Detecting the pattern of speech

By now it is pretty obvious that speech recognition is taking over the world, and so long as it doesn’t go all Hal 9000 on us, then the future looks very interactive. The promise of a world where light, TVs and coffee machines can be activated without touch has already been realised. But this is […]

26/01/2017

Speechmatics 3.2.1 Released

Speechmatics is happy to announce the release of its latest update to its transcription service, Speechmatics 3.2.1.  We have upgraded how we represent acronyms and numbers, so you’re more likely to get digits in your transcripts now (this is 2016 after all, not twenty fifteen).

11/04/2016

Speechmatics 3.1 Released

Speechmatics is happy to announce the release of its latest update to its transcription service, Speechmatics 3.1. We have upgraded our language models to improve our performance on short utterances and the starts of longer utterances.  We have also localised to en-US / en-GB spellings, so en-GB mode will be in colour, whereas en-US will […]

30/10/2015

Tony Robinson at ReworkDL

Our founder and CTO Tony Robinson took the Rework Deep Learning summit by storm, talking about how Neural Nets are revolutionising speech recognition.  One audience member was so impressed they gave us their artists impression…

25/09/2015

Speechmatics 3.0 Released

Speechmatics is happy to announce the release of its latest update to its transcription service, Speechmatics 3.0.  The core engine has been revamped using recent advances in neural net architectures, resulting in better accuracy and faster turnaround.

03/08/2015

Speechmatics 2.3 Released

Speechmatics is happy to announce the release of its latest update, Speechmatics 2.3. The update provides general updates as well as increasing stability further, helping improve overall performance and speed.

09/06/2015

Speechmatics Recruit Chief Revenue Officer to Lead Commercial Expansion

Speechmatics are pleased to announce Neil MacDonald has joined us as Chief Revenue Officer. Neil has enjoyed a long and successful career in the speech-tech industry having served at senior management levels within major industry players including Nuance, SVOX, iSpeech and HP. More recently he led the B2B sales team at SwiftKey, the latest British […]

01/05/2015

Speechmatics Shown to be World’s Most Accurate Speech Engine

An in-depth assessment of ASR engines by one of our key clients showed that Speechmatics has the most accurate speech recognition engine on the market. The company assessed the word error rate (WER) of 11 speech providers on a 400min audio test that contained mixed content from religion, finance, contact centres, conference calls and webinars; […]

01/02/2015

Speechmatics 2.2 Released

After much work, Speechmatics have released an updated version of it’s speech recognition engine. New features include an 8 kHz model as well as overall improved accuracy and turnaround time.

15/01/2015

Speechmatics 2.1 Released

We are pleased to announce the latest release of our Speechmatics engine. Version 2.1 shows increases in accuracy of more than 20% on many files, especially on “tougher” material. Transcriptions should also arrive faster across the board.

28/10/2014

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