Category: Corporate

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Verbit Expands its Media Expertise & Acquires Media Services Provider Take 1

Danielle Chazen
28 Jul 2022 3min read
28 Jul 2022 Danielle Chazen
3min read

Take 1, which is well known in the media and entertainment sector for its transcription, access and localization services, will be officially joining the Verbit Company this summer. Take 1 is headquartered in the UK, so the acquisition will help Verbit bolster its growing European presence. This news follows Verbit’s acquisition of UK market research specialist Take Note in March. …

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Meeting Transcription

Verbit Editorial
20 Jul 2022
20 Jul 2022 Verbit Editorial

Remote work and virtual meetings have been largely embraced by the majority of today’s businesses, but keeping business processes running smoothly is another story. It often all comes down to keeping communication clear – among employees, among clients and arguably most importantly with paying customers.Business leaders who communicate effectively can increase their employees’ productivity by as much as 25%. Plus,…

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Microsoft Teams Transcription: Get The Most Out of Your Meetings

Danielle Chazen
14 Jul 2022
14 Jul 2022 Danielle Chazen

Instead of Zoom, many professionals are using Microsoft Teams for meetings. It can be more intuitive to use as it’s an integral part of the Microsoft Office 365 suite of products. Similar to Zoom, Microsoft Teams is helping professionals keep their work flowing with easy to start conversations with team members, customers and others via the web conferencing tool. With…

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Webex Transcription: The Best Way to Stay Connected and Productive

Danielle Chazen
13 Jul 2022
13 Jul 2022 Danielle Chazen

While Zoom tends to get most of the publicity these days with the shift to virtual work and meetings, Webex is growing in usage. It’s the video conferencing platform of choice for 39 million cloud calling users and 650 million monthly meeting participants.Webex, which is Cisco’s chat and collaboration platform, is being used regularly for meetings, messaging, document sharing, whiteboarding…

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Honoring Disability Pride Month with Respectful Word Choices

Sarah Roberts
1 Jul 2022 7min read
1 Jul 2022 Sarah Roberts
7min read

When it comes to discussing people’s disabilities, it’s important to pay attention to your word choice. The start of Disability Pride Month is a great opportunity to look at the many well-intended statements that can come off as offensive or condescending. Also, it may feel like the “correct” words or phrases are constantly evolving. This sentiment is valid, especially because,…

Zoom transcription services

Zoom Transcription Services

Danielle Chazen
21 Jun 2022
21 Jun 2022 Danielle Chazen

Zoom Transcription Services  –  As Zoom continues to climb in popularity and the business world learns to function in a hybrid work environment, the need for transcription and the captioning of video calls occurring on the platform is becoming increasingly important. To put this sentiment into perspective, let’s look at the current numbers on Zoom. Zoom saw $4 billion USD…

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The Essential Guide to Focus Group Transcription

Sarah Roberts
12 Jun 2022
12 Jun 2022 Sarah Roberts

Focus groups are an invaluable research tool to many. Companies are using focus group data to influence important business decisions. If you’re already putting in great time, effort and investment to gather individuals and source insights, you also need to ensure the preservation of that information. For this reason, it’s vital to know how to transcribe a focus group discussion…

Expert Tips on Inclusive Hiring, Promotion & Retention

Expert Tips on Inclusive Hiring, Promotion & Retention

Sarah Doar
25 May 2022 8min read
25 May 2022 Sarah Doar
8min read

Corporations which are identified as more diverse and inclusive are 35% more likely to outperform their competitors. They’re also 70% more likely to capture new markets.In fact, diverse teams are 87% better at making decisions, which ultimately lead to a more productive workforce that generates higher revenue. A panel of international leaders from Verbit, Nasdaq, Interpublic Group and Deliveroo spoke…

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UK Transcription Services for UK Businesses & Consumers

Sarah Doar
17 May 2022 8min read
17 May 2022 Sarah Doar
8min read

UK businesses lose approximately £2 billion a month by ignoring the needs of individuals with disabilities. More than 1 in 5 UK consumers have a reported disability, according to research conducted by the Purple Pound. For individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing, accessibility solutions like transcription can be the make or break of whether or not they are…

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Webex Closed Captioning: Solutions for Workplace Accessibility 

Sarah Roberts
11 May 2022
11 May 2022 Sarah Roberts

Video conferencing is now a regular part of many people’s workdays. While Zoom receives most of the mentions and accolades with the shift to remote work, webinars and virtual meetings, many are using Webex in its stead as the platform’s popularity rises.  While Webex boasts many remote work advantages, making your Webex meetings, webinars and virtual events accessible is essential.…

Zoom Closed Captioning

Zoom Closed Captioning

Verbit Editorial
10 May 2022
10 May 2022 Verbit Editorial

Zoom’s video conferencing platform usage continues to grow rapidly as professionals continue to conduct meetings and events from home post-pandemic. There has never been a better time to harness the benefits of a Zoom captioning service. By using closed captioning on Zoom, you can maximize the impact of your Zoom meetings by making them both inclusive and more engaging.  Studies…

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Podcast Transcripts 101: Why your podcasts need transcripts

Sarah Roberts
8 May 2022
8 May 2022 Sarah Roberts

These days it seems like everyone has a podcast- and with good reason. Podcast audiences are growing worldwide, with hundreds of millions of people tuning-in while driving, cooking, cleaning, or just to listen to their favorite programs. In fact, about 70% of Americans listen to at least one podcast. The average time people spend listening is also impressive at more…

Business Transcription

Corporate Transcription Services – Six Reasons You Need Them

Jennifer Stralka
5 May 2022 5min read
5 May 2022 Jennifer Stralka
5min read

Today almost every business operates as its own content machine. Professionals are creating and utilizing more content and video than ever before to effectively spread key messaging, provide information on products, reach wider audiences and engage effectively online. A variety of different content and videos are being produced – including for virtual events, live training sessions, meetings and podcasts –…

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Three Myths the Financial Industry Must Dispel

Sarah Roberts
1 May 2022
1 May 2022 Sarah Roberts

Inclusion is becoming increasingly more important in the financial world due to both legislation and the public’s evolving expectations. Still, there are misconceptions about the need to offer accessibility to consumers and employees in the finance sector. Taking inclusion into consideration is a must for a multitude of reasons. First, failing to meet the needs of people with disabilities, among many…

