription. #assholeor https://www.tptranscription.co.uk/ahole-or-ahole-a-rev-com-transcriber-speaks-out/
Transcription work is tiring, time consuming and hard work. It has been described as mind-numbing, torturous and painful by professional transcribers themselves. #DIYtranscription #freetranscription https://www.tptranscription.co.uk/diy-transcription-a-guide/
TP Transcription Limited and its sister site http://UniversityTranscriptions.co.uk are proud to announce that they have become a preferred supplier for the University of Cambridge, a top five university in the world rankings and the University of Leeds, #preferr https://www.tptranscription.co.uk/tp-transcription-become-a-preferred-supplier-for-the-university-of-leeds-and-university-of-cambridge/
As a company we have always used iPhones. Not sure why, but recently we have been asked the question numerous times - how do you record phone calls on an iPhone and are there any alternative or better options?
Android - A Better Alternative #android #rec https://www.tptranscription.co.uk/how-to-record-telephone-calls-using-android-phones/
In July 2020, Appen, a large transcription, data annotation and AI assistance company, reported unauthorised access to its systems by a third party. #AppenDataBreach #ITsecurity https://www.tptranscription.co.uk/transcription-security-what-does-the-appen-limited-data-breach-teach-us/
A Simple Trick
One of our transcribers has discovered this week that there is a trick to improving the quality of the audio recording for Microsoft Teams and Zoom meetings. #improvezoomrecordings #zoomvideorecording https://www.tptranscription.co.uk/how-to-improve-the-recording-quality-of-audio-on-zoom-or-teams/
We have recently had a query from one of our regular clients on how to encrypt an MP3 file and send it to us for transcription.
There are three different options for doing this, so this article explores these. #encryptMP3file https://www.tptranscription.co.uk/how-to-encrypt-an-audio-file-for-transcription/
The Importance of Spelling for Transcription
One of the key requirements for providing a transcription company is the ability to spell in the language you are transcribing. #spelling #SSBTranscription https://www.tptranscription.co.uk/quality-transcription-from-somewhere-in-the-world/
Our sister site University Transcriptions has posted an interesting article on Gail Jefferson (1938-2008), the creator of the Jefferson Transcription System and pioneer of the study #GailJefferson https://www.tptranscription.co.uk/gail-jefferson-interesting-facts-about-the-creator-of-conversation-analysis/