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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]