Speechmatics to attend Enterprise Connect 2019 with partners, Neuraswitch

We’re excited to announce that Speechmatics will be attending this years’ Enterprise Connect Expo in Orlando, Florida from 18-21 March. The event, which focuses mainly on enterprise communications and collaborations, attracts over 200 exhibitors from across the globe. This year, Speechmatics is exhibiting with partners and leading customer experience platform provider, Neuraswitch. Speechmatics will be […]

11/03/2019

Go-swagger, OpenAPI specs and Kubernetes custom controllers all at our Cambridge Go Meetup

Last week, myself and fellow Speechmatics Software Developer, Waquid Valiya Peedikakkal spoke at the Cambridge Go Meetup hosted by Speechmatics. The Meetup, which is held monthly at Speechmatics’ offices in Cambridge, is a great opportunity to share stories and knowledge with other Developers and Engineers who are either looking to start using Go, or indeed […]

07/03/2019

What value is held in voice data for call centres?

In 1957 Sir Francis Bacon said that “knowledge is power” and 62 years later this sentiment still holds true, with organisations and businesses putting more focus on data gathering initiatives. Organisations are investing huge amounts of time and budget into better understanding their customer’s needs, wants and motivations. This, in turn, enables enhanced engagement with customers […]

01/03/2019

Showcasing the future of a voice revolution at MWC 2019

This week, myself and Katherine attended Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. If you didn’t already know, MWC is the largest mobile event in the world. The show attracts the latest mobile innovations and leading technologies from over 2,400 exhibitors and draws in excess of 107,000 attendees from more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. […]

28/02/2019

A team of Speechmatics volunteers help teach children to code at Cambridge Community Centre

As part of our ongoing partnership, last week, a group of volunteers from Speechmatics went to ChYpPS, a Cambridge-based youth group organised by the Cambridge City Council, to provide a coding workshop for the local children. Last year, Speechmatics and ChYpPS formed a partnership in a bid to improve the coding skills of children in […]

19/02/2019

Why is it difficult to access and fully leverage voice data?

Digital transformation projects and big data analytics are high on the agenda for pretty much all organisations. Data is sometimes compared to oil in terms of its value as a resource. Indeed, in a recent Red Box survey*, more than three quarters (76%) of senior IT executives indicated that they expected to have a ‘Voice […]

18/02/2019

Argo, learn all about the Kubernetes workflow engine

On Thursday 24 January, Speechmatics hosted its 5th Go (Golang) Meetup in Cambridge. The event is a great opportunity to spread the word about Go and help to improve the programming skills and knowledge in the local area. The agenda for the evening included networking, a guest presentation, discussions, a raffle draw for a JetBrains […]

29/01/2019

When in New York

The SVG Summit has attracted over 1,000 industry professionals from across the country and around the world for 13 years. The event focuses on all aspects of sports production, content creation and distribution through keynotes, panel discussions and networking sessions. We were lucky enough to be invited along to speak as part of a panel […]

17/12/2018

Speechmatics attend Huawei’s Eco-Connect Europe 2018 in Rome

Last week, I attended Huawei’s European flagship event, Eco-Connect Europe 2018, in Rome. The event attracted over 2,600 attendees listening to world-leading keynote speakers including delegates from Huawei, Orange Cloud for Business and Bosch, and professors from the University of Cambridge, and the University of Zurich. Just as I anticipated, the event did not disappoint, […]

15/11/2018

System Architecture at Speechmatics

System architecture can mean so many things when it comes to software, especially in a fast-paced industry like speech technology. So, what is it like being a System Architect for Speechmatics? My goal is to reliably deliver world-class Automatic Speech Recognition technology that runs efficiently on everything from small devices in meeting rooms, partner appliances […]

05/11/2018