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 […]

23/11/2018

Red Bee Media, partners with Speechmatics to make broadcasting more accessible

With over 900 million, or one in ten, people estimated to suffer from disabling hearing loss by 2050, it is now more important than ever for all producers of video content to make sure accessibility remains top of mind. Red Bee Media, Access Services, specialises in delivering accessible content to make sure that people with […]

15/11/2018

Pumpkin carving and marshmallow toasting for Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust

Last week, the Speechmatics team took part in some fun activities in aid of our charity of the year, Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust. The team raised money carving pumpkins for Halloween and enjoying an early finish on Friday with a themed bonfire night including beer, toasted marshmallows and sparklers. We are excited to announce that the […]

07/11/2018

Making broadcast captioning accessible with ASR

Read the article featured in The Broadcast Bridge detailing Speechmatics’ partnership with Red Bee Media, part for Ericsson, in a bid to make broadcast captioning accessible with Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR). Red Bee Media has introduced Speechmatics’ highly accurate ASR technology to apply captions to video content for online and social more efficiently and more […]

11/10/2018

Can we trust voice activated technology?

Read the article from The Jackal whereby Speechmatics’ CEO, Benedikt von Thuengen goes head to head against Matt Burgess of WIRED UK, arguing for the case that voice activated technology can be trusted. Benedikt explains that new regulation and compliance makes people’s data much more protected than it has been before and details the value […]

09/10/2018

What does the future hold for Automatic Speech Recognition?

Speech technology has progressed rapidly over the past 5-10 years due to the rise of graphics processing and cloud computing, but how do we keep this momentum up and continue to progress Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) further in the future? I was recently in Hyderabad, India at Interspeech, the largest dedicated speech conference in the […]

08/10/2018

Red Bee Media creates live automatic subtitling system

Read the article by Broadcast Now which details Speechmatics’ recent partnership with Red Bee Media, part of Ericsson, in a bid to make more unregulated content accessible to a wider audience. Tom Wootton, Product Manager at Red Bee Media, said: “We are constantly on the lookout for ways to optimise and improve our processes. Our […]

20/09/2018

Inspirational Woman: Katherine Codlin | Founder, Cambridge Women in Tech

Read the feature from We Are The City which describes one of Speechmatics’ employees, Katherine Codlin, as an inspiration. Katherine is the founder of Cambridge Women in Tech, a Cambridge-based network for people who are interested in furthering the roles of women in STEM across the UK.

18/09/2018

Red Bee Media partners with Speechmatics for new live automatic subtitling solution

Read the article by SVG Europe detailing Red Bee Media’s partnership announcement with Speechmatics. The partnership aims to make more unregulated content accessible to a wider audience. Graham Wilkinson, presentation and content manager at Channel 4 said: “Red Bee Media has been a key partner in helping break new ground in broadcasting accessibility. The introduction […]

10/09/2018

Red Bee Media, Speechmatics partner on subtitling solution for social media

Read the article by TVB Europe about how Red Bee Media have partnered with Speechmatics to create a new live automated subtitling solution for social media and other unregulated channels. The solution will use automatic speech recognition technology (ASR) and channel it through Red Bee Media’s bespoke Subito Live subtitling platform which includes sophisticated formatting […]

07/09/2018