AppTek Wins Two 2019 SpeechTEK People’s Choice Awards
Company recognized by voters for innovations in Artificial Intelligence-based Automatic Speech Recognition
McLean, VA, April 30, 2019 – AppTek, a leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) and Machine Translation (MT), today announced it was awarded SpeechTEK’sPeople’s Choice Awards for Speech Recognition and Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning. The awards recognize the top companies making a difference in the speech technology industry. Award winners are chosen by Speech Technology’s readers.
This recognition is a testament to AppTek’s industry leadership and strong reputation for pioneering breakthroughs in such a technically challenging field. Leveraging its 30+ years of experience, AppTek is continually pushing the boundaries of AI, ML, ASR, and MT to offer customers the best services available backed-up by the unrivaled depth of their data sets. These technological advancements can be seen in AppTek’s ability to offer organizations real-time and accurate translations, captioning, speech-to-text capabilities, as well as the option to integrate AppTek’s ASR/MT capabilities into pre-existing interfaces.
The People’s Choice Awards continue the trend of an already accomplished year for AppTek. So far in 2019, the company has made significant enhancements to its language technologies platform to support the needs of the media and entertainment industry; earned a new U.S. patent for advances in the Automatic Speech Recognition of keywords; and expanded its translation capabilities to include twelve different Slavic languages. This momentum is further highlighted by the addition of Brian Keane as AppTek’s new Senior Vice President of Corporate Development & Strategy, who is responsible for structuring strategic transactions, including partnerships, joint ventures and acquisitions.
“It’s a special honor to be selected by the people who are the heart and soul of this remarkable business community; we’re so grateful for their support. Receiving awards in Speech Recognition and in AI/ML demonstrates the quality of our services, and reinforces our commitment to delivering the best technology in the industry. We are committed to continually pushing the boundaries of speech technology and innovating new ways to apply AI and ML so more and more people can reap the benefits of speech-enabled technology,” said Mike Veronis, Chief Revenue Officer, AppTek.
All People’s Choice Award winners were recognized on April 29, 2019 at the SpeechTEK conference in Washington, D.C.
AppTek’s artificial intelligence and machine learning-based automatic speech recognition and machine translation platform is deployed for the media and entertainment industry as well as for call centers. Leveraging over 30 years’ worth of experience, AppTek’s scientists and research engineers support the research and development of practical systems. AppTek enables the highest quality automatic speech recognition and machine translation solutions available anywhere for enterprises everywhere. The streaming and real-time combination allows for live closed captioning and speech-to-speech translation, provided in the AppTek closed captioning appliance available to television broadcast stations and the Talk2me® app available on the AppStore. AppTek’s ASR and Neural MT are also available via its cloud API services.
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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.