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January 31, 2020

An Expert and Experiential Perspective – The Current and (Potential) Future State of Captioning - Accessibility Series Part 3

The third article of our AppTek Accessibility Series takes a look at what captioning means in an experiential way for those who rely on it, including perspectives from Dr. Christian Vogler of Gallaudet University.

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December 17, 2019

A Brief History of Captioning - AppTek Accessibility Series Part 2

The second article of the AppTek Accessibility Series covers the history of closed captioning and the legislation surrounding it.

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December 4, 2019

Ensuring Equal Content Accessibility for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing - AppTek Accessibility Series Part 1

The first article of the AppTek Accessibility Series focuses on the state of closed captioning today and a recent petition requesting the FCC set objective, technology-neutral standards for live captioning.

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September 11, 2019

AppTek to Display Advancements in Artificial Intelligence Technologies for Subtitling and Captioning Workflows at IBC in Amsterdam (Video)

As audiovisual content is rapidly expanding across the globe, the need for accessing and localising such content is also increasing. AppTek’s scientists invest significant time and resources training machine learning models specifically on broadcast media and entertainment content, including millions of subtitle data points across a wide array of languages. This enables AppTek to deliver more accurate and syntactically pleasing automated subtitles which provide a significant jump-start to the subtitling workflow.

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May 5, 2019

Using Speech Technology to Understand Brain Injuries

Concussions are a hot topic, given recent discussions about football and the consequences of repeated head injuries for athletes. The problem extends well beyond professional-level sports to college and even high school sports that involve serious physical contact. Of course non-athletes also sustain head injuries, such as from falling down or other accidents.

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AppTek provides an artificial intelligence and machine learning-based automatic speech recognition, machine translation and natural language understanding platform for organizations in a variety of markets, such as media and entertainment, call centers, government, enterprise business and others across the globe. Available via the cloud or on-premise, AppTek delivers the highest quality real-time streaming and batch speech technology solutions in the industry.   Featuring scientists and research engineers who are recognized amongst the best and most experienced in the world, the company’s solutions cover a wide array of languages, dialects, and channels.

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