GoLocalise offers Samoan transcription services for audio and video files for business and individual purposes. Our expert team of transcribers will create a text version of your video or audio file, and we can also translate and/or voice over your transcript.
We are your reliable Samoan transcription company!
No, this isn’t a trick question and you might be surprised how many people get this wrong. In simple terms, transcription is the process of listening to audiovisual content and writing down what is heard.
Seems simple enough, so what exactly is the part that confuses people?
We used GoLocalise to voice several of our films in Vietnamese. The service was friendly and professional. Being able to attend the recording sessions gave me confidence; the sound engineer had taken a lot of time to familiarise himself with our films and scripts, and the voice talents were incredibly competent and good at adapting to any changes in the scripts as we recorded. The whole process was incredibly smooth and I felt in safe hands.
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Many people confuse transcription with translation.
If you need a text version of your audiovisual content in a language which is different to the original language of your source material then you need translation (which, by the way, we can also help you with).
If you’re simply in need of a written transcript in the same language as your original audiovisual materials, that is transcription and you’re in the right place.
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The answer to that is that many people confuse transcription with translation. If you need a text version of your audiovisual content in a language which is different to the original language of your source material then you need translation (which, by the way, we can also help you with).
If you’re simply in need of a written transcript in the same language as your original audiovisual materials, that is a transcription service and you’re in the right place.
Yes, and no. GoLocalise specialises in anything audiovisual so of course if you’re in need of a full subtitling service we can absolutely help with that too, and in fact transcription is an integral part of the process when creating a same-language subtitle file.
The main difference here would be that subtitling also requires very precise technological know-how so that the resultant subtitles follow subtitling conventions and don’t prove to be distracting to the viewer.
A transcription by default won’t necessarily follow these guidelines and is better suited for other purposes, such as the ones listed above.
So, whatever your reason for transcribing your audio or video content in Samoan, we’re happy to help.
Whether it’s to make your Samoan podcast more accessible to people with hearing impairments, for use as a starting point for a video localisation project, or for any other reason, our experience in these fields has made us the top choice for clients all over the world who want to get more out of their audiovisual content.
Our transcriptionists specialise transcribing Samoan content, but also other audiovisual content from many other languages, consistently ensuring high-quality results.
Leave your project to the experts at GoLocalise so that you can relax and be assured of getting top-notch results
Every single detail will be analysed, studied and looked after so that you do not need to worry.
Some would say it’s not too classy to blow our own trumpet… but we just like to point out two very important details.
We have achieved ISO 9001 Quality Management certification in recognition of our consistent performance and high standards, and ISO 14001 Environmental Management because we care about our planet!
And if you are still curious and want to know more about us, why not have a look at our studio page.
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Don’t leave your important communication to chance. Make sure your message is clearly understood by your audience and choose GoLocalise for your next voice over project. Check out our latest case studies.
We have thousands of passionate and professional voice over artists ready to work with you. Meet some of them in our blog stories.
No matter the type of voice you are looking for, we’ll either have it in our books or find it and source it for you. We’ll organise a casting and ensure you get the perfect voice to suit your needs.
You will also benefit from having your own dedicated project manager – a single point of contact – to guide you through your project, answer any questions you may have and make things a whole lot easier.
Your project will be in the safe hands of one of our multilingual project managers. They will guide you through every step and ensure you understand the process.
Our industry has a tendency to use lots of technical jargon but your dedicated project manager will be on-hand to untangle the mess and explain all you need to know to ensure you only pay for what you need.
If you need help in choosing the right voice over talent to deliver your message then just ask your project manager.
From booking our voice over recording studios to ensuring you project is delivered on time in your chosen media, relax and let your experienced project manager take care of everything.
You will receive unparalleled attention to detail and customer focus at competitive prices. You’ll wish everything was as easy as a GoLocalise voice over agency!
Your most discerning customers will thank you for choosing our modern state-of-the-art recording studios. Every detail has been carefully thought through for your comfort, leaving you to simply focus on what matters most – the voice over session.
Your recordings will sound beautiful and crystal clear thanks to our high-end studio sound-proofing and audio equipment, i.e. ProTools HD and Neumann microphones.
Maximise your budget by reducing the need for retakes with the help of our experienced in-house sound engineers who will professionally capture and edit your audio.
And for those recordings in languages which neither you nor your client speak, we’ll bring a qualified pro to your session to add that essential ingredient.
To make you feel right at home, we provide high-speed Wi-Fi Internet and air-con is available. And last but not least, we have the biggest cookie jar you’ve ever seen, that’ll make your custom brew taste even sweeter!
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Samoan, also known as Gagana Samoa, is the language spoken by the Samoan people, who primarily reside in the islands of Samoa and American Samoa in the South Pacific. It is an Austronesian language and is closely related to other Polynesian languages such as Hawaiian, Tahitian, and Maori.
The Samoan language holds great cultural significance to the Samoan people. It is not only a means of communication but also a vehicle for preserving their rich traditions, customs, and oral history. The language is deeply intertwined with Samoan identity and is considered a symbol of national pride.
Samoan is characterized by its unique phonology, grammar, and vocabulary. It has a relatively small phonemic inventory, consisting of a set of consonants and vowels. The language is known for its melodic and rhythmic nature, with an emphasis on long vowels and syllable timing. Samoan also has a system of glottal stops, indicated by an apostrophe, which can significantly alter the meaning of words.
In recent years, there has been a growing demand for Samoan voice-over services. Voice-over refers to the process of recording and providing audio content in a specific language for various purposes such as commercials, films, documentaries, e-learning modules, and more. Samoan voice-over allows businesses and organizations to reach the Samoan-speaking audience and connect with them on a deeper level.
Samoan voice-over artists play a crucial role in accurately conveying the intended message while preserving the cultural nuances of the language. They possess a deep understanding of the Samoan language’s intonation, rhythm, and expressions, ensuring that the audio content resonates with the target audience. Whether it’s a heartfelt narration, a captivating advertisement, or an informative video, Samoan voice-over adds an authentic touch that engages the listeners.
The availability of professional Samoan voice-over services has contributed to the promotion of Samoan language and culture on a global scale. It allows Samoan communities living outside of Samoa to maintain a connection with their heritage and language. Additionally, it enables non-Samoan individuals to appreciate and experience the beauty of the Samoan language through various media platforms.
As the demand for multicultural content continues to grow, the significance of Samoan voice-over services becomes more prominent. It serves as a bridge between cultures, promoting understanding, and fostering inclusivity. By embracing the power of language and communication, Samoan voice-over contributes to the preservation and celebration of the Samoan language in the modern world.