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Interviews are tough, especially when conducting more than one in a day. This can lead to papers getting lost or mixed up, ineffective notes and over time the interview can become clouded – interviewers will never remember everything no matter how many times they tell themselves otherwise.

Quotes Can Be Verbatim

When using audio technology such as a Dictaphone during an interview, the interviewer can focus on building a rapport with the interviewee. This makes for a much more relaxed interview and increases the chances of gaining some good quotes. Such quotes can then be used verbatim and decreases the chances of an interviewee claiming they never said something.

Eliminates Poor Note Taking

Poor note taking can lead to important points being missed. Audio recording gets rid of this risk and allows interviewers to take note of every single thing said during the course of an interview.

Makes For a more Engaged Interview

Using audio recording equipment allows interviewers to become more engaged with an interviewee by maintaining eye contact and actively listening in a way that encourages the interviewee to express their thoughts.

Gives Interview Clarity

Audio recording allows an interview to be rewound and listened to again to help gain clarity on a subject. Tone, pitch of voice and speed of speech can be assessed to add depth and dimension to a piece. Words are good for quotes however actions are a better indication of an individual’s true thoughts and opinions.

Files Can Be Used in Libel Cases

It is important for journalists and writers to keep accurate and up-to-date details of all interviews, quotes and contact details of an individual. If someone was to sue for libel then a defendant can use audio files as evidence in their defence. Having such evidence means that writers can report on events without worrying about someone claiming what was reported not to be a true account of what was said.

Can Be Integrated Into Digital Media

Sound files can easily be edited and cut down using software such as Adobe Audition. Such clips can then be used on a variety of other media including videos, presentations, radio shows and online – giving an interview a new dimension and angle.

Do you use audio recording in your work? Pearl Scan offers audio transcription services for legal interviews, medical research recordings, market studies and more. With any file format accepted including analogue and digital, files can be typed up into any file type needed including PDF and Microsoft Word. Why not give us a call today and see how our transcription service can benefit you?


Why Choose Pearl Scan?

Audits

In conjunction with the EN BS ISO 9001:2005, 27001, 14001 and in-house implemented quality, security and compliance procedures allow us to deliver peace of mind scanning services to our client. We are an approved document scanning and data capture scanning service provider to many reputable health, education, manufacturing, financial, logistics etc. organisations.

    ISO 9001 Registered         ISO 14001 Registered         ISO 27001 Registered         Investors In People         PCI Compliant         Member of IRM     

Experience

Founded in 2003, with almost 15 years of valuable knowledge and expertise in delivering successful document scanning and data capture services through the UK to some of the most reputable and globally known organisations.

Security

We operate from a custom built document scanning and data capture centre, which is built around security, safety and confidentiality. The site is monitored 24hours a day by security and CCTV systems.

Innovation

The document scanning and data capture bureau is equipped with the state-of-the-art dedicated document, Microfilm media, Books and Large Format Plans scanning and capture technology; catering for a wide range of document types and sizes making us a one-stop service provider for scanning and digital conversion needs . We continually invest in our staff training and latest technology to ensure that we are delivering quality and innovations at all times.

Scalability

Pearl Scan Group has the infrastructure to provide quick turnaround for urgent document scanning needs to taking on a large volume scanning and conversion of documents, microfilm media, books etc. projects. Our document scanning and data capture service centre always run at 80% of its productivity allowing 20% space and resources for on-demand, ad-hock projects.