In its simplest form, transcription means taking data in one format (whether that be paper, audio, video, or other electronic format, and putting into another, normally a more manageable electronic format. Medical transcription and legal transcription are two common varieties.
There are several notable advantages to transcribing you company's data:
Transcription is customarily divided into units of audio hour for audio files and priced on a per word basis for changes in written formats). Rates for transcription vary greatly (from $0.04 to $0.12 USD per source word or $50 to $300 USD or more per audio hour) according to several variables:
It is important not to confuse transcription with translation. Transcription is a change in format while translation is a change in language. Most Green Crescent clients typically require both. Best practice involves first transcribing the text or audio into a translation friendly format such as MS Word. Once in the appropriate format, the text can then be translated in accordance with our translation rates (on a cost per source word basis).
Transcription is the process of inputting data in one format (whether that be written, audio, video, or other electronic format) and outputting it into another, normally a more manageable electronic format, most typically a written transcript. Green Crescent offers limited services in the transcription of non-english languages. Please inquire for details.