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How Pacific’s Transcription Quote Calculator Helps Australian Researchers

As the end of the year fast approaches researchers are reminded that their grants must be acquitted, budgets balanced, tight time frames met and allocated resources put to good use. Pacific Transcription helps researchers meet these demands in a number … Continue reading

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Trade in your Old Dictaphone for a New Philips DPM8000 – It’s the Dictaphone Sale of the Year!

When a high quality dictaphone like the Philips DPM8000 digital pocket memo goes on sale my ears prick up and my interest is piqued.  It’s not every day that these hardworking, durable dictation devices go on sale; so when they … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between a dictaphone and a notetaker or voice recorder?

How do I know if I need a dictaphone or a notetaker/voice recorder?  What is the difference? Notetakers, or voice recorders, are typically used to record multiple speaker audio such as lectures, interviews, meetings and focus groups where a high … Continue reading

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How Pacific Transcription meets researchers’ rigorous ethical standards

Pacific Transcription understands the importance and vital nature of meeting rigorous ethical standards.  Many researchers require confidentiality agreements to ensure the information provided for transcription is kept secure, safe and adheres to the specific ethical requirements of their university or … Continue reading

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Do You Need a Transcriptionist, Stenographer or a Typist?

What are the differences between these three professionals? How do you know if a specific service will be more helpful for your business needs? We discuss how the position of transcriptionist, stenographer or typist can mould into a business environment.   … Continue reading

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Comparing Acoustic Magic Voice Trackers I and II

Voice Tracker array microphones are cost-effective, user-friendly and provide high-quality audio capture, making them ideal for recording meetings, capturing lectures or conferences and accommodating speech recognition applications. These array microphones scan 360° to electronically locate and automatically steer towards the … Continue reading

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Researchers Rush to Get their Audio Transcribed on Time

It’s that time of year again, when academics, PhD students, and other researchers frantically attempt to meet grant deadlines and get their research audio transcribed on time. Thankfully Pacific Transcription offers a variety of solutions tailored to assist researchers meet … Continue reading

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The NEW Olympus DM-901 audio recorder, changing the way you think about recording meetings.

Recording meetings and focus groups has become even easier with Olympus’ new release DM-901 Linear PCM audio recorder.  Two key features are standouts, and will be quickly embraced by busy professionals operating in fast-paced environments who demand flexibility and responsiveness … Continue reading

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Attention All University Researchers! Expend your grants on time with Pacific Transcription’s flexible options

Whether you’re a University staffer or PhD student or both, end of year not only means frantically finishing marking and finalising focus group recordings for transcription and analysis, but also making sure that you expend your grants on time and … Continue reading

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NVivo Student and NVivo Semester Licensing – a short term, economical solution for students and their irrepressible desire to analyse!

Firstly and briefly, why use NVivo Student or NVivo Semester? Reading this article likely implies that you have already asserted that NVivo is worth using, but a quick reiteration of its benefits certainly can’t hurt. Essentially, NVivo is a qualitative analysis application … Continue reading

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