Lecture transcription is increasingly in demand. It is not hard to understand why. Teaching has been orally communicated since time began. Delivering lectures to students in person was the ‘norm’ – up until recently. Now the way people teach and learn has changed.
The internet has opened up new opportunities for learning. Students can study for qualifications from home or work. Text transcripts of recorded lectures are, therefore, a necessity. It helps educational establishments make learning more inclusive. For example, the hearing impaired will always need an accurate, written account of a lecture.
Our lecture transcription service is used by universities, professors and students. It is also valued by researchers and businesses. A clear text record of a lecture offers students and researchers, in particular, a greater understanding of the subject matter. It is easy to search and index and will include all the detail that is easily forgotten.
Having an exact transcription of a lecture enables you to retain data. This is useful for revision purposes, especially if you are studying for exams. Lecturers may want to make a text copy of a talk available to students to help them better digest data.
For comprehensive research and lecture transcription services, the team at Alphabet can help. If you have a recorded lecture or research project that needs to be changed into a reusable transcript for your students, Alphabet’s lecture transcription service is the best way to ensure all vital information is passed on accurately and consistently.
Having a written record of a lecture is extremely useful to universities. This type of verbal communication nearly always contains information that can be used in other teaching materials. It can be recycled to open up new opportunities, such as distance learning. Lecture transcription is invaluable for students’ revision.
If your university hosts a talk from a visiting expert or celebrity, lecture transcription is a ‘must’. You can use the data in online content, marketing material and for many other purposes. Our transcripts of lectures are commonly shared by email, in forums and on websites.
Professors and academics use our lecture transcription to improve the way they deliver educational talks. By having a written transcript of what they have said, they can identify areas that may need explaining in greater detail to students.
The way people learn is changing. Nowadays, you don’t have to physically attend a university or college to benefit from its teaching. You can sign up for a course online. Whether you are a physical student or a virtual one, you will benefit from lecture transcription.
Taking in everything that is said during a lecture can be hard. As well as having to concentrate for a protracted length of time, words may be muffled by background noise. You may struggle to take notes or miss part of what is said. Having a physical copy of a lecture in writing can make a huge difference to your understanding of a topic.
Our lecture transcription helps those who have missed a talk. It could be that they are ill, working or on holiday. It helps them to stay up-to-date with their studies and ensures they don’t fall behind. Many students hold down paid jobs while studying. This means they have to fit learning around other commitments. Lecture transcription allows them to study when it suits them.
We are proud to provide an unrivalled lecture transcription service at Alphabet, ensuring total accuracy when it comes to transcribing lectures. To further our company accuracy ethos, all of the transcripts we complete are double-checked by our specialist proof-readers prior to them being sent back to you.
All recordings submitted are secure and GDPR compliant, so the recordings and submissions ensure the automatic removal of all your recordings and files after 14 days from our online portal.
We have been transcribing lecture audio files for over two decades, and during those years we have developed a reputation for being one of the best companies for doing so in the industry. Our cross-referencing skills are second to none in the transcription industry, and we’re proud of the excellent lecture transcriptions we provide and the attention to detail in each one.
Our UK transcription professionals are based in the United Kingdom and can understand the accents that are common throughout the country. We have no problem understanding different accents and dialects.
Because of this, our transcriptions are extremely accurate. Native English speakers understand all the different nuances of the language and can deliver great results.
“I’ve come back to try a second couple of transcripts as the first one we received back was about as near to perfect as you could get. This compared incredibly favourably with another service which sent us back a transcript riddled with the most appalling errors.”
“We’ve utilised the services of Alphabet on a number of occasions and have always been impressed with the quality of the transcriptions, the quick turnaround times and the easy uploading process.”
“Chilli Consultancy have been supported by Alphabet’s transcription services since 2016. The efficiency of service is second-to-none. In particular, the system for uploading the audio files securely is smooth and efficient. The turnaround time for transcription has always been quicker than the agreed timeframe. The transcriptions are of very high quality, despite working from audio recordings of people with a wide range of accents from across the world. Chilli Consultancy will continue to use Alphabet for many years to come because of this high level of service.”
“Any time I send a transcription to be done, it is quickly sorted efficiently and accurately. I can always trust them to do a brilliant job.”
“Great service. Good communication and speedy turnaround of transcription materials.”
“Alphabet have been a highly professional organisation to work with, I would definitely recommend them to other people.”
“We have used Alphabet services a number of times, very quick and reliable service. Always get a response to email queries promptly.”
“Alphabet have consistently provided an excellent level of service, from day one. Transcripts have been returned quickly and completed with superb accuracy, regardless of recording length or number of speakers. All communication has been extremely friendly and helpful, and, as with the turnaround for the transcripts, responses to any query are always very quick. I would 100% recommend Alphabet based on their speed, accuracy, and customer service.”
“As a healthcare specialist agency, we rely on accurate transcriptions and often at short notice. We have been working with Alphabet for over three years across multiple projects and they never fail to deliver on time, with excellent accurate and medically correct transcriptions.”
“We are using Alphabet for all our transcription needs and we are extremely happy with their service. Their transcription is very high quality, leading to a high level of trust and confidence in their work. The team are extremely good with ‘problem’ recordings, such as difficult accents, quiet speech and constant interruptions. All in all we are very happy with Alphabet and would wholeheartedly recommend them to anyone in this line of work.”
“Transcribing interviews is a time consuming art, which needs a subtle blend of linguistic and technical skills. Alphabet provided a combination of these abilities. They provided a fast turnaround, great quality documents, and a friendly and personal experience. It was like having my own in-house transcribing team. They offered me a clear, refreshing and honest consultative approach to my needs. I would recommend Alphabet to any persons or organisations that require a professional and friendly transcribing service.”
Here are answers to our most frequently asked questions about Alphabet’s UK transcription services.
If you can’t find the information you’re looking for, please do contact us.
After we have set up your account, you can log into your private area in our online portal from the homepage. This is where you’ll securely upload and send us your digital audio files for transcription. You can also send any accompanying documentation or presentations.
We will keep you in the loop at every stage of the process. You will receive automatic notifications to let you know your uploads have been successful, and when the audio transcripts are complete and ready to collect.
We only take payment after the transcription of your sound file is complete if you’re a business client. When your audio recording has been transcribed, we will send you an invoice.
You’ll receive it online via your email address or in your client folder, if that’s your preference. For those who require ongoing transcribing or typing work, we issue invoices on a rolling basis. Unless you have a credit facility, payment is due immediately. We accept many forms of secure payment, including BACS and PayPal.