Verbit Launches Event Series & Year-Long Partnership with Accessibility.com

Verbit Launches Event Series & Year-Long Partnership with Accessibility.com

Sarah Doar
27 Apr 2022 4min read
27 Apr 2022 Sarah Doar
4min read

The Verbit team is proud to launch a year-long partnership with Accessibility.com. The partnership will consist of monthly webinars focused on the growing importance of workplace inclusion.  The most recent event, Before You Spend Another Penny: Bake Accessibility into Your Procurement Process, took place on April 26th at 1pm EST. This webinar and the ones that follow are focused on…

Content Localization is Being Embraced Global Companies

Why Content Localization is Being Embraced Global Companies

Sarah Doar
25 Apr 2022 8min read
25 Apr 2022 Sarah Doar
8min read

Content localization is quickly becoming one of the hottest topics among marketers and professionals looking to expand their business’s global footprint. Nearly 90% of all major global companies say they are pursuing localization marketing.With more business and experiences happening online, brands are able to engage and connect with consumers more globally than ever before.  Content localization is being embraced as…

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What is Descriptive Video?

Sarah Roberts
19 Apr 2022
19 Apr 2022 Sarah Roberts

Descriptive video helps people who are blind understand the visual aspects of videos. This accessibility tool is becoming more common. In fact, in some cases, video producers must include this feature or a similar one in their content by law. Descriptive video information What does descriptive video mean?Described video vs audio description what’s the difference?Accessibility laws in CanadaAccessibility laws in…

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How to Add Subtitles to Video Easily

Sarah Doar
19 Apr 2022 8min read
19 Apr 2022 Sarah Doar
8min read

As companies continue to expand their global reach, subtitles are becoming invaluable for the video content they’re putting out. Marketers, business owners and content creators alike can all benefit when they add subtitles to video. Subtitles make video content in different languages accessible through translations. They therefore offer an easy way to reach and engage greater international audiences.  Adding subtitles…

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Why Call Transcription is Important for Your Business

Sarah Roberts
13 Apr 2022
13 Apr 2022 Sarah Roberts

Phone calls and Zoom meetings have surely become the new norm for business conversations. The result? Professionals have a substantial amount of recordings at their disposal for referencing.Sorting through all of these audio and video recordings to pull out the relevant information can be time-consuming. Fortunately, professionals can turn to call transcripts to review their conversations better and have a…

Speech Dictionary

Speech Dictionary & Related Terms

Danielle Chazen
10 Apr 2022
10 Apr 2022 Danielle Chazen

Helpful speech-focused lingo and terminology to know If the terms AI, ASR and NLP have you frazzled, you’re not alone. More speech-related acronyms and technologies seem to be popping up regularly, and they’re making their way into the daily vernacular.Here’s a helpful cheat sheet of terms for you to reference. Utilize this list to gain a better understanding of common…

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Producing a Finance Podcast that Audiences Want to Hear

Sarah Roberts
7 Apr 2022 7min read
7 Apr 2022 Sarah Roberts
7min read

The popularity of podcasts has ballooned in recent years, with estimates putting the number of US listeners at 144 million by 2025. Top financial firms are taking advantage of the popularity of this medium by creating educational content that connects them with potential customers. Producing a successful finance podcast helps companies market themselves, while also positioning themselves as thought leaders…

webinar transcription

Webinar Transcription

Danielle Chazen
4 Apr 2022 8min read
4 Apr 2022 Danielle Chazen
8min read

Webinars are being executed on the daily. Successful ones are replacing the need for in-person interactions, creating additional opportunities for engagement, both internally with remote team members or externally with target prospects and relevant audiences. Many business leaders are now upping the ante, investing in platforms like Zoom Webinar, On24, Cvent and the like to drive more interactive, immersive virtual…

Woman in business suit

Walmart and Disability: In Experts Share Tips for Building Inclusive Businesses

Sarah Roberts
18 Mar 2022 7min read
18 Mar 2022 Sarah Roberts
7min read

During the challenging last couple of years, corporations showed the world that when they need to adapt, they can. That adaptability included some accommodations, including work-from-home arrangements that people within the disability community have been requesting for years, but to little or no avail.   To this point, Russell Shaffer, Walmart’s Senior Director of Global Culture, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, quoted…

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Captioning and Transcription for the Financial Industry

Sarah Roberts
14 Mar 2022 5min read
14 Mar 2022 Sarah Roberts
5min read

In the fast-paced financial world, clear communication of information is critical. It’s important to ensure that the information and messages members of the financial sector share via media outlets and their websites reach broad audiences effectively while accommodating today’s diverse preferences for content consumption.  Verbit crafted its captioning, transcription and translation solutions to meet financial institutions’ unique needs and to…

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5 Ways AI Improves Corporate Accessibility

Sarah Roberts
2 Mar 2022 5min read
2 Mar 2022 Sarah Roberts
5min read

The internet is home to many unfounded concerns over robots taking human jobs. However, the truth is that helpful technology is paving the way for more inclusive workplaces. Technologies like Artificial Intelligence are opening the door for additional people to enter the workforce by supporting professionals and breaking down barriers for employees with disabilities. In a world where businesses face…

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Tips for Producing a Successful Earnings Call

Sarah Roberts
28 Feb 2022 4min read
28 Feb 2022 Sarah Roberts
4min read

Earning calls are an opportunity for corporations to project confidence and quell investor concerns. However, the way many companies conduct them often falls flat.Unimpressive earnings calls can have real consequences for organizations’ financial well-being and stock performance. In fact, the Harvard Business Review performed a study that even found that when earnings calls occur in the mid to late afternoon…

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The Rising Influence of ESG Reports on Financial Institutions

Sarah Roberts
22 Feb 2022 6min read
22 Feb 2022 Sarah Roberts
6min read

The financial health of banks, investment firms and nearly every corporation is now linked to environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. It’s clear that business ethics and environmental impacts are influencing corporate reputations. Now, many of the world’s top markets have ESG-focused reporting mandates that reflect the public’s concerns.  Additionally, as the public and regulators become increasingly savvy about these…

