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 […]
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).
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 […]
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 […]
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; […]