Las Vegas, NV, April 11, 2023– AppTek, a leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), Neural Machine Translation (NMT), Natural Language Processing / Understanding (NLP/U) and Text-to-Speech (TTS) technologies, announced today that it will be showcasing the latest advancements in Human Language Technology (HLT) solutions for the Broadcast News and Media and Entertainment industries at the 2023 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show held April 15-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
“We are thrilled to be back at NAB in Las Vegas to showcase our latest suite of speech and language technology solutions ushering in new realms of efficiencies and cost savings for broadcast media professionals,” said Kyle Maddock, SVP Sales & Marketing at AppTek. “In its 100-year history, the NAB show has been at the nexus of creativity and technical innovation for the broadcast media industry, and there’s no better venue to demonstrate AppTek’s fully automatic speaker-adaptive dubbing solution with metadata-informed isometric machine translation which is now available for production use.”
AppTek will be located at the show’s West Hall Booth #W2072, demonstrating its full suite of human language technology solutions including:
Automatic Dubbing –
AppTek will demonstrate its fully automatic speaker-adaptive dubbing solution designed to accelerate the dubbing process and help content creators reach more audiences across the globe without the high costs and lengthy timelines involved in professional dubbing services. The service is the first of its kind to transcribe and translate audio from a source language and present it back in similar-sounding voices in the target language while maintaining the time constraints, style, formality, gender and other context- or domain-specific information needed to produce a more accurate dubbed output.
Subtitling and Captioning Solutions for Media Localization –
AppTek’s ASR and meta-aware MT technologies are designed to reduce manual labor and accelerate production timelines for captioning and subtitling workflows by making use of content metadata, such as genre, style, speaker gender, etc. to produce more accurate machine translations. Additionally, the company’s advanced “Intelligent Line Segmentation” technology is a separate neural network trained on the segmentation decisions of professional captioners and subtitlers. It is used in combination with ASR and MT output to deliver more accurately segmented automated subtitles either for fully automated workflows or to provide a significant jump-start to expert-in-the-loop ones.
Speech Synthesis –
AppTek’s text-to-speech technology converts written text into speech using pre-built or customized voices. The technology can be used in a wide range of applications, such as offering accessibility to visually impaired users for critical text-based news crawls, e.g., announcing school closings.
Voice Conversion –
AppTek's voice conversion technology transforms one person's voice into another person's voice and can be used in a variety of settings, such as creating virtual voice actors so adult actors can effortlessly mimic the voices of children in dubbing workflows or to add personalized voice-over to videos or advertisements.
Language Identification –
AppTek’s language identification technology determines the language of a given text or audio input. It is used for the more efficient management of subtitle or audio files, e.g. ahead of broadcast time, or to identify multiple languages within a given file and segment it for other automatic processes such as automatic speech recognition or machine translation.
Live Automatic Captioning –
AppTek’s OmniCaption 300 captioning appliance offers live automated captions for broadcasters through its cost-effective stand-alone server. The OmniCaption 300 is installed with the latest advancements in ASR technology, as well as an advanced dictionary feature and user management interface to deliver captions with unmatched accuracy and speed.
For more information, visit AppTek at the NAB Show West Hall Booth #W2072. To schedule an appointment contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
AppTek is a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies for automatic speech recognition (ASR), neural machine translation (NMT), natural language processing/understanding (NLP/U) and text-to-speech (TTS) technologies. The AppTek platform delivers industry-leading, real-time streaming and batch technology solutions in the cloud or on-premises for organizations across a breadth of global markets such as media and entertainment, call centers, government, enterprise business, and more. Built by scientists and research engineers who are recognized among the best in the world, AppTek’s multidimensional 4D for HLT (human language technology) solutions with slice and dice methodology cover hundreds of languages/dialects, domains, channels and demographics, and drive high impact results with speed and precision. For more information, please visit http://www.apptek.com.
AppTek is a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies for automatic speech recognition (ASR), neural machine translation (NMT), natural language processing/understanding (NLP/U) and text-to-speech (TTS) technologies. The AppTek platform delivers industry-leading solutions for organizations across a breadth of global markets such as media and entertainment, call centers, government, enterprise business, and more. Built by scientists and research engineers who are recognized among the best in the world, AppTek’s solutions cover a wide array of languages/ dialects, channels, domains and demographics.