Las Vegas skyline with buildings and blue skies for Speechmatics and w3w partnership

what3words and Speechmatics® have partnered so more people can enter their what3words address by voice in their own language

The what3words Voice API powered by Speechmatics offers a single API service combining automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology with in-built what3words post-processing to enable more people to speak what3words addresses to voice-controlled devices. what3words has released a new end-to-end speech recognition and post-processing API, in conjunction with Speechmatics, at the VOICE Live From CES® in […]

08/01/2020

Speechmatics team at the AI Summit in New York

Showcasing machine learning research at the AI Summit in New York

Last week, some of the Speechmatics team attended the AI Summit 2019 in New York with a booth to showcase our latest developments in machine learning as well as taking part in a panel session about how speech technology is evolving. The AI Summit brings together a cross-section of the most influential stakeholders from across […]

20/12/2019

Show floor at AI World in Boston

Is artificial intelligence (AI) just a buzzword?

AI World AI ­– or artificial intelligence ­– has been a buzzword for the past few years, and we’re beginning to wonder if the industry is starting to tire of it. So, we headed to AI World in Boston to find out. Now in its fourth year, AI World Conference and Expo is the industry’s largest independent […]

28/10/2019

Robot acting as a digital assistant for businesses

The Role of Digital Assistants in Business Environments

Recently, I read a blog by a former colleague of mine at Citrix, James Bulpin. The blog was titled ‘The future of the workplace virtual assistant‘ and addressed the consumer use of virtual assistants and how this trend is likely to extend into a commercial setting. In fact, the article cites from Gartner that “25 […]

13/08/2019

Inspirational Woman: Katherine Codlin | Founder, Cambridge Women in Tech

Read the feature from We Are The City which describes one of Speechmatics’ employees, Katherine Codlin, as an inspiration. Katherine is the founder of Cambridge Women in Tech, a Cambridge-based network for people who are interested in furthering the roles of women in STEM across the UK.

18/09/2018

Automatic speech-to-text service without the hassle

Why are speech-to-text services hard to use? I came across a blog from Luis Quintanilla where he produced a console app to transcribe podcasts using the Microsoft Speech API. The thing that instantly struck me was the hoops that he had to jump though to transcribe the podcast. The app had to: Transcode the audio […]

20/02/2018

Detecting the pattern of speech

By now it is pretty obvious that speech recognition is taking over the world, and so long as it doesn’t go all Hal 9000 on us, then the future looks very interactive. The promise of a world where light, TVs and coffee machines can be activated without touch has already been realised. But this is […]

26/01/2017

     

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