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4 challenges media companies face when adopting speech recognition technology

An overview of speech recognition technology Advances in computing power, graphics processing and cloud computing have given rise to the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to build innovative applications. With their rise in power has come increased hype to the extent where AI and ML have become buzzwords. Many media companies […]

05/02/2020

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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

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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

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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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Can Peppa Pig really educate future generations?

When you think of subtitles – or captions – what springs to mind? That they are useful when you can’t turn the sound up on your phone in a public space? That they provide accessibility and understanding to videos and tv programmes for the deaf or hard of hearing community. Me too… until recently when […]

17/06/2019

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

17/04/2019

Speechmatics to showcase speech recognition powered MAM solutions at NAB 2019

Speechmatics to showcase speech recognition powered MAM solutions at NAB 2019

Speechmatics will be attending NAB Show in Las Vegas from 8-11 April 2019. NAB Show is the largest show for media, entertainment and technology, covering broadcast, TV, radio, production, post production and much more. It is a chance for exhibitors to get together and showcase cutting edge innovations from across the sector. NAB show attracts […]

01/04/2019

     

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