Managing Virtual Teams

Tips for Managing Remote Teams & Virtual Projects

Verbit Editorial
21 Feb 2022 5min read
21 Feb 2022 Verbit Editorial
5min read

In today’s increasingly remote work environment, it can often be more challenging to manage team members and projects smoothly. With 17% of remote work issues being attributed to communication gaps, managers must take key steps to facilitate effective communication and set clear expectations for their teams and the projects they’re responsible for.  Home-based and hybrid working models are here to…

How The Verbit Company’s New Look & Vision is Designed to Accelerate Progress

Verbit Editorial
14 Feb 2022 2min read
14 Feb 2022 Verbit Editorial
2min read

This post was contributed by Jacques Botbol, VP Marketing, The Verbit Company.Today, we’re unveiling our new branding and vision, which we released internally a few weeks ago through a global Zoom event (Tonight Show Style) – watch here. Our new branding emphasizes the value that the Verbit Company brings —  a suite of companies that provide specialized transcription and captioning…

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Taking Meeting Notes On & Offline

Verbit Editorial
14 Feb 2022 6min read
14 Feb 2022 Verbit Editorial
6min read

More than 4.7 million people are working remotely at least half the time, making consistent communication trickier at times. Taking effective meeting minutes is one item business leaders can encourage and facilitate to make sure their employees’ calls are productive and that communication and tasks remain clear. Leaning on technologies like transcription to produce call notes and sending summaries with…

Professionals working on computers

Join Walmart, Disability:In and Verbit Live to Build a More Inclusive Workplace

Sarah Roberts
10 Feb 2022 3min read
10 Feb 2022 Sarah Roberts
3min read

More business leaders and corporations are making conscious efforts and launching programs to ensure they’re supporting diverse employees and creating inclusive work environments.Join us live on March 2 as we host a live webinar, Building an Inclusive Workplace & Brand with leading experts on diversity and inclusion from Walmart and Disability:IN.The event is open to all to attend and is…

Phonetic transcription

Phonetic Transcription

Verbit Editorial
8 Feb 2022 6min read
8 Feb 2022 Verbit Editorial
6min read

Business leaders who are looking to improve their company’s communication efforts, encompassing its brand awareness and marketing strategies, are greatly benefiting from using transcription tools to keep word-for-word records of meetings and assist with note taking. Phonetic transcription takes it one step further, as it notes the way words are pronounced through symbols. This extra detail can help businesses better…

Celebrate Data Privacy Day with Verbit 

Sarah Roberts
28 Jan 2022 5min read
28 Jan 2022 Sarah Roberts
5min read

Data breaches increased 68% in the past year, and the associated expense of each incident rose 10% to an average of $4.24 million. These numbers show the significance of data security in today’s modern world.Today, on January 28th, nations across the globe recognize Data Privacy Day to commemorate the Council of Europe’s landmark personal data protection treaty. Now, more than…

Verbit Participates in Accessibility Plus Event on Digital Accessibility

Aylin Dunham
24 Jan 2022 2min read
24 Jan 2022 Aylin Dunham
2min read

This week, Verbit is taking part in Accessibility Plus, a virtual event which will deep-dive into the important topic of digital accessibility. The event, which will be held on January 25th on Zoom, will offer participants expert-led sessions on the rise of digital accessibility lawsuits, the implications of 2021 lawsuits on the future and tips to implement throughout their businesses to…

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5 Business Benefits of Multilingual Transcription & Captioning

Verbit Editorial
24 Jan 2022 5min read
24 Jan 2022 Verbit Editorial
5min read

Video content is essential in today’s digital world. 52% of consumers want to see more video from the businesses they support, but connecting with individuals who speak different languages isn’t without its challenges. Multilingual transcription services, also known as subtitling, can help businesses professionals translate their videos for audiences and employees who speak different languages. If your goal is to…

5 Ways Tech is Being Used to Improve Corporate Culture

Sarah Roberts
18 Jan 2022 6min read
18 Jan 2022 Sarah Roberts
6min read

In November 2021, a record 4.5 million Americans left their jobs. The high number of people quitting was part of a trend that persisted throughout the year, earning the label “The Great Resignation.” With so many employees throwing in the towel, business leaders are realizing they need to change course if they want to attract and keep talent.  Research shows…

Podcast best practices

Podcast Accessibility Requirements & Best Practices

Sarah Roberts
17 Jan 2022 5min read
17 Jan 2022 Sarah Roberts
5min read

If your business is producing a podcast or planning to start one, you’re on the right track. According to recent projections, there will be more than 144 million podcast listeners in the US alone by 2025. Not only are more people listening to podcasts, but they are spending more time listening to them as well. Promoting your business through podcasts…

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These Numbers Underscore the Importance of Accessibility for UK Consumer Reach

Danielle Chazen
16 Jan 2022 4min read
16 Jan 2022 Danielle Chazen
4min read

In the US, conversations surrounding inclusion and related legislation like the Americans with Disabilities Act are occurring with greater frequency. More institutional and business leaders are investing in supporting accessibility as their every action, site page and marketing campaign is being examined under a microscope, especially as they connect more with diverse audiences online.As businesses continue to operate more globally,…

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Verbit Secures No. 1 Ranking for Best Women Representation in 2021 Women In Startups Report

Danielle Chazen
10 Jan 2022 3min read
10 Jan 2022 Danielle Chazen
3min read

Verbit was ranked No. 1 in Power in Diversity Israel’s 2021 Women in Startups Report for the best representation of women in large companies of 500 employees and more. The report was based on 424 startups and 70 venture capital firms surveyed.Power in Diversity Israel, which commissioned the report, uncovered gender diversity numbers and insights, reasons why diversity, equity and…

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Adding Captions To Instagram Reels & Videos

Verbit Editorial
10 Jan 2022 6min read
10 Jan 2022 Verbit Editorial
6min read

Business leaders and marketers are seeing great benefit in boosting their brand identities and connecting with consumers on Instagram. With 1 billion active monthly users worldwide, this visually-focused platform offers them the ability to attract audiences by sharing engaging content like images and videos. Marketers using Instagram are now focusing more on video since videos receive twice as much engagement…

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10 Reasons Businesses Should Caption Live & Virtual Events 

Sarah Roberts
3 Jan 2022 6min read
3 Jan 2022 Sarah Roberts
6min read

The shift to virtual events spiked during the pandemic, but they continue to be a key business and marketing strategy for connecting with audiences in 2022. Whether you’re a veteran event producer or just starting to dip your toe in the world of webinars, you can’t ignore the importance of facilitating attendee engagement. In fact, engagement is the secret sauce for…

