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How to accurately benchmark speech technology providers

Speech-to-text accuracy (also discussed as word error rate or WER) and the number of languages supported are often quoted benchmarks when comparing speech-to-text products. But when looking at benchmarking from an operational perspective, there are many other factors that come into play that can make an integration exercise either very simple or much harder than […]

05/06/2019

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 and Tedial Partner to Provide Fully Integrated MAM with Automatic Speech Recognition Technology

Tedial’s award-winning SMARTLIVE solution and Speechmatics’ ASR technology provide sports and live event broadcasters with sophisticated speech-to-text tools for enriched content and maximized efficiency. Speechmatics, the Cambridge-based leaders in machine learning and Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), has today announced its technology partnership with the leading independent MAM technology solutions specialist, Tedial. Incorporating Speechmatics’ industry-leading ASR […]

27/03/2019

Speechmatics updates speech-to-text accuracy

Read the article from TVB Europe, detailing Speechmatics’ Next Generation of Languages update that aims to improve accuracy across many of its core languages for use in speech-to-text transcription. Internal testing showed an increase in accuracy of up to 16 percent for Global English and many of its core languages. TVB Europe

06/12/2018

A new starter Software Development Engineer at Speechmatics

A day in the life of a Software Development Engineer at Speechmatics is always varied. Having joined the Engineering team only 7 months ago, I’ve already been involved in a number of different projects, being exposed to many new learnings and new experiences which has been a very positive and enjoyable experience so far. More […]

05/11/2018

System Architecture at Speechmatics

System architecture can mean so many things when it comes to software, especially in a fast-paced industry like speech technology. So, what is it like being a System Architect for Speechmatics? My goal is to reliably deliver world-class Automatic Speech Recognition technology that runs efficiently on everything from small devices in meeting rooms, partner appliances […]


Speechmatics announces Red Bee Media partnership and launches Sounds Feature at IBC

Speechmatics attended IBC 2018, the world’s most influential media, entertainment and technology show from 14-18 September in Amsterdam. The exhibition showcased cutting-edge technologies built for the media and broadcast industry and attracted over 57,000 attendees and 1,700 exhibitors from 170 countries worldwide. Speechmatics had two exciting announcements leading up to the show, one being a […]

28/09/2018

Speechmatics attend the BBC TextAV hack event in London

Myself and a couple of the team at Speechmatics attended the BBC News Labs and BBC Connected Studio’s TextAV event in London from 18-19 September. TextAV is a two-day working group attracting leading technologists, application developers, and practitioners working in the area of online audio and video, with a particular focus on the use of […]

27/09/2018

Speechmatics and Red Bee Media discuss subtitling perfection at IBC 2018

Speechmatics’ Machine Learning Engineer, Will Williams, teamed up with Red Bee Media’s Emerging Technology Lead in Access Services, Hewson Maxwell, at IBC 2018 to discuss subtitling perfection and whether it will ever be possible using Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) on the IABM Future Trends stage. The presentation comprised of an overview of the challenges we […]

25/09/2018

Speechmatics develop community partnership with ChYpPS to teach kids coding in Cambridge

Speechmatics is pleased to announce a community partnership with Cambridge-based youth group, ChYpPS. The partnership aims to improve the coding skills of children in Cambridge. ChYpPS is a youth group based at Brown’s Field Youth and Community Centre in Arbury and is organised by the Cambridge City Council. ChYpPS stands for Children and Young People’s […]

24/09/2018