TranscribeMe and MindSwarms, Two Innovative San Francisco Start-ups, Announce Partnership

TranscribeMe and MindSwarms, Two Innovative San Francisco Start-ups, Announce

The leading voice-to-text transcription company and a mobile qualitative
market research firm are partnering up to bring accurate content for companies
and researchers.

PR Newswire

SAN FRANCISCO, July 17, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, July 17,2013 /PRNewswire/ --TranscribeMe, the technology
leader in keyword-searchable voice-to-text transcription, and MindSwarms, a
digital market research platform delivering authentic consumer feedback, are
partnering to create a new level of consumer insights through speech
processing of video content. MindSwarms' clients can now search through
consumer video insights on the MindSwarms platform by keyword or topic search
with speed and accuracy, a solution that product-focused Fortune 500 companies
are actively demanding. Built on the premise that accessing the value in audio
and video should be simple, accurate, and affordable, TranscribeMe has
revolutionized the transcription sphere with a self-service portal, a
recording and transcription mobile app, and a simple-to-build API, all of
which boast superior 98-100% accuracy. The TranscribeMe and MindSwarms
partnership provides searchable and shareable video consumer feedback quickly.

MindSwarms is an online, qualitative market research platform used by
researchers, agencies, and marketers to generate video insights by inviting
desired demographic groups to answer targeted questions from wherever they are
via smartphone/tablet, alleviating the need to bring participants to one
physical location and allowing for a more authentic commentary. All research
studies by MindSwarms are quick-strike: domestic studies are turned around in
7 days; international studies in 14. Only TranscribeMe's transcription service
was fast and accurate enough to fit MindSwarms' needs. Adding to the growing
suite of MindSwarms analysis tools, researchers are now able to easily search
consumer video responses at a glance.

"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," says
Bethanie Krogstad, Vice President of Sales for TranscribeMe. "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."

Says Kalara Schuster, VP of Sales and Marketing for MindSwarms, "We are
constantly in search of ways to enhance the experience for researchers on our
platform – TranscribeMe is one of those great tools. Our clients use the
MindSwarms platform to collect video-based mobile consumer insights quickly,
so the partnership with TranscribeMe means we can integrate transcription
seamlessly and automatically into our online video matrix, adding a written
element to the rich video content."

More information on the MindSwarms/ TranscribeMe partnership can be obtained
from Nathan Pikover, Senior Sales Executive for TranscribeMe.

About MindSwarms

MindSwarms is a disruptive digital market research platform whereby consumers
get paid to answer questions via smartphone/tablet camera or webcam. We're a
dynamic startup based in San Francisco conducting research studies all over
the world, including the US, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Japan, India,
China and Brazil. Clients include Nike, Sonos, Skullcandy, Virgin, Intel,
Pitney-Bowes and Google, to name a few. Our platform allows researchers to get
video feedback from consumers in their home, store, gym, workplace -- you name
it -- fast. See more at or email

About TranscribeMe

TranscribeMe is a new kind of voice-to-text transcription company. Based in
the San Francisco Bay Area and New Zealand, it makes the fast-growing amount
of valuable audio and video content easy to search and analyze, using a hybrid
model of speech processing technology plus a crowd-sourced human transcriber
platform. Industry leaders use this service to convert their audio and video
content into an easily shareable, searchable and profitable format. With
superior confidentiality and accuracy, TranscribeMe's voice-to-text services
allow for on-the-go transcription via their mobile app, as well as perfect
recall and rapid analysis of critical content, including conference speeches,
meeting notes, interviews, sales calls and more. Learn more at

Media Contact:
Nathan Pikover
Senior Sales Executive
TranscribeMe Inc.

SOURCE TranscribeMe

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