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Are You Just a Crazy-Fast Typer?

When people find out that I make my living in the closed captioning field, it’s inevitable that one constant question […]

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Transcription Is a Tricky Thing

I was recently asked a very interesting question: “With all the new voice recognition software, why does your company still […]

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Training a Dragon…to Type!

Have you ever noticed how fast you speak sometimes?  I know we all notice the speed at which we drive […]

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The Story on Outsourcing Transcription Services Overseas

Nowadays, the pressure to outsource is considerable.  The market competition is driving prices down, leaving some companies with no other […]

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Company Growth in 2008 Despite Recession

During 2008, a year of recession, our firm, Aberdeen Captioning, grew 28%. Is it luck?  No, I don’t believe in […]

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The Way to Accurate Closed Captions

What Does Verbatim Mean? In Merriam Webster’s Online Dictionary it states that verbatim means: In the exact words: word for word […]

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Transcription Guidelines for Captioning

A very important part of the captioning process is the initial transcription of the programming. If the captioning company uses first-rate transcribers, the quality of the captioning […]

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Transcription Services

Transcription is the making of a verbatim copy of a spoken dialogue. Transcribers are professionals chosen for their linguistic skills and […]

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A Day in the Life of a Caption Editor: Christina’s Story

WANTED: Caption Editor, degree in English preferred. Hmmm… a caption editor? I can edit. I have a degree in English. […]

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