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Speechmatics adds Chennai office as part of global expansion plans

UK company to make mark as first voice innovation leader in Chennai region Speechmatics, a leader in any context speech recognition has today announced the opening of its second international office in Chennai, India. This marks the arrival of the fast-growing company along with the speech recognition engine that truly allows enterprise to build innovative […]

23/01/2020

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Machine learning is getting BIG (Part I)

Machine learning (ML) is everywhere right now. A cursory look at Google Trends shows how interest has spiked in the past 5 years as it has been applied more widely, and more successfully, to a range of applications. The field has been through a few lean times (sometimes referred to as the AI Winters) where […]


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what3words and Speechmatics® have partnered so more people can enter their what3words address by voice in their own language

The what3words Voice API powered by Speechmatics offers a single API service combining automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology with in-built what3words post-processing to enable more people to speak what3words addresses to voice-controlled devices. what3words has released a new end-to-end speech recognition and post-processing API, in conjunction with Speechmatics, at the VOICE Live From CES® in […]

08/01/2020

Speechmatics team at the AI Summit in New York

Showcasing machine learning research at the AI Summit in New York

Last week, some of the Speechmatics team attended the AI Summit 2019 in New York with a booth to showcase our latest developments in machine learning as well as taking part in a panel session about how speech technology is evolving. The AI Summit brings together a cross-section of the most influential stakeholders from across […]

20/12/2019

Vonage and Speechmatics forge partnership to improve customer experience in contact center

Speechmatics and Vonage partner to offer real-time transcription to customers

Speechmatics, leaders in machine learning and automatic speech recognition (ASR), is partnering with Vonage to provide real-time transcription to joint customers. The partnership improves customer experience (CX) by turning omnichannel customer interactions into valuable insights. Analytics and interaction history reports from phone calls improve future customer interactions and adds simplicity to call management. To compete […]

18/12/2019

why is Siri and Alexa so good but my automatic captions so bad

Why is Siri and Alexa so good, but my automatic captions so bad?

There seem to be new technologies and new implementations of existing technology every day. Video is also growing. 78% Of people are watching videos online every week, and it’s only going to increase. It’s estimated that 82% Of the world’s internet traffic will be video by 2022.   With these rapid advances in technology, combined […]

16/12/2019

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Data security vs the chase for data in automatic speech recognition

The chase for data and data security  It’s no secret that training machine learning models require substantial amounts of data. The same holds true for building and training models for speech recognition engines. Providers of speech recognition are constantly looking for data that can be used to train language models. However, it should always be […]

09/12/2019

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Speechmatics launches Czech Republic office

A brief history of my role at Speechmatics In 2014, I joined Speechmatics as an intern in Cambridge which was set to last just a couple of months. Back then I was doing my PhD on Recurrent Neural Network Language Modeling (RNNLMs), focusing on their GPU acceleration, something that Speechmatics had already done themselves. My […]

20/11/2019

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4 benefits of voice to text technology for media companies

What is voice to text technology? The rise in machine learning and artificial intelligence has given power to the capabilities of voice to text technology like never before. Previously, the technology has been overlooked due to low accuracy levels and high prices. Now its application has become widespread and is becoming the go-to technology for […]

19/11/2019

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4 uses of speech recognition technology for media companies

Speech recognition technology – an overview Speech recognition technology has been around for some time, with research going back to the 50s and 60s. It wasn’t until the 80s that modern systems started being used such as recurrent neural networks and Hidden Markov Models (HMMs). In fact, Speechmatics’ Founder, Dr Tony Robinson pioneered the approach […]

06/11/2019

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