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20/08/2016

Speechmatics release Dutch language capability

Speechmatics celebrate what was one of the most exciting finals of the Rio Olympics, the Team GB win over the Netherlands at Hockey, by releasing our brand new Dutch language capability. In common with the plethora of new language capability delivered by Speechmatics over the last few months, our Dutch language was created using Auto-Auto, ...Read more

05/08/2016

Speechmatics release Portuguese, to coincide with Rio hosting the greatest sporting tournament in the world

Continuing with our commitment to release a new language every two weeks, Speechmatics is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Portuguese. According to a recent Bloomberg ranking, Portuguese is recognised as the sixth most useful language for business, being the official language of 8 countries and spoken by over 220,000,000 native speakers and over ...Read more

14/07/2016

Speechmatics deliver French language capability from the top of Mont Ventoux during the Tour de France

To coincide with the world’s greatest cycle race, Speechmatics today announced the immediate availability of French to our rapidly expanding peloton of language capability. Ricardo Herreros-Symons, Sales Director at Speechmatics, willingly interrupted his holiday to help us launch French from the top of Mont Ventoux, one of the high-points of the Tour de France, quite ...Read more

04/07/2016

Speechmatics release new German language capability, the latest in the rapidly expanding inventory of supported languages

Speechmatics Auto-Auto responds to market demands for new languages. Speechmatics’ recent release of the Auto-Auto framework continues to create exciting new capability for the Speechmatics platform, delivering German to our line-up of new languages. Neil MacDonald, Chief Revenue Officer, commented “German represents the latest in a continuous and accelerating delivery roadmap of language capability. This ...Read more

13/06/2016

Double reason for Spain to celebrate. Speechmatics release Spanish language pack

Congratulations to Spain and Pique for a great start to their Euro2016 campaign. A cause for a double celebration as Speechmatics releases to market our Spanish language pack. Continuing our relentless drive of bringing a new language to market every two weeks, we are pleased to release our Spanish language pack for use in our ...Read more

30/05/2016

Speechmatics releases Australian English in time for England RFU tour down-under

Speechmatics wishes England RFU well for their upcoming Australian tour and announces availability of Australian English language capability in our Speech Recognition service as a show of support for Australian – English relations. With the England RFU tour of Australia about to kick-off, Speechmatics wishes to offer our heartfelt best wishes to Dylan Hartley and ...Read more

04/05/2016

Speechmatics are pleased to announce ground-breaking language creation technology, Auto-Auto

Auto-Auto is a ground-breaking new framework to support the building of languages for use in Automatic Speech Recognition. This technology will enable the rapid creation and continuous improvement of any language or variants of existing languages, to support specific use-cases such as regional dialects, industry domains or accents. Dr Tom Ash, Speech Recognition Director at ...Read more

02/05/2016

Speechmatics unveils Universal Time Alignment system

Speechmatics releases Universal Time Alignment, our language-independent forced-alignment service to match words in text files to their counterparts in audio files, accurately and automatically delivering improved content discoverability, in any language! The R&D team at Speechmatics have used their deep learning expertise to create a highly accurate and automated system for aligning audio to text.  ...Read more

11/04/2016

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). ...Read more

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