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The Latest Trends in Audiovisual Translation

Verbit Editorial
27 Dec 2021 5min read
27 Dec 2021 Verbit Editorial
5min read

As more businesses operate remotely and globally, communicating effectively with both employees and audiences around the world has become a higher priority. While it’s easy to target different markets with products and services online, engaging them and quite literally speaking to them in their language is another story. Video and audio continue to emerge as the primary means for brands…

Video: The Key to Driving Productivity

Sarah Roberts
21 Dec 2021 5min read
21 Dec 2021 Sarah Roberts
5min read

Now that 16% of companies are fully remote, and the number of businesses supporting hybrid and global workforces is growing, having video available to instruct and share information is more crucial than ever.Today’s businesses use video for everything from marketing to internal communication and team training. Companies that make their recordings more available and their content searchable will reap the…

The Value of ESG Reports for Your Business & Investors

Sarah Roberts
16 Dec 2021 5min read
16 Dec 2021 Sarah Roberts
5min read

By 2025, over $53 trillion in global managed assets are estimated to fall under the Environmental, Social and Government (ESG) category. These numbers demonstrate that today’s investors are looking more critically at corporate environmental and social impacts, and that younger generations want to know they’re supporting businesses that share their values.  ESG reports help companies highlight the good work they’re…

Work from Home Do’s and Don’ts

Sarah Roberts
14 Dec 2021 7min read
14 Dec 2021 Sarah Roberts
7min read

Flexible work arrangements are offering incredible benefits to companies and employees alike. However, it’s not a given that all companies and employees thrive in today’s virtual work environment. Business leaders should ask themselves, “is our work-from-home policy designed for employees to succeed or fail?” Here are a few elements to consider to make sure you’re keeping remote work and your…

Verbit Announces Acquisition of Automatic Sync Technologies

Danielle Chazen
14 Dec 2021 3min read
14 Dec 2021 Danielle Chazen
3min read

Today, Verbit announced it has acquired education and government industry veteran Automatic Sync Technologies. Automatic Sync Technologies is renowned for its transcription solution and expertise and was initially developed by a team of experts with a grant from the US Department of Education. The acquisition furthers Verbit’s leading market position in the US transcription and captioning space, as well as…

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Supporting Transcription Needs for HR: Security & Efficiency

Sarah Roberts
13 Dec 2021 5min read
13 Dec 2021 Sarah Roberts
5min read

From hiring to employee engagement to hearings related to workplace grievances, HR professionals carry out diverse tasks. Staying organized and keeping records of meetings and conversations is often essential for HR. When legal matters arise, including accusations of sexual harrassment, racism or discrimination, recordings and transcripts become a form of protection for the company and its employees. However, transcripts are…

Top 10 Companies Empowering Employees with Disabilities

Sarah Roberts
9 Dec 2021 5min read
9 Dec 2021 Sarah Roberts
5min read

Hiring employees with disabilities is proven to improve corporate earnings and brand reputation. However, only 28% of businesses have plans for recruiting these individuals, and people with disabilities still face greater workplace biases than other social groups. Unfortunately, the reality is that some business leaders are giving inclusion little more than lip service. Here are 10 businesses whose leaders have…

Sound On? Sound Off? 64% Marketers Using Video See Benefit of Captions

Sarah Roberts
30 Nov 2021 4min read
30 Nov 2021 Sarah Roberts
4min read

Video is arguably now the most critical and explored way to spread a brands’ message and appeal to consumers. Not just video, but mobile-first video is vital for business leaders who want to connect to modern viewers, who are one with their devices. In fact, 75% of individuals report they consume video most frequently on their mobile devices. This reality,…

3 Reasons to Consider Hybrid Events & Watch This

Sarah Roberts
30 Nov 2021 3min read
30 Nov 2021 Sarah Roberts
3min read

Last year, companies shifted to virtual events out of necessity and under extreme circumstances. As the world emerges from the restrictive environment that the pandemic created, savvy business leaders are using what they learned to build hybrid events to fuel networking opportunities and meet their KPIs. Research states that 96% of marketers see hybrid events as the future. Verbit gathered…

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Verbit Announces $250 Million Series E Funding Round

Danielle Chazen
23 Nov 2021 3min read
23 Nov 2021 Danielle Chazen
3min read

Today, Verbit announced it has closed its Series E funding round at $250 million, bringing the company’s valuation to $2 billion just five years after it was founded. This new round will further enhance Verbit’s market leadership in the transcription industry, as well as the value that the voice AI platform brings to customers who rely on Verbit’s technology and…

Verbit Announces Live Captioning Partnership with Mux Video

Verbit Editorial
15 Nov 2021 3min read
15 Nov 2021 Verbit Editorial
3min read

As a video accessibility provider, Verbit is committed to keeping up with the most recent trends in online media, especially as the live streaming industry continues to grow rapidly. Verbit is therefore proud to announce its new partnership with developer video platform, Mux. “Mux is democratizing video by solving the hard problems developers face when building video. Verbit is helping…

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Digital Transcription Software vs Digital Dictation

Verbit Editorial
15 Nov 2021 4min read
15 Nov 2021 Verbit Editorial
4min read

In the speech to text software industry, the main solutions being used to track and report video and audio content are digital dictation and digital transcription. While they might seem similar, professionals should be aware of the key differences between them to ensure that they’re using a solution that best fits their business model and individual needs. The Key Differences…

Verbit’s Captioning to Power Kaltura’s “Virtually Live” Event

Sarah Roberts
1 Nov 2021 3min read
1 Nov 2021 Sarah Roberts
3min read

Renowned video cloud provider, Kaltura, has selected Verbit as the trusted partner to provide captioning services for 20+ live sessions at its “Virtually Live” event on November 9th. Together with Kaltura, Verbit will ensure top-notch accessibility and engagement are offered to the conference’s thousands of attendees. In addition to providing live captioning for all of the sessions, Verbit will host…

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eLearning Trends in 2021/22 that are Here to Stay

