This section is updated almost daily with the most current industry-related press releases we receive.
AppTek single NMT system; ASR keyword patent award
Jan 22, 2019
AppTek, a speech recognition company, has announced that its multilingual neural machine translation (NMT) system - a single system that supports both common high resource and less common low resource language pairs - performs the translation of 12 Slavic languages into English.
The company has also been awarded a patent by the United States Patent Office for its automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology that enables higher precision and recall of keywords in spoken content by using a textual keyword list.
Past news for AppTek
AppTek 'aqui-hired' by eBay
Jun 19, 2014
eBay has 'aqui-hired' — a strategy in which a business buys a company, or its intellectual property, with the intent of hiring its technology development talent — AppTek, a developer of human language technology. According to the agreement, almost half of Apptek's employees will join eBay’s translation team in addition to the acquisition of Apptek's machine translation technology.
Omnifluent Mobile translation apps
Feb 07, 2014
AppTek, a developer of human language technology, has released two Omnifluent Mobile speech-to-speech translation apps: Arabic/English and Spanish/English. The bidirectional apps provide real-time speech and text translation on mobile devices.
AppTek acquires software technology from Leidos
Nov 05, 2013
AppTek, a developer of human language technology, has acquired the Omnifluent Human Language Technology software and related business from Leidos, Inc. The intellectual property includes automated speech recognition and machine translation software tools that allow for bidirectional and unidirectional language pairs encompassing more than thirty languages and numerous dialects.
AppTek acquired by SAIC
Nov 11, 2010
AppTek, a developer of human language technology, has been acquired by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). Applications Technology, Inc., and MediaMind, LLC were also acquired. The acquisition creates a complete suite of products for text and speech (voice) processing for SAIC.
AppTek ASR for Spanish
Aug 16, 2010
AppTek, a developer of human language technology, has made available its automated speech recognition (ASR) broadcast engine for Spanish. The ASR is specifically engineered for the challenging content of unscripted natural language, dialect, slang, noise and other aspects of non-broadcast environments.