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Remote litigation is here to stay
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Remote litigation is here to stay

Well over a year into the pandemic, it appears that remote hearings have become a norm, as judges and lawyers say that they’ve made depositions, oral arguments, and jury selection much more efficient. Courts forced to accelerate years of innovation into weeks early in the pandemic, may never go back to how they did business before the pandemic, according to interviews with more than 30 state and federal judges, lawyers, and court staff in 16 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.

Selecting a Transcription Provider Helpful Tips
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Tips for Selecting a Dictation and Transcription Solutions Provider

VIQ Solutions’ team recently attended LERM, May 27-29 in Nashville, TN. The Law Enforcement Records Management (LERM) Conference is attended by agencies across the country with information managers, technology staff, and executives seeking solutions to modernize and streamline the way law enforcement shares and manages information. At the event, we noted the continued need for dictation and recording solutions. In this blog, we will discuss tips for selecting a dictation provider as witnessed through discussions had at the event.

FirstDraft - Create transcripts in minutes
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Automated Transcription: How to Use VIQ Solutions FirstDraft

Over the past several decades, criminal justice, legal, and insurance industries have turned to digitalization to improve operational efficiency. While transcription has been used for some time, AI-powered transcription offers new and exclusive capabilities for these industries. We recently released FirstDraft, which uses AI to automate the speech-to-text process, increasing the documentation of audio recordings and improving content accessibility for clients worldwide.

Evolution of the Transcription Role
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Transforming an Industry: The Evolution of the Transcription Role

The transcription services and solutions industry is undergoing a rapid transformation due the vast amount of digital content that is recorded annually. The rapid advances being made in the automated transcription market have created a need to evolve the role of the transcriptionist to an editor.

Can transcripts create efficiencies and provide accuracy for jurors?
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Can transcripts create efficiencies and provide accuracy for jurors?

The practice of allowing jurors to take written notes during trial is more widely accepted than it used to be, especially with cases becoming increasingly complex and lengthy in duration. In most (but not all) jurisdictions, whether members of a jury are allowed to take notes will depend upon the judge’s discretion.

Digital Transformation and Automated Transcription Services
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Digital Transformation and Automated Transcription Services

Over the past several decades, criminal justice, legal, and insurance industries have turned to digitalization to improve operational efficiency. While human-powered transcription has been used for some time, AI powered transcription offers new and exclusive capabilities for these industries.

Stenographers, Court Reporters and Transcriptionist Roles Defined
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Stenographers, Court Reporters and Transcriptionist Roles Defined

There are many roles within the court and legal system to ensure that justice is served. It is no surprise there may be confusion surrounding the difference between a Stenographer, Court Reporter and Transcriptionist. Even though there are differences, the three roles are equally important to the court process and case closures.

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The Legal Industry Gains Advantages from Recordings and Transcriptions

Like in years past, people are trying to become more efficient in the workplace, and the evidence-based market is no different. With the proliferation of the recorded word, the need for accurate, reliable and secure electronic documentation is evident. Transcripts create a written record that if used correctly can be a powerful tool to evidence- based industries.

Driving Innovation in the Insurance Industry
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The Journey to Digitalization: Driving Innovation in the Insurance Industry

In the evolving insurance landscape, insurers recognize that innovation is the key requirement to secure relevance in the marketplace and to increase market share. Moreover, meeting the needs of clients in a positive, personalized manner by creating simplified processes, faster claims, and convenience is more critical than ever.

Remote Litigation: Conference Call with Lawyer
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Remote Litigation, the Right Technology is Key

Prior to COVID-19 not many courts and law offices had a plan for how to handle remote hearings. Fortunately, remote hearings provide the courts an efficient way to move through the massive backlog of cases that have accumulated due to varying restrictions. Since the shift, however, one of the biggest pain points is audio quality and the lack of the ability to hear specific phrases in a remote setting. The issue results in low-quality transcriptions and lack of confidence in the process.

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