Verbit Editorial
25 Oct 2021 4min read
25 Oct 2021 Verbit Editorial
4min read

In 2016, online learning trends indicated that the eLearning market had reached an astounding $20.85 billion in revenue in the US. New learning industry trends indicate that the global market for online learning will surpass $243 billion USD by 2022. For education, COVID-19 also had a significant impact on online learning trends, with 50% of parents reporting that their children…

WhatsApp Plans to Offer Transcription to its 2.2B Users

Verbit Editorial
18 Oct 2021 4min read
18 Oct 2021 Verbit Editorial
4min read

With the push for greater web accessibility online, companies like WhatsApp, the most widely used mobile messenger application worldwide, are implementing new features. WhatsApp plans to release an AI transcription tool for its 2 billion monthly active users to access. The feature will allow users to receive auto-generated transcripts for all voice messages sent. WhatsApp’s transcription option aims to provide more…

Zoom Invests Greater in Transcription and Translation Services

Sarah Roberts
18 Oct 2021 3min read
18 Oct 2021 Sarah Roberts
3min read

While Zoom already provides live captioning and transcription services in English, the platform will add them in 30 other languages over the next year. Zoom will also begin offering translation services in 12 languages. Zoom’s leaders are aiming to accommodate more users and have recognized that non-English speaking populations would greatly benefit from access to captions and word-for-word transcripts of…

TikTok Marketing

TikTok Marketing Tips To Reach Your Audience & Business Goals

Verbit Editorial
18 Oct 2021 5min read
18 Oct 2021 Verbit Editorial
5min read

The popularity of the social media platform TikTok has grown enormously. Its easy-to-consume, 15-60-second long has attracted 1 billion active global users. The platform had previously amassed 732 million monthly active users in just 5 years, beating Facebook’s long held record of 7 years to reach that goal. Since TikTok’s rise to popularity, businesses have been tapping into using TikTok…

Verbit Named To TechRadar’s List as a “Best Speech-To-Text Service”

Sarah Roberts
14 Oct 2021 2min read
14 Oct 2021 Sarah Roberts
2min read

Verbit is thrilled to earn a place on TechRadar’s list of “Best Speech-to-Text Services. TechRadar is a respected source for up-to-date technology reviews for businesses. The list features service providers that offer live transcription and captioning solutions for the corporate world and educational institutions. Verbit’s high ranking comes just months after it announced that it achieved the highly coveted unicorn…

DEI in Business

DEI in Business – Creating a Culture of Diversity and Inclusion

Sarah Roberts
11 Oct 2021 5min read
11 Oct 2021 Sarah Roberts
5min read

Corporate leaders are getting the message: diversity is good for business. Creating a diverse workforce is the right thing to do, but research shows that it also improves profits, increases employee satisfaction and raises retention rates.  Savvy companies are now fostering diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) policies. The extent of the benefits that corporate DEI efforts generate can be surprising.…

Fitness World Embraces Closed Captions for On-Demand Workouts

Sarah Roberts
23 Sep 2021 5min read
23 Sep 2021 Sarah Roberts
5min read

The fitness space continues to embrace inclusivity in various ways, with its leaders and influencers promoting everything from body positivity to diverse options for workout routines and diets to accommodate individual needs. Now, the fitness world is continuing to expand its massive online presence with on-demand videos available via YouTube and other apps. One of the most commonly known names…

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Celebrate the International Week of Deaf People With Verbit

Verbit Editorial
20 Sep 2021 3min read
20 Sep 2021 Verbit Editorial
3min read

It’s International Week of Deaf People (IWDP)! With approximately 600,000 deaf people in the United States and 5% of the world’s population needing some form of hearing rehabilitation, it’s more important than ever to participate in the celebration that empowers and honors Deaf individuals. The IWDP initiative, held this year from September 20 – 26th, is dedicated to honoring the…

Web Accessibility, Closed Captioning & Section 5-0-What?

Danielle Chazen
19 Sep 2021 5min read
19 Sep 2021 Danielle Chazen
5min read

Listen to the blog or read it below. https://verbit.ai/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Section50What.mp3 From workplaces to classrooms and the public sector to private educational institutions, ensuring inclusion is provided to individuals with disabilities isn’t only the right thing to do, it’s the law. However, legal guidelines and their defined details can be daunting to many. The legal requirements and components set in place today…

Working From Home Will Increase Productivity by 5%

Sarah Roberts
17 Sep 2021 4min read
17 Sep 2021 Sarah Roberts
4min read

A recent study suggested that working from home will increase productivity in the US by 5% after COVID-19 restrictions cease. The numbers support that allowing employees to ditch their commute may be good for business. The average number of post-pandemic work from home days will be four times higher than before the pandemic, some are projecting. While not everyone is…

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Better Website Accessibility Also Means Tax Breaks

Verbit Editorial
10 Sep 2021 4min read
10 Sep 2021 Verbit Editorial
4min read

While most business owners want to make their websites and brands more inclusive, many cite lack of budgets and resources as the key factors holding them back. However, with up to 59.6% of the disability community living in a household with Internet and the greater population spending more time online, website accessibility has ultimately become a need for businesses. Not…

Experiencing Zoom Dysmorphia?

Sarah Roberts
10 Sep 2021 5min read
10 Sep 2021 Sarah Roberts
5min read

Professionals are spending more time on Zoom and video calls than ever before, staring at their own faces for several hours a day. This reality has led to a new condition called “Zoom dysmorphia,” which is unlikely to disappear with the return to the office. Zoom dysmorphia is just one of the ways that the pandemic is still causing mental…

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Nontraditional Use Cases for Captioning & Transcription

Verbit Editorial
10 Sep 2021 6min read
10 Sep 2021 Verbit Editorial
6min read

55% of people watch video content every day, and 78% of people watch videos online every week. As audiences and consumers spend more time glued to their screens, businesses and organizations are investing more than ever in their video content. Video content creators at brands and businesses are looking to improve the outcomes and engagement of their videos. With this…

Top Tips To Meet ADA Guidelines

Danielle Chazen
8 Sep 2021 5min read
8 Sep 2021 Danielle Chazen
5min read

The stick: ADA lawsuits are on the rise. Many universities and businesses are now taking more proactive approaches to ensure they’re covering themselves and meeting necessary guidelines. The carrot: Universities and businesses that follow ADA requirements are also able to build stronger connections with their students and customers, respectively. Creating a more accessible environment is shown to help with brand…

