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Live Workshop on Digital Court Reporting Solutions

By Sarah Roberts

Depositions provide crucial information for attorneys. The parties involved in depositions rely on court reporters to provide accurate transcripts to inform future decisions. To explore the different ways this important transcription work is being tackled currently, Verbit will be hosting a live Court Reporting Workshop. The workshop, which will be held on June 16th at 12pm EST, will explore ways…
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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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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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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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Why Australian Businesses Must Accommodate Individuals with Disabilities

By Sarah Roberts

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…
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Must-Know Captioning and Accessibility Requirements For UK Higher-Ed Institutions

By Sarah Roberts

According to UK statistics, 13 percent of students entering British universities have a disability. Accommodations are essential to help these students fully participate in their coursework and thrive in higher education settings. Technology is constantly evolving to offer support to higher education students who are navigating disabilities. However, the UK’s laws surrounding accommodations can often be unclear. Some higher education…
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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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