deep learning

Deep Learning Speech Recognition Specialist Gets $12M in Series A

Deep Learning Speech Recognition Specialist Gets $12M in Series A

The speech recognition specialist Deepgram has received $12 million in Series A funding. NVIDIA, Y Combinator, Compound, and SAP.iO, all participated in the funding round, though the round was ultimately led by Wing VC. Deepgram plans to use the funds to build better speech recognition solutions for enterprise-level customers. The company is specifically working on…

Syniverse Upgrades Message Filter with RealNetworks’ Language Processing Tech

Syniverse Upgrades Message Filter with RealNetworks’ Language Processing Tech

Syniverse has partnered with RealNetworks in an effort to provide mobile network operators and internet service providers with better messaging filters. To do so, Syniverse will integrate RealNetworks’ Kontxt solution into its existing Syniverse Messaging Clarity platform. Messaging Clarity is an end-to-end visibility solution that analyzes incoming messages and sorts them into categories. It is…

Deep Instinct Raises $43 Million in Series C Funding

Deep Instinct Raises $43 Million in Series C Funding

Deep learning and cybersecurity company Deep Instinct has announced that it has raised $43 million in Series C funding in a round led by Millennium New Horizons, and with participation from the London-based Unbound, LG, and existing investor NVIDIA. This funding, along with previous rounds that saw the likes of Samsung and HP Inc. participating,…

Sensory Updates TrulyHandsFree Wake Word Engine with New Capabilities

Sensory Updates TrulyHandsFree Wake Word Engine with New Capabilities

Sensory Inc., a pioneer in embedded voice and biometric AI technologies, announced an update to its TrulyHandsFree wake word engine giving it support for multiple wake words from a number of leading brands. The new capabilities for TrulyHandsFree also allow for custom-branded wake words, where the user can create their own word or phrase to…

Customer Service Robot Uses Face and Voice Recognition

Customer Service Robot Uses Face and Voice Recognition

“With its integration of CyberLink’s FaceMe biometric engine, the robot is able to identify known customers, and to determine demographic information pertaining to age and gender.” CyberLink‘s facial recognition technology has been incorporated into a new robot that’s just hitting the Taiwanese and Japanese markets. It’s the result of a collaboration between the Taiwan-based facial…