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Say Goodbye to Sticky Notes
Capture conversations, wherever they happen

Upload virtual conversation audio or record IRL with our integrated recording device. Our Digital Hearth is purpose-built for capturing and transcribing group conversations.

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Transcription so nice, we do it twice

Two-pass transcription saves you time with extremely accurate and properly attributed interactive transcripts.

Find it fast!

Global search helps you find what you’re looking for across hundreds of hours of audio.

Get the big picture without missing a word.

Automated keyword and topic summaries visualize conversation themes and allow you to trace the threads back to individual voices.

Say Goodbye to Sticky Notes
Deep Listening, Distributed
Connect communities

Share powerful audio from those “not in the room” – creating a focal point for openness, honesty and self-reflection.

When the conversation ends, the work is just beginning

Invite your participants into the sensemaking process to highlight, comment, and share the moments that stayed with them.

Build transparency and trust

You can choose to open up your entire conversation collection with sense-making tools that allow audiences to dig deeper. Check out this example from United Way of Dane County, WI

Extend the conversation into your storytelling

Embed conversation excerpts within your own website, post highlights on social media, or download the audio for your next podcast.

Deep Listening, Distributed
Conversation Organizing Made Easy
No need for outside apps

Event scheduling and conversation tools allow you to begin your outreach from the same platform where conversation-sharing will take place.

All the legalese without attorney fees

Integrated consent management minimizes your paperwork while ensuring everyone knows what they’re agreeing to. We’ve thought through all of the legal gotchas so you don’t have to.

You control your privacy settings

Flexible sharing options allow you to share collections, conversations, and highlights with the appropriate audience. Keep conversations private, share with your team, or make them fully public on our platform.

Conversation Organizing Made Easy
Community Conversations at Scale
Expand Your Audience

Local Voices Network offers a collection of publicly searchable and informative community conversations. By contributing, your projects reach a wide audience of community organizations and research institutions.

Leverage Existing Conversations

Glean insights and perspectives from a wider array of voices by tapping into conversations hosted by other LVN members. Our growing collection contains conversations from neighborhoods and affinity groups around the country.

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We’re gathering a community of forward-thinking community engagers. Learn more about the Local Voices Network

Community Conversations at Scale