Twittering and the professional dictator

August 4, 2008 at 12:42 pm Leave a comment

With business traveling at the speed of thought, is it any wonder that Twitter-like, on-demand transcription services are having venture capital thrown at them in increasingly thick wads?

In the last 12 months or so, sole practitioners of both the legal and medical persuasion, who make use of dictation / transcription as a core business process for generating revenue, are being courted and may soon be spoiled for choice.

Offerings from companies such as Jott, vlingo, yap, PhoneTag, SpinVox, GotVoice, YouMail and even Nuance are throwing up some interesting possibilities for the highly mobile dictating executive. See bbgeeks for an interesting comparison of 4 of the offerings.

Even the behemoth Google is rumoured to be about to launch audio-indexing

Naturally, the focus at the moment is on delivering transcribed voicemails to the user, but can fully-fledged transcription be far behind?

Imagine combining the ubiquity of mobile phones with a solution like Acappella that records meetings and tells the typist the name of the person speaking!

Virtually no geographical restrictions, an unlimited number of attendees and inexpensive and accurate transcription when you want it…


Entry filed under: dictation, Digital Dictation, Transcription.

Ears are better than microphones, so… SaaS and the Dictator

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