Human vs Machine Transcription: A Comparative Analysis [Infographic]

Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy


Human Transcription vs Machine Transcription

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Although speech recognition technology has improved considerably; it is no match to human transcriptionists in achieving accuracy. Speech recognition software that is commercially available shows an average error rate of about 12% while transcribing phone conversations. At GMR Transcription, our very competent team of transcriptionists, selected after rigorous screening tests and having several years of hands-on experience, transcribe with an error rate of just 1% for similar audio. Not only that, a second human proofreader also reviews the transcript for accuracy.

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Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy is the President of GMR Transcription Services, Inc., a California based company that has been providing accurate and fast transcription services since 2004. She has enjoyed success at GMR for almost ten years now and has helped the company grow. Within two years of Beth managing GMR Transcription, it had doubled in sales and was named one of the OC Business Journal’s fastest-growing private companies. Outside of work, she likes spending time with her husband and two kids.