Speech Recognition


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 ...Read more


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


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 ...Read more


The language of Romance

When we hear Catalan nowadays we think of Barcelona, of Gaudí, of Miró and the strange sounding language with hints of Spanish that so many Barcelona dwellers speak – and this makes us question why we bothered learning Spanish at school. However, the breadth and depth of Catalan stretches much further than that. It is ...Read more


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 ...Read more
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