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7 Tips to Conduct Remote Interviews Successfully

Sarah Roberts
7 Sep 2021 5min read
7 Sep 2021 Sarah Roberts
5min read

Sources like The New York Times, among others, report that remote work is here to stay. Over the past 18 months, business leaders have found that virtual employment saves money, increases talent pools, causes less pollution and, in many cases, improves productivity. Given the compelling benefits of remote work and a continued need to social distance, it is more important…

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Verbit CEO Tom Livne To Speak at SlatorCon Remote

Verbit Editorial
26 Aug 2021 2min read
26 Aug 2021 Verbit Editorial
2min read

Slator estimates that the video localization market will be valued around $4.97 billion by the end of 2021. Video localization technologies such as captioning and transcription are being used more than ever before, contributing to this growing video localization market across the globe. To educate business leaders seeking insights on video localization services and technologies Verbit Founder and CEO Tom…

Verbit Honors National Women’s Equality Day

Danielle Chazen
26 Aug 2021 6min read
26 Aug 2021 Danielle Chazen
6min read

While the US continues to make significant progress in terms of gender equity, it likely comes as no surprise that it’s still falling short. In 2020, it ranked No. 53 in the World Economic Forum’s list of 154 countries based on gender equality, and this year it moved up the ranks to No. 30. However, the majority of improvements made…

What Business Leaders With Mobile Apps Need to Know about the ADA

Sarah Roberts
23 Aug 2021 4min read
23 Aug 2021 Sarah Roberts
4min read

42% of small businesses reported using mobile applications to connect and engage with their consumers. Another 30% said they planned on developing apps in the near future. As more companies small and large launch apps, app accessibility is becoming a hot topic. Businesses that develop mobile apps need to consider whether they are taking the necessary steps to reach audiences…

What the ADA Means (and Doesn’t Mean) for Employee Accommodations

Sarah Roberts
20 Aug 2021 5min read
20 Aug 2021 Sarah Roberts
5min read

This month, the Securities and Exchange Commission disappointed accessibility advocates by approving the NASDAQ’s proposed diversity reporting rule, which excludes disability as a category. People with disabilities are the largest minority group in the US, and many see the decision as a missed opportunity to promote a more inclusive corporate culture. Despite this setback, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)…

How Security and Accuracy Set Captioning Solutions Apart

Sarah Roberts
17 Aug 2021 5min read
17 Aug 2021 Sarah Roberts
5min read

With the greater need to provide support to students, employees, consumers and others who are Deaf or hard of hearing, more are captioning their content. However, many automatic Artificial Intelligence-based tools miss the mark. Renowned institutions like Harvard and MIT found out the hard way, but all school leaders can pivot to protect themselves and better serve their students. School…

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Live Streaming Must Haves For Podcasts, Masterclasses & More

Verbit Editorial
9 Aug 2021 5min read
9 Aug 2021 Verbit Editorial
5min read

Business leaders are investing more in live streaming to engage effectively with online audiences. This medium is being used more than ever before, and the live streaming industry is likely to be valued at over $70 million by the end of 2021. Offering live streams of courses, podcasts and events are important for business professionals interested in growing a strong…

Captioning? Don’t Settle for Anything Less Than Fast Turnaround Time

Sarah Roberts
6 Aug 2021 4min read
6 Aug 2021 Sarah Roberts
4min read

Most people become frustrated after waiting at a traffic light for just 25 seconds. Research strongly indicates that modern humans expect unrealistically rapid results. The Internet, two-day shipping, streaming services and the ability to download entertainment on-demand are contributing to an incredibly impatient population. However, there are times when people are right to expect fast turnaround times. For millions of…

ADA Lawsuits Are On The Rise by 64%

Sarah Roberts
27 Jul 2021 5min read
27 Jul 2021 Sarah Roberts
5min read

2021 is shaping up to be the year with the most lawsuits filed based on the ADA ever. Inadequate online accessibility has become more glaring and the thresholds of tolerance are much lower. Predictions indicate that plaintiffs will file more than 4,000 lawsuits by the end of the year. In 2020, the total number filed was 3,500, which was already…

Celebrating National Disability Independence Day & The ADA

Sarah Roberts
23 Jul 2021 4min read
23 Jul 2021 Sarah Roberts
4min read

National Disability Independence Day is coming up on July 26th! Prior to the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it was legal to pay a person less just because of their disability. It was legal for a restaurant to refuse to serve a person with disabilities. The lack of accessible restrooms meant people with disabilities might have to…

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How Video Captions & Transcripts Improve SEO

Verbit Editorial
22 Jul 2021 5min read
22 Jul 2021 Verbit Editorial
5min read

Savvy business leaders are always looking to improve the reach of their brands, keeping SEO as a top-of-mind strategy to do so. The challenge of increasing website reach, particularly for greater Search Engine Optimization (SEO), is something that many organizations struggle with. Studies have shown that 68% of site traffic comes from search engines, a number that will only continue…

Captioning & Transcription Secure Enough for ZoomGov

Danielle Chazen
20 Jul 2021 3min read
20 Jul 2021 Danielle Chazen
3min read

Government agencies aren’t using Zoom Commercial, but rather Zoom for Government for their meetings, events and town halls. The platform was granted authority to operate by the Department of Homeland Security and the FedRAMP PMO. However, while guaranteed privacy and compliance with a platform that meets the requirements of FedRAMP Moderate baseline and DOD Impact Level 2 is crucial, it…

Hiring a Court Reporter for Arbitration Transcription Services

Sarah Roberts
13 Jul 2021 4min read
13 Jul 2021 Sarah Roberts
4min read

Arbitration is a form of binding or non-binding dispute resolution that functions outside of the court system. The process addresses anything from a minor consumer dispute to a multi-million dollar international contract. Arbitration is often and increasingly a faster and more cost-effective form of resolving conflicts than the court system. The outcome of these proceedings can have severe impacts on…

Join Bizzabo & Kaltura: Live Webinar on ‘Hybrid’ Business Events

Verbit Editorial
12 Jul 2021 2min read
12 Jul 2021 Verbit Editorial
2min read

With more of the population vaccinated, many companies are now hosting hybrid-style events. However, many others have no idea what a hybrid event means or entails or how to execute one effectively for attendees. A hybrid event refers to any conference, seminar, or workshop with both a “live” in-person event component and a “virtual” online component. Hybrid events appear to…

