Tag: speech recognition

Researchers share framework for more accurate speech recognition

In their paper, published at the end of August, the researchers outline their approach to improving ASR for Mandarin Chinese, which was found to reduce character error rates by more than 25%.

Youtube to Add Several New Audio and Caption Features

Google recently announced last week that it will be adding a whole new series of features to Youtube’s closed captioning and subtitles, including a...

WhatsApp Developing Automatic Transcription Feature

WhatsApp is currently working on developing an in-app speech recognition and automatic transcription system for the iOS app’s voice message feature, according to WhatsApp...

KUDO Launches Live Captioning for Multilingual Meetings, Doubling Down on Commitment...

NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2021 -- KUDO Inc., the multilingual meeting SaaS company built around a B2B managed marketplace powered by the largest network of professional conference...

The Underrepresentation of African Languages in Tech

Like any other continent on Earth, Africa is home to hundreds — and potentially thousands, depending on who you ask—of indigenous languages. Some of...

Developing More Accessible Speech Recognition Systems

Researchers at Facebook have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that doesn’t need transcribed audio data to recognize speech — this means that the...