Machine Learning


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 ...Read more


Speechmatics closes growth funding round from leading tech investors

Speechmatics (, the Cambridge-based speech technology company, has received investment from multiple leading investors to accelerate the commercial roll-out of its products. Founded by Chief Technology Officer Dr Tony Robinson, who pioneered PhD research into Recurrent Neural Networks in the 1980s, Speechmatics has developed a unique machine learning technology to harness the full potential of ...Read more


Speechmatics release new German language capability, the latest in the rapidly expanding inventory of supported languages

Speechmatics Auto-Auto responds to market demands for new languages. Speechmatics’ recent release of the Auto-Auto framework continues to create exciting new capability for the Speechmatics platform, delivering German to our line-up of new languages. Neil MacDonald, Chief Revenue Officer, commented “German represents the latest in a continuous and accelerating delivery roadmap of language capability. This ...Read more


Speechmatics are pleased to announce ground-breaking language creation technology, Auto-Auto

Auto-Auto is a ground-breaking new framework to support the building of languages for use in Automatic Speech Recognition. This technology will enable the rapid creation and continuous improvement of any language or variants of existing languages, to support specific use-cases such as regional dialects, industry domains or accents. Dr Tom Ash, Speech Recognition Director at ...Read more


Speechmatics unveils Universal Time Alignment system

Speechmatics releases Universal Time Alignment, our language-independent forced-alignment service to match words in text files to their counterparts in audio files, accurately and automatically delivering improved content discoverability, in any language! The R&D team at Speechmatics have used their deep learning expertise to create a highly accurate and automated system for aligning audio to text.  ...Read more

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