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Transcription and Captioning Needs by Industry

Verbit Editorial
12 Jul 2021 8min read
12 Jul 2021 Verbit Editorial
8min read

Transcription and captioning are critical tools which must be provided to aid a variety of individuals. Without them, many such as those who are  Deaf or hard-of-hearing can struggle to participate with equity. Transcription and captioning enable them to follow along with any audio and video they wish to consume in their free time or need to consume as a…

Verbit Celebrates Disability Pride Month

Verbit Editorial
11 Jul 2021 5min read
11 Jul 2021 Verbit Editorial
5min read

July marks Disability Pride Month! With at least 25% of American adults living with a disability, it’s never been more important to learn from one another and embrace each other’s differences in both personal and professional settings. Approximately 61 million individuals live with a disability that impacts major life activities, according to a CDC report. Verbit is fully committed to…

6 Considerations for In-House vs. Outsourcing Transcription Efforts

Verbit Editorial
7 Jul 2021 5min read
7 Jul 2021 Verbit Editorial
5min read

In today’s fast paced world, it is becoming best practice to record and capture internal meetings, classes and events. Business and institutional leaders are also creating and offering transcripts with these records to ensure they are accessible, can be referenced easily later and to engage a variety of audiences. However, these audio and video transcripts are often produced in-house due…

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What is ADA Compliance?

Sarah Roberts
6 Jul 2021 5min read
6 Jul 2021 Sarah Roberts
5min read

For businesses, understanding obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can be challenging. There is no list of covered disabilities, nor does the Act specifically detail all of the accommodations that companies must make to avoid legal consequences. Given the lack of detailed guidelines, business leaders may wonder, what is ADA compliance? A Note on the ADA and Language …

7 Ways AI is Helping Businesses: Fear Not the ‘Robot Takeover’

Sarah Roberts
29 Jun 2021 5min read
29 Jun 2021 Sarah Roberts
5min read

Successful inventions are those that do the jobs that people don’t want to do. For example, Artificial Intelligence is taking over dangerous jobs, like cleaning a nuclear site, and others that are tedious, including scheduling appointments. The good news is that AI will likely create far more jobs than it eliminates. Humans won’t be out of work – they will…

5 Tips for Business Leaders During Effective Communications Month

Sarah Roberts
17 Jun 2021 4min read
17 Jun 2021 Sarah Roberts
4min read

It’s Effective Communications Month! With more remote work opportunities, as well as online learning and Zoom events becoming the norm, the topic of effective communication is more pertinent than ever before. Detecting and accurately interpreting what others mean via email, social posts, video calls, and WhatsApp messages is often a challenge. Most of all, poor communication is costly. A recent…

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5 Ways to Make Facebook Videos More Accessible

Sarah Roberts
14 Jun 2021 6min read
14 Jun 2021 Sarah Roberts
6min read

Facebook is the third most visited website. Optimizing advertising on the popular social media platform can yield strong results. In fact, 62% of people are more interested in a product after watching a video about it on Facebook. Also, social media content with native video gets 48% more views and an uptick in shares.  It’s no wonder that marketers are…

Verbit Celebrates Pride Month & Discusses Workplace Inclusion

Danielle Chazen
14 Jun 2021 5min read
14 Jun 2021 Danielle Chazen
5min read

It’s June, which means professionals, consumers and students alike are likely “seeing rainbow.” With countless universities and businesses adding a rainbow background to their social media accounts, it’s quite hard to miss. However, it’s also quite simple to ask designers to renovate brand logos. And while the rainbow imagery effectively raises awareness for the milestone that is Pride Month and…

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Verbit Emerges as a Unicorn Company Following $157 Million in Series D Funding

Danielle Chazen
8 Jun 2021 3min read
8 Jun 2021 Danielle Chazen
3min read

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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Improve Your Online Presence with Transcription & Captioning 

Danielle Chazen
7 Jun 2021 7min read
7 Jun 2021 Danielle Chazen
7min read

Businesses are investing significant efforts in growing their online presence, and they’re creating and distributing more video as a result. Videos are being launched on a variety of channels, including social and streaming platforms, to raise brand awareness and engage online audiences. In fact, 86% of businesses now use video as a marketing tool, a 25% increase from five years…

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Best Video Conferencing Software & Tools for Effective Communication

Verbit Editorial
31 May 2021 4min read
31 May 2021 Verbit Editorial
4min read

Smooth communication is essential for every business. However, if issues crop up that result in a communication breakdown, this can lead to time-consuming delays and costly mistakes. With the rise of video conferencing software and tools, there has been a new challenge in producing effective communication. However, with the points mentioned above firmly in mind, optimum communication can be achieved…

Top 10 Reasons Why Verbit is Revolutionizing the World of Transcription

Verbit Editorial
25 May 2021 5min read
25 May 2021 Verbit Editorial
5min read

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 webinars, research projects, classes, legal proceedings,…

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Grow Your Transcription Business with These 4 Tips

Verbit Editorial
25 May 2021 5min read
25 May 2021 Verbit Editorial
5min read

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…

How Mature AI Tools Can Promote Diversity and Inclusion

Sarah Roberts
25 May 2021 4min read
25 May 2021 Sarah Roberts
4min read

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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6 Benefits of Closed Captioning you Need to Start Utilizing

Verbit Editorial
20 May 2021 4min read
20 May 2021 Verbit Editorial
4min read

Video creation should be a key component for any modern business’s communication and marketing plan. Not only are videos one of the most effective marketing tools to boost engagement with your audience, but they are also effective in getting messages across to your employees. That said, simply creating video is not enough. In order to engage with audiences, employees and…

The Verbit Team Celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Danielle Chazen
19 May 2021 5min read
19 May 2021 Danielle Chazen
5min read

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…

Why Australian Businesses Must Accommodate Individuals with Disabilities

Sarah Roberts
18 May 2021 5min read
18 May 2021 Sarah Roberts
5min read

According to a recent study, Australians with disabilities filed the largest share of complaints related to violations of discrimination-related laws. Overall, 44 percent of total complaints to the Australia Human Rights Commission fell into this category, highlighting the need for business leaders to understand their obligation to accommodate disabled individuals. The Disability Discrimination Act 1992 outlaws the discrimination of a…

