Sam Ringer talking about Ethics in AI for learning at work week

Shaping the future of learning and development

Last week, the Speechmatics team were encouraged to take part in Learning at Work Week, with three unique sessions planned in throughout the week. This year, Learning at Work Week coincided with Mental Health Awareness Week and so we took this opportunity to include a workshop focused on mental health. This years’ theme was “Shaping […]

23/05/2019

John Birch Strategy & Business Development Manager at Screen Systems

Accuracy, ASR and Automated Captioning

Accuracy is often quoted and talked about when discussing automatic speech recognition (ASR) and its application to different market areas. ASR accuracy is often quoted as a percentage, but as a percentage of what? The number of correct words? Does that include omissions, punctuation, spelling and grammar errors? A comparison of ASR systems on the […]

20/05/2019

Speechmatics and Frontier helping to teach children coding skills in Cambridge

Frontier and Speechmatics help teach children coding at ChYpPS youth group

Partnership with ChYpPS As part of our ongoing partnership with ChYpPS youth group, last week, a group of volunteers from Speechmatics were joined by Frontier employees to provide a coding workshop for the local children in Cambridge. Having formed a partnership with ChYpPS last year, Speechmatics now attends Brown’s Field Community Centre on a monthly […]

15/05/2019

Man speaking about speech technology at the SpeechTEK conference

Discovering applications of speech technology at SpeechTEK

The conference At the end of April, I went to Washington DC to attend SpeechTEK 2019, the world’s leading speech technology and AI conference. The event was exactly how I’d imagined with tracks covering all aspects of speech technology with leading experts giving keynote talks on delivering and deploying speech technologies in all types of […]

14/05/2019

Subtitling solution for social media

Screen Systems breaks the mould and makes Subtitling accessible to the masses

‘Sasquatch’ Makes Subtitling of Social Media Content Easy for Everyone Sasquatch, a subtitling solution for social media content, launches today, making subtitling accessible to the masses for the very first time. Developed by Screen Systems, the number one provider of subtitling production and delivery systems, and powered by Speechmatics, the Cambridge-based leaders in machine learning […]

07/05/2019

Red Bee Media - Guest Blog

It’s live, it’s genuine and it really does work

‘We should do a genuine, live demo of Automatic Captioning’. That’s what our Head of Technology, Hewson Maxwell, and I said to each other at NAB, the world’s biggest broadcast and media trade show last year. ‘Why on earth did we say that?’ is what we’ve said a few times since. But now, NAB 2019 […]

29/04/2019

Queen's Award for Enterprise

Royal Approval for Speechmatics

Machine Learning and Automatic Speech Recognition Company Wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise Speechmatics, the Cambridge-based leaders in machine learning and automatic speech recognition, can today announce that it has been recognised for outstanding achievement in business by winning a coveted Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Its Automatic Linguist is a 2019 winner in the prestigious Innovation […]

23/04/2019

The Speechmatics team at NAB Show

What happens in Vegas, doesn’t stay in Vegas

Last week, some of the Speechmatics team attended NAB Show in Las Vegas. NAB Show is the largest show for media, entertainment and technology, covering broadcast, TV, radio, production, post production and much more. Arguably our biggest show of the year, we had high expectations and it certainly didn’t disappoint. We showcased our most advanced […]

17/04/2019

Speechmatics and Tedial Partner for ASR/MAM Future

Read the news release from The Broadcast Bridge detailing Speechmatics’ partnership announcement with MAM specialist, Tedial. The combined technologies provide sports and live event broadcasters with sophisticated automatic speech-to-text tools for enriched content and maximised efficiency. The Broadcast Bridge


Speechmatics' Golang Meetup, learning about Prometheus

Learning about Prometheus at Speechmatics’ Go Meetup

Last week, Speechmatics welcomed attendees to its offices in Cambridge for our March Go Meetup where we discussed Prometheus. Speechmatics’ Go Meetup is held monthly and is a chance for people interested in Go to get together in Cambridge and learn more about the programming language. The Meetup is open to all knowledge levels and […]

05/04/2019

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