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28/02/2019

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. ...Read more

29/01/2019

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 ...Read more

Automatic Speech Recognition for real-world applications

On Wednesday 23 January, I ran a Webinar discussing Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) for real-world applications. I really wanted to explain about some of the common misconceptions when using this technology within the industry. Accuracy is an obvious measure for speech recognition and the use of word error rate (WER) is considered to be the ...Read more

24/12/2018

The Return of Hackamatics

Speechmatics hosted its very own Hackathon in a bid to get the team’s creative juices flowing before the holiday season. Hackamatics is a sprint-like event lasting three days whereby teams collaborate intensively over unique projects. Traditionally, a Hackathon focuses on software projects, however, Hackamatics is open to all sorts of wonderful and bizarre endeavours both ...Read more

17/12/2018

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 ...Read more

23/11/2018

Speechmatics row 229km for ACT Charity

The Speechmatics team hosted its very own sponsored Rowathon for our charity of the year, Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT). The team raised sponsorship money from friends and family with a target to row 135km, the equivalent distance of Oxford to Cambridge. After lots of hard work, motivational music, oranges, Haribo’s and protein bars, the team ...Read more

15/11/2018

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, ...Read more

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