SpeechLive Help

Use SpeechLive via web browser

  1. Make sure that your administrator has added you as a new workflow user to your SpeechLive account. You will receive an activation email including all necessary steps that are also covered in the Account activation section.

    Note

    If you signed up for a SpeechLive trial account, your administrator account is also an author account.

  2. Go to login.speechlive.com to log in to your SpeechLive account.

  3. After logging in, go to the Dictations tab of SpeechLive.

  4. Click on Start new recording Record_DD_hover_icon.png in the toolbar to start a new recording.

  5. Finish the recording by clicking on Finish Finish-dictation_icon.png in the toolbar.

  6. Depending on your settings, you can now:

    1. Send the dictation to a transcriptionist:

      1. All finished dictations are automatically marked as Transcription pending.

      2. Add a user for a new transcriptionist:

        • Navigate to the Workflow tab.

        • Click on the Add new user icon csm_Add-user_icon_935d897f6c.png in the toolbar.

        • Fill out all necessary fields. The Add user section covers this process in more detail.

        • After the transcriptionist activated their account, the status in the account list will change from Invited to Activated.

      3. Make sure to link an author account to the account of a transcriptionist:

        • Navigate to the Workflow tab.

        • Click on Settings csm_Cogwheel_icon_03ea8d6b63.png in the toolbar.

        • Choose Workflow relationships to link an author to a transcriptionist.

        • The Creating relationships section covers this process in more detail.

        Note

        Adding new users and linking accounts is only available for SpeechLive administrators. Contact your SpeechLive administrator if you don't have access to the workflow tab. The Administrator section additionally covers topics specific to administrators.

      4. Transcriptionists linked to an author account automatically receive all dictations of the author.

    2. Send the dictation to the transcription service:

      1. Select a dictation in the dictation list.

      2. Click on Send to transcription service Send-to-TS_icon.png in the toolbar. Your dictation will be transcribed by (human) transcriptionists. The Transcription service section covers this in more details.

    3. Send the dictation to speech recognition:

      1. Select a dictation in the dictation list.

      2. Click on Send to speech recognition Send-to-SR_icon.png in the toolbar to send your dictation to the automated (machine) speech recognition. The Speech recognition section covers this process in more details.