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Verbit to Exhibit at Kaltura Connect This Week

By Danielle Chazen

Verbit is excited to be participating and exhibiting at this week's video experience conference, Kaltura Connect, to be held January 21-23 at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans. This annual conference gathers 500 attendees for three days of workshops, panels and networking to discuss the latest challenges and opportunities in video. Each year, Kaltura gathers some of the world's leading…
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Verbit Raises Additional $31 Million in Series B Funding Round

By Danielle Chazen

Verbit is excited to announce the close of a $31 million Series B round, led by growth equity firm Stripes and with participation from Viola Ventures, Vertex Ventures, HV Ventures, Oryzn Capital and ClalTech. This latest round of funding brings Verbit’s total amount raised to $65 million, following a $23 million Series A round in January 2019. Verbit's valuation has…
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How to Choose a Good Online Course

By Danielle Chazen

More universities and companies are investing in providing distance learning opportunities. With many marketing tactics at play and unaccredited programs on the market, it’s important to do your research and gain a strong understanding of the specific program you’re signing up for. When choosing to invest your hard-earned savings or making considerations to take out a student loan, it’s crucial…
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Webinar Recap: Executing an Inclusion Plan

By Ayelet Weizs

As part of a recurring series, "The Accessible Classroom Redefined," Verbit hosted a webinar this month to gather higher education decision makers for a live discussion. This episode, Driving Inclusion with Key Partner Institutions, was led by Accessibility Evangelist Scott Ready and featured TCS Education System’s Senior Learning Experience Designer, Lord Giddie. Giddie has been successfully implementing inclusion measures and…
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ASR and the Next Generation of Transcription

By Danielle Chazen

Today’s consumers expect to be able to access anything, anywhere and at any given moment. This on-demand mentality has driven the voice technology market to new heights. Voice technology allows us to be hands-free. It’s reinvented the way we place calls, complete daily chores, lock our cars, take notes and a seemingly endless array of other applications. Voice-driven technologies continue…
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Declining Enrollment Trends & Technology’s Potential Impact

By Danielle Chazen

Student retention is often top-of-mind for nearly every university leader, but what happens when initial enrollment numbers decline? Declining enrollment is a significant problem facing the higher education industry. The severity of today’s enrollment decline came to light last month in Boston when Beacon Hill leaders met to debate a bill requiring more financial transparency from higher education institutions. The…
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Transcription Productivity Tips for Professional Transcribers

By Ayelet Weizs

With more stenographers retiring each year and few replacements coming into the field, it feels like every professional in the industry is looking to do more, but with fewer resources. With knowledge of some key transcription productivity tips, professionals can both increase their average transcription speed and service more clients. Transcription Productivity Tips that Improve the Quality of Work Here…
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How Technology Assists Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students

By Ayelet Weizs

Individuals navigating a multitude of disabilities that often aren’t evident by the naked eye, frequently do not disclose them. As a result, these individuals often aren’t taking advantage of tools that can greatly assist them in their studies, workplace or daily lives. This reality is elucidated by statistics, which include: 1 in 8 people in the U.S. is experiencing hearing…
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The Growth of Digital Medical Transcription

By Ayelet Weizs

More organizations and professionals in the medical field are turning to transcription for documentation. This preference to convert spoken words into text-based computer files is known as digital medical transcription. Experts are now estimating that the medical transcription market will reach more than $70 billion by 2026. Why Digital Medical Transcription is Seeing Growth Medical transcription is being used in…
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