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The Top 5 Technology Considerations For Courses Being Live Streamed

By Jennifer Stralka

As students continue to learn remotely or in hybrid formats, many best practices and technologies have been uncovered that education leaders and their IT counterparts should consider when live streaming courses via Zoom and other platforms. To optimize the live streaming experience and ensure students’ needs are being met in Virtual Learning Environments (VLE), it is critical to have the…
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Verbit Emerges as a Unicorn Company Following $157 Million in Series D Funding

By Danielle Chazen

On the heels of its recent acquisition of VITAC, the Verbit team has exciting news to announce. Verbit has secured $157 million in Series D funding, positioning the company as a unicorn with a valuation of over $1 billion. This marks an incredible achievement just four years after Verbit’s inception. The round was led by Sapphire Ventures, alongside new investors…
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Remote Depositions Are Here to Stay: Court Reporters Will Benefit

By Sarah Roberts

When COVID-19 hit, many people felt that sitting in a room full of strangers for lengthy depositions was an unacceptable risk. However, depositions help attorneys gather the information that influences future decisions throughout the litigation. To prevent the court system from coming to a standstill, many lawyers turned to remote depositions. At the height of the pandemic, about 90 percent…
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6 Helpful Ways Verbit Can Improve Your Zoom Game

By Sarah Roberts

When COVID-19 forced schools, businesses and other institutions to go remote, Zoom became a household name. The platform supported millions of meetings, classrooms and government proceedings to allow the world to continue to function in unprecedented times. Verbit launched an integration with Zoom to offer its sophisticated artificial intelligence to provide Zoom transcription and captioning. The result: a much-improved improved…
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Top 10 Reasons Why Verbit is Revolutionizing the World of Transcription

By Verbit Editorial

The transcription market in the US alone was valued at $19.8 billion USD in 2019 and is anticipated to expand by 6.1% from 2020 to 2027. Organizations across the globe generate large volumes of data every day that can be effectively used to obtain valuable insights. Today's businesses and organizations are using transcription for research projects, classes, webinars, legal proceedings, data…
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Grow Your Transcription Business with These 4 Tips

By Verbit Editorial

Transcriptions are being used by a variety of industries and more and more individuals are looking to outsource the production of them. For professionals offering transcription services or looking at starting a transcription business, there are many factors to consider. Running a business can be tedious and cumbersome enough, but transcription comes with additional manual efforts and arguably the most…
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How Mature AI Tools Can Promote Diversity and Inclusion

By Sarah Roberts

Many technologies designed to be inclusive fall short. Speakers with non-anglicized names or who have less neutral accents often feel that technology is excluding them. Voice recognition programs like Siri and Alexa frequently misinterpret a speaker’s words.  For many individuals, the inability of tech to correctly transcribe their speech is a frustrating result of discriminatory programming. Programming voice recognition is…
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The Verbit Team Celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day

By Danielle Chazen

Accessibility isn’t just what we do, it’s what individuals at Verbit believe in. Verbit hires individuals who recognize that accessibility is a necessity. Some of our team members have personal experiences with disabilities, while others are working hand-in-hand with university and business leaders to make their offerings more accessible. On a daily basis, we see the importance and the results…
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Verbit Leaders Speak at Accessibility-Focused Education Events

By Danielle Chazen

With Global Accessibility Awareness Day coming up this week on Thursday, May 20th, it’s only fitting for the education community to host multiple events focused on this important matter. Verbit's leadership are investing in events which focus on the idea that accessibility and inclusive design are more important than ever. Accessibility continues to become of greater concern to more stakeholders…
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What Gil v. Winn-Dixie Means for Businesses & Online Accessibility 

By Sarah Roberts

E-commerce accounts for a larger share of the market every year making websites and digital marketplaces increasingly important to business leaders. Online forums present opportunities, but also create questions when it comes to accessibility. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) predominantly addresses accommodations that must be made for physical locations. However, brick-and-mortar shops are becoming less vital as consumers purchase…
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