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30/04/2018

The Great Speechmatics Treasure Hunt

Last week, Speechmatics’ employees took to the streets of Cambridge on a City-wide, riddle solving treasure hunt. Employees were split into equal teams before scouring Cambridge for clues and riddles placed in numerous locations around the City by our very own Pirate Pete… “G’Arghh.” Before the start of The Great Speechmatics Treasure Hunt, teams were ...Read more

24/04/2018

NAB attendees stunned by Custom Dictionary’s astonishing accuracy

Speechmatics exhibited at its very first NAB Show in Las Vegas from 9-12 April. NAB Show is the largest event for the media, entertainment and technology industry, with thousands of professionals showcasing cutting-edge technology throughout the week. The team demonstrated Speechmatics’ new real-time ASR feature, Custom Dictionary. The feature allows users to quickly add context-specific ...Read more

17/04/2018

Speech Technologies – an innovation showcase at Enterprise Connect 2018

Last month, Speechmatics attended Enterprise Connect in North America, the leading conference bringing together vital IT decision makers to discuss topics central to enterprise communications and collaboration. Speechmatics were delighted to be shortlisted as finalists in the ‘Innovation Showcase’ which was focused specifically on speech technologies for 2018. The conference lasted for three days and ...Read more

22/03/2018

Talking vs typing. What does the future hold for speech?

It is clear that we’re living in a speech revolution, with the advent of Virtual Personal Assistants (VPAs – or more commonly recognised as Siri and Alexa) allowing us to communicate with our computers and phones more efficiently through our own voices. But will talking ever overtake typing? Some experts think it will, and sooner ...Read more

09/03/2018

Speech recognition revolutionising technology at MWC 2018

Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress (or MWC for short) is the largest mobile event of the year, with more than 2,400 companies showcasing pioneering products and services across a massive 120,000 net square metres of exhibition space. In the past, MWC has facilitated the launch of the latest smartphones, tablets and wearables as well as revealing ...Read more

16/02/2018

What if your accent didn’t matter?

With the voice revolution upon us there is more controversy than ever around voice and speech recognition technologies. Virtual Personal Assistants – or VPAs – are the most widely adopted consumer products using short form voice recognition technology but they have been criticised lately for several reasons. I want to focus on one key issue ...Read more

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