Speechmatics

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

22/03/2017

Keeping it real-time at SXSW

We have attended our fair range of conferences across the world and in numerous different markets. However, it is safe to say, that South by South West, SXSW or simply South By, was one of the most eclectic and most enjoyable. Upon arriving we were informed that the mantra for the city is ‘keeping Austin ...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

06/01/2017

Speechmatics closes growth funding round from leading tech investors

Speechmatics (https://www.speechmatics.com), 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

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

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