Speech Recognition

07/06/2017

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 ...Read more

02/06/2017

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 ...Read more

10/02/2017

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

04/01/2017

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 ...Read more

14/12/2016

10,000 sign-ups

Speechmatics have achieved an important milestone in our mission to be the world-leading provider of cloud and on-premises speech technologies. We have reached a 10,000 active user count for our cloud-based speech recognition and time alignment service. With users ranging from the largest multinational corporations, governments, universities and charities, who transcribe anything from telephone calls to ...Read more

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