Talking vs typing. What does the future hold for speech?

It is clear that we’re living in a speech revolution, with the advent of Virtual Personal Assistants (VPAs – or more commonly recognised as Siri and Alexa) allowing us to communicate with our computers and phones more efficiently through our own voices. But will talking ever overtake typing? Some experts think it will, and sooner […]

22/03/2018

Speechmatics take on the French Alps

A group from the Speechmatics team swapped their desks with the snowy French Alps last week as they embarked on a team ski trip. On arrival to Nice the team were met with lots of rain and fog – certainly not a winning combination when it comes to skiing – nevertheless, the team was resilient. […]

13/03/2018

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

Zero to ASR in 3 simple steps

Like many people you may have assumed that deploying your own speech recognition system is difficult and complex, but it’s time to rethink that. Speechmatics is a leading ASR provider and we are making deploying a complete automatic speech recognition system about as simple as it can get, giving you back control and the freedom […]

13/12/2017

Liquid Voice is first to market with industry-leading contact centre quality monitoring service using Speechmatics technology

For any company dealing with high volumes of customer interactions, cost has always been a crucial decision-making factor. Traditional automated systems have always been cheaper in the long run than manually operated systems, but they have often been extremely limited, as they are unable to accurately understand the tone and moods of customers. This significantly […]

25/07/2017

How big is the gap between academic and commercial speech recognition systems?

Speech recognition has been making a lot of noise in the last few years, both academically and commercially. Let’s begin with commercial. Many big companies have begun launching their own voice assistants, such as Apple Siri, Microsoft Cortana, Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Speech is the biggest form of communication used by humans but due […]

02/06/2017

Unlocking the power of machine learning

Machine learning is the cornerstone of many technologies we use every day; without it we would be interacting with computers as we did 20 years ago – using them to compute things. With the advent of more powerful processors, we can harness this computing power and enable the machines to start to learn for themselves. […]

27/04/2017

Japanese language launched on world-leading Speechmatics ASR platform

Speechmatics today released it’s Japanese language pack to our cloud-based and on-premise Speech Recognition platform. Proving again the power and flexibility of the Auto-Auto language creation framework, releasing Japanese underlines our commitment to deliver broad language coverage to our rapidly expanding new and existing customer base. Misquoting Orwell: “All languages are equal, but some languages are […]

04/01/2017

Speechmatics ranked as a fastest-growing company on Deloitte 2016 Technology Fast 500 EMEA list

Percent revenue growth 502% attributed to developing a highly accurate speech recognition system in multiple languages Cambridge, United Kingdom, 12th December 2016 — Speechmatics today announced it was ranked as one of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ EMEA list, a ranking of the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in […]

12/12/2016

Speechmatics now supports Romanian

Speechmatics delivers another new language to the fold, by releasing support for Romanian. This takes our released languages count now to sixteen, with many more languages either in beta or in development. One of the many pleasures of working with languages is taking the opportunity to explore the history of the language you are working […]

04/12/2016

     

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