FL#199: Language recognition via Speechmatics

A British company called Speechmatics is working to build more accurate technology to turn spoken words into text across a wide range of different languages. We explore how the system might help journalists in the future. Reporting by Lily Oppenheimer, Rachel Wise and Jessica King. Additional information A key aspect of the technology is that … Continued

Student winners demo product at Hearst headquarters

Team Scope, winners of the 2012 Reynolds Journalism Institute Student Competition, demonstrated their story recommendation engine and self-service advertising network this week to newspaper, television, magazine and digital media executives at Hearst Tower in New York. Hearst Corporation, one of the country’s largest media companies, has sponsored the contest which brings together journalism, computer science … Continued