Press release

AppTek Wins Two 2019 SpeechTEK People’s Choice Awards

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a leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML),
Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) and Machine Translation (MT), today
announced it was awarded SpeechTEK’s
People’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 the
option to integrate AppTek’s ASR/MT capabilities into pre-existing

The People’s Choice Awards continue the trend of an already accomplished
year for AppTek. So far in 2019, the company has made significant
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.

About AppTek

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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