The Doctor Will Hear You Now

Recording consultations might leave you feeling uneasy but a recording can be beneficial to both practitioners and patients. As well as making note taking more efficient the recording can empower the patient to understand the risks and benefits of treatment options and make better decisions.

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5 Zoom Transcription Alternatives

The need for efficient and quick note-taking is evolving and technologies such as Zoom are leading the way in helping make this process easier. To help your team take advantage of communication transparency, we've compiled a list of video & audio transcription services for you to consider.

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Is it safe to store call transcripts in the cloud?

Following the release of the Trump-Zelensky call transcript, questions have been raised regarding the security of storing call recordings and call transcripts in the cloud. But is storing call transcripts in the cloud safe? Or are we just making things easier for hackers?

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The power of speech to impeach

Last week, the House of Representatives voted for the third time in US history to formalise impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. Key to this decision was the release of a call transcript by the White House. We explore how the White House creates a transcription of a call and why the call transcription itself could be crucial in any final decision.

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Is Phone Call Transcription Rocket Science?

Given the advances in automatic speech recognition (ASR), you may wonder why there is not much evidence it is used to transcribe phone calls? Well there isn’t much evidence because it is rarely used. But the reason for this is only partially technical. Why is attempting ASR on telephone quality speech more challenging than dictating into…

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4 Use Cases For Call Transcription Software

Automatic speech recognition (ASR) is routinely used to convert audio tracks into written words. There are several reasons why you might want to do this including generating subtitles for a movie or advanced dictation software. But here are some examples of other use cases that you might not already be aware of.

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Losing the Thread?

We often think of Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) as a technology to save us getting up from our armchair to change the music or to save the banks from employing humans, but in fact, its benefits can have far more far-reaching effects - especially for the hard of hearing.

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ASR. Love It? Or Hate It?

More and more people are using Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR). Some out of choice, but most because they are forced into it when they phone for help. The Banks and financial institutions who have adopted ASR wholesale, seem to have engendered the most bad feeling and are giving it a somewhat undeserved bad name. This opinion piece describes why this is likely to have happened.

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10 good reasons to pick up the phone

In this era of social media, chatbots and email, written communications are the obvious choice for interacting with potential customers and suppliers. But next time you send an email instead of picking up the phone, take a moment to consider whether this really is the best option.

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Can I record a business phone call without telling someone?

Threads uniquely aggregates emails and phone calls in one database making searching for information on a specific company or individual really easy. However, we are often asked if call recording and storage is legal so we put this article together to try and help customers navigate the various UK legislation.

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Why You Shouldn’t Wait for Speech Recognition to Catch Up

Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) is one of those technologies you either love or hate. Sadly, a large number of businesses (mainly financial institutions) have decided it’s cheaper to get a computer to answer the telephone than to pay a human, and undoubtedly this generates the most hate.. Read more on why you shouldn’t wait for speech recognition to catch up.

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Automatically Log And Transcribe All Of Our Business Calls

Why We Automatically Log And Transcribe All Of Our Business Calls (And Why You Should Be Doing The Same)

If you are only logging your written communications with your customers then you are only seeing 50% of the meaningful communications your company is having with your customers and suppliers. This is because the telephone remains a key method of communication between businesses and the outside world and it’s the reason why we routinely log all our telephone conversations with our customers. Read on to discover why your business should be doing the same and how to do it.

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