Screen Systems achieves a long-held ambition of live automatic captioning through Speechmatics technology

There has been an increased demand in recent years for instant captioning for live events such as news and sports. The challenge of live captioning is very different from pre-prepared captioning for video content, as the turnaround time and accuracy levels are vital to its success. This increased requirement for live captioning is due to […]

14/08/2017

Broadcast Bionics is building the future of radio – integrating transcription technology from Speechmatics

In the 20th Century, radio was a significant means of communication because of its ability to reach large numbers of people quickly and easily. It was the most common way for political and national leaders to address nations and countries across the world. However, radio had its drawbacks. Listeners were only able to tune in […]

11/08/2017

Liquid Voice is first to market with industry-leading contact centre quality monitoring service using Speechmatics technology

For any company dealing with high volumes of customer interactions, cost has always been a crucial decision-making factor. Traditional automated systems have always been cheaper in the long run than manually operated systems, but they have often been extremely limited, as they are unable to accurately understand the tone and moods of customers. This significantly […]

25/07/2017

Supporting the growth of emerging markets

India is considered to be one of the largest emerging markets across the globe. With an expected 7.2% growth for 2017 and 7.7% for 2018 as explained by Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley and the 2nd largest population in the world. With 521,000,000 Hindi speakers as their primary language (as of 2016 report) we decided to […]

15/06/2017

Four cities and a lot of Sichuan  

An event with DIT is always an exciting prospect and the recent mission to China was no exception and truly delivered beyond expectation. We visted Guangzho, Shenzen, Chengdu, Guiyang in the space of a week and it is amazing to see the pace of technology innovation in China and how they are pushing their 2020 […]

08/06/2017

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 […]

07/06/2017

Unlocking the power of machine learning

Machine learning is the cornerstone of many technologies we use every day; without it we would be interacting with computers as we did 20 years ago – using them to compute things. With the advent of more powerful processors, we can harness this computing power and enable the machines to start to learn for themselves. […]

27/04/2017

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 […]

22/03/2017

What does it take to be a non-techie in a deep technology company?

It all began at the Cambridge University Entrepreneurs (CUE) awards ceremony 3 years ago, where I won an award on the night with £1,000 prize money. And today I’m sitting in our new offices, surrounded by 32 full-time employees watching as our company continues to scale rapidly in 2017. So how did it happen? I […]

10/03/2017

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 […]

10/02/2017

     

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