Data security for e-compliance

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

Show floor at AI World in Boston

Is artificial intelligence (AI) just a buzzword?

AI World AI ­– or artificial intelligence ­– has been a buzzword for the past few years, and we’re beginning to wonder if the industry is starting to tire of it. So, we headed to AI World in Boston to find out. Now in its fourth year, AI World Conference and Expo is the industry’s largest independent […]

28/10/2019

Skyline of Denver, Brno and Chennai for Speechmatics investment announcement

Speechmatics raises £6.35 million to fund global expansion

Speechmatics, the leader in machine learning and automatic speech recognition, has raised £6.35m in Series A funding led by AlbionVC; IQ Capital followed on in this round along with several angel investors. Speechmatics has built one of the most accurate speech recognition technology engines in the world. The technology is currently available in 29 languages, […]

21/10/2019

John Birch Strategy & Business Development Manager at Screen Systems

Subtitling, Captioning and Artificial Intelligence

The production of captions and subtitles is a creative activity with a clear relationship to speech and linguistics. The use of automated speech recognition (ASR) systems based upon ‘artificial intelligence’ (AI) has created possibilities for producing captions and subtitles that did not previously exist. There are general aspects that arise from using ASR that will […]

24/09/2019

Speechmatics team at IBC showcasing Advanced Punctuation feature for use in speech to text transcription

Speechmatics brings Advanced Punctuation to IBC 2019

The largest media show in Europe Last week, the Speechmatics team were in Amsterdam for IBC 2019. IBC is the world’s most influential media, entertainment and technology show attracting over 57,000 attendees and 1,700 exhibitors. Feature-rich speech technology This year, Speechmatics showcased the recently launched Advanced Punctuation feature for use in speech-to-text transcription. The feature […]

23/09/2019

Speechmatics and Limecraft partner to help producers and distributors expand their target audiences by providing subtitles

Speechmatics and Limecraft partner to help producers and distributors expand their target audiences

 Easily create closed captions and translated subtitles using Limecraft Flow Speechmatics, leaders in machine learning and automatic speech recognition (ASR), is partnering with cloud-based video production workflow provider, Limecraft, to automatically produce same-language and translated subtitles for audio-visual material. The partnership leads to significant cost-savings for producers and distributors, and dramatically increases the value of […]

03/09/2019

Advanced Punctuation in action, adding punctuation into transcript

Speechmatics launches Advanced Punctuation to transform the usability of transcripts

The Advanced Punctuation feature delivers highly accurate placements of full stops, commas, question marks and exclamation marks. Speechmatics, the Cambridge-based leaders in machine learning and automatic speech recognition (ASR), today announces Advanced Punctuation, the first heavyweight, scaled-up punctuation model on the market for use in transcription. With the Advanced Punctuation feature, Speechmatics can deliver highly […]

22/08/2019

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