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Talking AI at London Tech Week 2019

Last week was London Tech Week, a week that aims to unite tech and talent in a world-class hub of innovation. There were lots of emerging themes for conversation throughout the week, including Connecting Global Markets, Cybersecurity and Digital Transformation. Although all topics provided lots of excitement amongst the Speechmatics team, I had a particular […]

19/06/2019

Speechmatics attend Huawei’s Eco-Connect Europe 2018 in Rome

Last week, I attended Huawei’s European flagship event, Eco-Connect Europe 2018, in Rome. The event attracted over 2,600 attendees listening to world-leading keynote speakers including delegates from Huawei, Orange Cloud for Business and Bosch, and professors from the University of Cambridge, and the University of Zurich. Just as I anticipated, the event did not disappoint, […]

15/11/2018

System Architecture at Speechmatics

System architecture can mean so many things when it comes to software, especially in a fast-paced industry like speech technology. So, what is it like being a System Architect for Speechmatics? My goal is to reliably deliver world-class Automatic Speech Recognition technology that runs efficiently on everything from small devices in meeting rooms, partner appliances […]

05/11/2018

A new starter Software Development Engineer at Speechmatics

A day in the life of a Software Development Engineer at Speechmatics is always varied. Having joined the Engineering team only 7 months ago, I’ve already been involved in a number of different projects, being exposed to many new learnings and new experiences which has been a very positive and enjoyable experience so far. More […]


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

Speechmatics attend Interspeech in Hyderabad, India

Two of the speech team from Speechmatics visited Hyderabad in India last week for the 2018 Interspeech Conference. Held in the state-of-the-art Hyderabad International Convention Centre, the conference brought over 5,000 delegates from around the world. Key objectives were to learn about the latest developments in Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), to discuss current trends, and […]

12/09/2018

Can Artificial Intelligence understand humour?

Read the article written by ‘The Network’ where Will Williams, Machine Learning Engineer at Speechmatics, gives his views on whether Artificial Intelligence can understand humour. The Network

09/08/2018

Speech recognition revolutionising technology at MWC 2018

Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress (or MWC for short) is the largest mobile event of the year, with more than 2,400 companies showcasing pioneering products and services across a massive 120,000 net square metres of exhibition space. In the past, MWC has facilitated the launch of the latest smartphones, tablets and wearables as well as revealing […]

09/03/2018

Speech technology wins first place at Cambridge Independent’s Entrepreneurial Science Technology Awards

Speechmatics has won the race to best AI scale-up in Cambridge at the Cambridge Independent Entrepreneurial Science Technology Awards 2017. The award recognises the rapid growth of the company over the last 6 months and the quality of the technology itself. Speechmatics has doubled in size in the last yearwith the ambition of growing at […]

26/09/2017

What does AI and machine learning actually mean?

I recently read an article on how language led to the Artificial Intelligence revolution and the evolution of machine learning and it got me thinking. To start it’s good to know and understand what we are talking about. Wikipedia says ‘Artificial Intelligence (AI) is intelligence exhibited by machines. In computer science, the field of AI research defines itself as the study […]

07/06/2017