TranscribeMe and MindSwarms Form Partnership to Create a New Level of Consumer Insights

Janet Wagner, Data Journalist / Full Stack Developer
Jul. 19 2013, 08:00AM EDT

TranscribeMe and MindSwarms, two San Francisco based technology start-ups, have announced that the companies have formed a partnership to provide consumer insights through speech processing of video content and to provide searchable and shareable video consumer feedback.

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MindSwarms is a digital market research company that pays users to participate in research studies via a webcam and high speed internet. TranscribeMe provides users a fast and easy way to transcribe audio and video, the company also has an API available for use by third-party app developers.

The TranscribeMe API provides developers with direct programmatic access to TranscribeMe's web service allowing app users to upload audio and video, order transcriptions and receive transcripts by e-mail.

Bethanie Krogstad, Vice President of Sales for TranscribeMe comments on the new partnership in the press release:

"We see a great synergy between our two companies, allowing us to jointly provide researchers with the most accurate consumer analysis possible, and we're excited to be partnering with MindSwarms to enable their community of Fortune 500 companies to capture the full value of their video content. Our hybrid platform combines the best of speech processing technology and skilled crowd-sourced labor to deliver a service that makes video and audio data searchable and shareable, thus adding value for all users."

For more information about the services provided by MindSwarms and TranscribeMe, visit the official company websites.

Janet Wagner is a data journalist and full stack developer based in Toledo, Ohio. Her focus revolves around APIs, data visualization, machine learning, and data-driven journalism. Follow her on Twitter: @webcodepro, Google+, or send her an email.

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