What Gil v. Winn-Dixie Means for Businesses & Online Accessibility 

Sarah Roberts
18 May 2021 5min read
18 May 2021 Sarah Roberts
5min read

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…

Verbit Acquires VITAC To Become World’s Largest AI-Powered Transcription and Captioning Platform

Danielle Chazen
11 May 2021 3min read
11 May 2021 Danielle Chazen
3min read

In an effort to drive forward its mission to make all video and audio content accessible to everyone through its high-quality captioning and transcription capabilities, Verbit’s leadership team has exciting news to share. Today, Verbit announced the acquisition of VITAC, the largest provider of captioning products and solutions in North America. The acquisition will position Verbit as the No. 1…

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Expand Your Reach: Localization through Translation and Captioning

Verbit Editorial
3 May 2021 4min read
3 May 2021 Verbit Editorial
4min read

Technology has ushered in a new era with the globalization of information. Information can now cross borders with much more ease thanks to the likes of translation and captioning software. Regional barriers and language barriers are no longer great obstacles and the cost associated with them is no longer a great factor. More and more companies are operating globally and…

Workplace Accessibility and Equality

5 Ways to Improve Workplace Accessibility and Equality

Verbit Editorial
21 Apr 2021 7min read
21 Apr 2021 Verbit Editorial
7min read

Offering accessibility and equality to all individuals is critical. No one should find themselves restricted in their ability to participate in their daily life activities, especially not due to where they were born or their religious beliefs, nor if they’re navigating life with a disability. This sentiment is critical for businesses and their leadership teams as well. Providing equality and…

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Video Translation 101: Higher Accuracy for Broader Reach

Verbit Editorial
6 Apr 2021 4min read
6 Apr 2021 Verbit Editorial
4min read

The demand for translation services continues to rise. In the past decade, the industry has doubled in size and is now worth over $56 billion dollars in 2021. There are numerous reasons why, including the globalization of business. Content is being consumed online by international audiences and brands need to provide customer service to  global consumers. As a result, video…

Verbit Releases Real-Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP) Support

Danielle Chazen
31 Mar 2021 3min read
31 Mar 2021 Danielle Chazen
3min read

Verbit’s leadership are excited to announce the release of our full support for Real-Time Messaging Protocol, or RTMP. RTMP can benefit broadcast companies who are streaming events in real-time, as it supports what’s known as low-latency streaming. It is also well known for minimal buffering, which enhances the user experience. “This is a game-changer and an offering of great importance for…

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Assistive Technology for Visually Impaired

Verbit Editorial
24 Mar 2021 6min read
24 Mar 2021 Verbit Editorial
6min read

Not long ago, those with a visual impairment were restricted. Whether it was in solutions to help them complete day-to-day tasks or in opportunities to learn and secure rewarding careers, equity often was not being provided. With continued enhancements and advancements in assistive technology for visually impaired and blind individuals, the landscape is changing significantly. When given access to the…

White House To Offer Accessibility with Sign Language Interpreter

Danielle Chazen
26 Jan 2021 3min read
26 Jan 2021 Danielle Chazen
3min read

On the heels of President Biden’s decision to reverse the former administration’s ban on transgender troops in the military, The White House is further committing to inclusivity and diversity initiatives by providing a sign language interpreter at every press briefing. White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced this week that an American Sign Language interpreter will be present at all press…

High Tech Assistive Technology in Business

Danielle Chazen
25 Jan 2021 7min read
25 Jan 2021 Danielle Chazen
7min read

Assistive technology helps professionals with disabilities by providing them with equitable opportunities to succeed at their jobs. Offering them with access to these assistive technologies is not only the right thing to do for your workforce; it’s required. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is an anti-discrimination law which all business owners and HR leaders need to be familiar with…

An Expert’s Advice on Workplace Inclusion & Diversity Initiatives

Danielle Chazen
18 Jan 2021
18 Jan 2021 Danielle Chazen

Inclusion and diversity are top-of-mind topics to business owners and enterprise leaders today. Each year, businesses are held to higher standards and are expected to invest more in these initiatives and in bringing equity to their workforces and advertising. “2020 taught us all a lot about inclusion and why it’s important,” said Ashley Brundage, a well respected speaker, educator and…

8 Ways to Improve Media Interview Efficiency

Danielle Chazen
18 Jan 2021
18 Jan 2021 Danielle Chazen

Is there a right way and a wrong way to conduct a media interview? You bet, but now that content is an integral part of nearly every business, media interviews are being conducted by more than just media entities. Standard media outlets continue to rely on interviews to produce broadcasts, articles and videos for news audiences, but now leaders in…

Translation Tool for International Audiences & Workforces

Danielle Chazen
5 Jan 2021 3min read
5 Jan 2021 Danielle Chazen
3min read

Verbit announces launch of its new Translation service as an add-on to captioning  89% of YouTube users come from outside of the US. Coupled with the fact that only 20% of the global population speaks English, it’s easy to see why content translation is important. 80% of the global population requires translated text subtitles (from English). For savvy business and…

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Zoom Conferencing from A to Z – Make the Most of Conference Calls

Danielle Chazen
24 Nov 2020 6min read
24 Nov 2020 Danielle Chazen
6min read

As universities and schools move courses online and remote work continues to become the norm, more individuals are seeing the benefits of video conferencing. Video conferencing has advanced greatly, with Zoom likely emerging as the most important communication tool. With a 400% increase in the number of employees working from home at least once a week over the last decade,…

Improve Lead Generation Through Virtual Events

Danielle Chazen
19 Nov 2020 6min read
19 Nov 2020 Danielle Chazen
6min read

With the need for today’s business leaders to reinvent their strategies for lead generation and bringing on new clients, customers and users, many are turning to virtual events. These online events, such as large scale virtual conferences and smaller webinars, are paving the way for lead generation efforts in the face of the pandemic. However, there are certain elements to…

Ways to Improve Virtual Events Engagement

Danielle Chazen
15 Oct 2020 7min read
15 Oct 2020 Danielle Chazen
7min read

Prior to the pandemic, there was a rising trend in the creation of virtual events. With target attendees based across the country, or even globally, virtual events provided an opportunity to reach the greatest audience pool possible. They also provided attendees with more flexibility to connect to pieces of the event they deemed most relevant to them, rather than travel…