TRANSCRIPTION - $10 to $15 PER HOUR
transcription rates are $10 per hour
of typing, proofreading and administrative time for regular
material and $12-15 per hour for
legal and medical material.
of hours required to do a job depends on the clarity of
the material and the amount of specialized terminology used.
Broadcast-quality material takes less time to transcribe.
Hard-to-hear material takes longer to transcribe.
will take on difficult and non-standard material to transcribe. We
will work for as long as your budget allows us to get the best
receive material, we immediately check it for clarity and
transcription difficulty, and we provide an estimated price and
turnaround time before we start any job.
material with a lot of technical, business, financial or computer
terms usually takes between seven and eight hours of work per hour
of audio. Focus groups with multiple participants and overlapping
conversations may take 10 hours per hour of audio to transcribe
Broadcast-quality material usually results in 100% accurate
transcripts. Lesser quality audio results in a decline of
accuracy, but with extra effort, we can generally achieve 98%
accuracy or better on most material.
We also do
a better job than anyone else with hard-to-hear material.
include proofreading and fast turnaround times. Our philosophy is
to provide a manuscript-quality finished product rather than the
industry-standard "rough draft."
DIGITAL REMASTERING AND ENCODING
can digitize and encode your audio or video into any number of
formats to stream from Web sites, broadcast over intranets, or
play back from CDs, VCDs and CD-ROMs.
audio and video into the three major formats, Real Media, Windows
Media and MPEG (MP3 for audio, MPEG-1 for video). The material we
encode includes conferences, speeches, investor calls, training
tapes, radio shows and more for such clients as ....
for digitizing and encoding are some of the lowest on the Web. The
cost for audio and video encoding is $20 per hour of material .
For audio, this price includes digitizing, editing, compressing
and encoding. For video, this price is for straight digitizing and
encoding. Video editing costs extra.
addition, we can burn your audio to a music CD, which will play on
any CD player, and we can burn your video to a Video CD, which
will play on any computer with a CD drive and most DVD players
being sold today. Feel free to ask us for prices for your
AUDIO RESTORATION AND FORENSIC TRANSCRIPTION
area for us is restoring poorly recorded and hard-to-hear audio,
which we became expert at as part of our forensic transcription
work. We can digitally boost low volume recordings, eliminate
electrical hums, reduce hiss, equalize voices and reduce echoes
and background noises.
deliver the restored audio on a cassette, on an audio CDs, or on a
CD-ROM as WAVs, MP3s, Real Audio or Windows Media files.
in mind that while not every tape can be saved, we might be able
to turn a flawed recording into something that is audible and
usable, or be able to extract a transcription from it.
e-mail us for details. There is no charge for a tape we cannot
DATA CONVERSION AND CONTENT REPURPOSING
has gained a reputation for being able to convert data from one
format to another. Whether it's audio into text, text into
databases, analog to digital and back again to analog, we are
ready to discuss your data conversion needs.
Some of the
conversions we've done recently include repurposing interactive
CD-ROMs into Websites, transcribing interviews directly into
databases, and archiving teleconference calls onto audio CDs. We
have also done captioning work for the deaf and have worked to
redesign Websites to comply with the
American with Disabilities Act.
willing to consider whatever conversion process you may have,
please feel free to call Bala, for further information.
HIGH SPEED TAPE DUPLICATION
If you need
cassette copies of your tape, we can duplicate them with our
high-speed tape duplicator. A copy of a tape can be made within
six minutes. Copies are slightly softer than their originals, so
we recommend only good quality tapes be duplicated in this
fashion. The price is $2 per cassette copy with volume discounts
available. Contact us, for further information.