Las Vegas skyline with buildings and blue skies for Speechmatics and w3w partnership

what3words and Speechmatics® have partnered so more people can enter their what3words address by voice in their own language

The what3words Voice API powered by Speechmatics offers a single API service combining automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology with in-built what3words post-processing to enable more people to speak what3words addresses to voice-controlled devices. what3words has released a new end-to-end speech recognition and post-processing API, in conjunction with Speechmatics, at the VOICE Live From CES® in […]

08/01/2020

Speechmatics team at the AI Summit in New York

Showcasing machine learning research at the AI Summit in New York

Last week, some of the Speechmatics team attended the AI Summit 2019 in New York with a booth to showcase our latest developments in machine learning as well as taking part in a panel session about how speech technology is evolving. The AI Summit brings together a cross-section of the most influential stakeholders from across […]

20/12/2019

Vonage and Speechmatics forge partnership to improve customer experience in contact center

Speechmatics and Vonage partner to offer real-time transcription to customers

Speechmatics, leaders in machine learning and automatic speech recognition (ASR), is partnering with Vonage to provide real-time transcription to joint customers. The partnership improves customer experience (CX) by turning omnichannel customer interactions into valuable insights. Analytics and interaction history reports from phone calls improve future customer interactions and adds simplicity to call management. To compete […]

18/12/2019

why is Siri and Alexa so good but my automatic captions so bad

Why is Siri and Alexa so good, but my automatic captions so bad?

There seem to be new technologies and new implementations of existing technology every day. Video is also growing. 78% Of people are watching videos online every week, and it’s only going to increase. It’s estimated that 82% Of the world’s internet traffic will be video by 2022.   With these rapid advances in technology, combined […]

16/12/2019

skyline of brno and cambridge used for launching of new Speechmatics offices

Speechmatics launches Czech Republic office

A brief history of my role at Speechmatics In 2014, I joined Speechmatics as an intern in Cambridge which was set to last just a couple of months. Back then I was doing my PhD on Recurrent Neural Network Language Modeling (RNNLMs), focusing on their GPU acceleration, something that Speechmatics had already done themselves. My […]

20/11/2019

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4 benefits of voice to text technology for media companies

What is voice to text technology? The rise in machine learning and artificial intelligence has given power to the capabilities of voice to text technology like never before. Previously, the technology has been overlooked due to low accuracy levels and high prices. Now its application has become widespread and is becoming the go-to technology for […]

19/11/2019

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4 uses of speech recognition technology for media companies

Speech recognition technology – an overview Speech recognition technology has been around for some time, with research going back to the 50s and 60s. It wasn’t until the 80s that modern systems started being used such as recurrent neural networks and Hidden Markov Models (HMMs). In fact, Speechmatics’ Founder, Dr Tony Robinson pioneered the approach […]

06/11/2019

Show floor at AI World in Boston

Is artificial intelligence (AI) just a buzzword?

AI World AI ­– or artificial intelligence ­– has been a buzzword for the past few years, and we’re beginning to wonder if the industry is starting to tire of it. So, we headed to AI World in Boston to find out. Now in its fourth year, AI World Conference and Expo is the industry’s largest independent […]

28/10/2019

Skyline of Denver, Brno and Chennai for Speechmatics investment announcement

Speechmatics raises £6.35 million to fund global expansion

Speechmatics, the leader in machine learning and automatic speech recognition, has raised £6.35m in Series A funding led by AlbionVC; IQ Capital followed on in this round along with several angel investors. Speechmatics has built one of the most accurate speech recognition technology engines in the world. The technology is currently available in 29 languages, […]

21/10/2019

John Birch Strategy & Business Development Manager at Screen Systems

Subtitling, Captioning and Artificial Intelligence

The production of captions and subtitles is a creative activity with a clear relationship to speech and linguistics. The use of automated speech recognition (ASR) systems based upon ‘artificial intelligence’ (AI) has created possibilities for producing captions and subtitles that did not previously exist. There are general aspects that arise from using ASR that will […]

24/09/2019

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