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Subtitles: magic in the classroom

Scientific researches indicate that students who learn through subtitles show additional improvement in reading comprehension, word recognition, vocabulary acquisition and overall motivation to read. Talking in your language, closed captions can be good for understanding the...

October 12th, 2015
Audiotapes: from nostalgia to art

Our today’s post has a bit of nostalgic flavour, as we are heading on a journey to our recent past. Do you remember how we used to listen to music before everything became digital, how we were anxiously recording our favorite tunes onto cassette tapes? Yeah, the golden age o...

October 7th, 2015
Word bucket challenge

If you can pronounce correctly every word in this poem, you will be speaking English better than 90% of the native English speakers in the world. It is called The Chaos, and was originally written by the Dutch writer Gerard Nolst Trenité (a.k.a. Charivarius). He wanted to pr...

September 27th, 2015
3 remarkable movies in which the story is told in audio-video symbiosis

Are you a movie addict? How about dramas? We’d love to share with you 3 thoughtful films where the coherence between spoken and written messages provokes reflections. Have you ever thought about our natural or acquired capabilities which we commonly take for granted: seeing...

September 20th, 2015
3 facts you haven’t noticed about accents. Don’t die laughing!

“Hello, my name is Ivan, I’m from Russia!” How come this greeting sounds funny to native English speakers, regular to users of Russian language, and unintelligible to automatic voice recognition software? Check out these 3 worth reading facts you most probably haven’t realiz...

September 15th, 2015
Manual transcription is way better than automatic, rite, wright, write, right?

Whole or hole, dear or deer, night or knight? Imagine you have got a blue ribbon record – you will certainly want to get it transcribed in an impeccable way. Automatic transcription services would definitely recognize these words. Wait, which words do you mean? Will you be h...

September 10th, 2015
Connecting the dots: recordings > transcriptions > visibility & access

Thousands of inspirational public speeches have been held in history of humankind. Regrettably, only the ones that have been recorded remained as cultural legacy, brought to our times. There are, however, a decent number of those, which are at our disposal. Have you heard ab...

September 6th, 2015
Have you noticed? We’ve made some changes!

Recently we’ve been very busy updating our website. Finally we present to you a website that not only has a new look, but it also has significantly improved internal functions to ensure the top-notch customer experience. Even more good news! Now the site is compatible with...

September 4th, 2015
We are proud to announce the expanded range of our services

Part of the modern industry of telecommunications and most recent high-technologies, transcription is a strong and sometimes not enough known branch of the service sector, which greatly helps in developing a global market and international businesses. When it comes to indust...

September 1st, 2015