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With increasing demand for optimal content accessibility and reachability to its targeted users, enterprise video content management solutions are prioritizing the ease with which users can interact with and reach their content. Primarily, this demand is led by organizations who are willing to publicize or monetize their content. Enterprises are constantly in search of a solution that optimizes search and discovery. A robust media search engine enables users to have a seamless viewer experience with the ability to search within videos for spoken words or activities, and enjoy the most relevant results and media recommendations.
VIDIZMO provides you auto-transcription facility for the video content in your EVCM solution. Transcription refers to conversion of speech-to-text within a video; following which users can search or retrieve their content on the basis of the speech within it, optimizing users' search experience. This is achieved by processing the audio or spoken word content within your videos and associating it with the digital asset as metadata. This additional information is then indexed against the assets in the database and made searchable through out the site for users to be able to find it with greater ease.
Rev Human Transcription Service
Unlike other available transcoding and transcribing services which have processors installed to detect and transcribe spoken words in a video, Rev.com offers a unique solution of human transcription with a guaranteed 99% accuracy in results because it has a specialized team of skilled workforce to transcribe your content. It allows you to securely upload files (input unprocessed files) or place orders in case of integration using their APIs. Rev's team of professional transcription experts receives your input files as orders and processes them as per your requirement and sends the transcripts back in an editable format for further corrections/modifications at user's end.
Being FCC and ADA compliant, Rev offers the following Caption file formats:
- SubRip (.srt)
- Scenarist (.scc)
- MacCaption (.mcc)
- Timed Text (.ttml)
- Quicktime Timed Text (.qt.txt)
- Transcript (.txt)
- WebVTT (.vtt)
- DFXP (.dfxp)
- Cheetah .CAP (.cap)
- Spruce Subtitle File (.stl)
- Avid DS Subtitle File (.txt)
- Avid DVD Subtitle File (.txt)
- Facebook ready SubRip (.srt)
Having humans at the back end to transcribe every word of your video content, Rev has a standard output speed for the content that is submitted to it for transcription:
- It transcripts a video of around less than 10 minutes in 6 hours or less.
- It transcripts a video of around less than 30 minutes in 12 hours or less.
- It captions a video of around less than 30 minutes in 24 hours or less.
It is one of the most cost-friendly solutions with a pay-as-you-go model for transcription per file. It costs as little as a base fee of $1.00 per file, with some additional charges as you keep adding to the length and duration of the file. It has slightly varying pricing models for transcriptions, closed captions and subtitles. To learn more, see: Rev Services.
To learn more about how to integrate your VIDIZMO application with Rev's services, see: How to Configure Human Transcription in VIDIZMO Portal using Rev.
How to Enable Auto Transcription for Media
Before you start, make sure you have configured Rev transcription in your portal. For further information, see: How to Configure Human Transcription in VIDIZMO Portal using Rev. You need to enable the check for displaying video insights at the time of media upload. See How to Upload Media to navigate to the upload screen.
1. Click on the Advanced Settings tab located to the far right, which depending on the encoding provider chosen for the portal during setup, will have varying options for transcoding, transcribing and generating preview thumbnails.
i. Check Transcribe option from the list as shown below to enable advanced human transcription for your uploaded media.
Note: Make sure to enable this as soon as you upload a video, because you can not configure Advanced Settings for a media after it has successfully been uploaded and published on the portal.