The Wall Street Journal is the world’s most important business newspaper with over 3 million subscribers. The digital offering is a key growth segment, with over 2.2 million digital subscriptions and a growth rate of 23%. To increase the appeal to its digital subscribers, the Wall Street Journal offers dubbing of its articles with Linguatec’s Voice Reader technology. “Listening is the new reading” – this trend will continue to grow in the future.
Bergkamen used to be the largest mining town in Europe and is now known for its variety of cultural and leisure activities. To further increase the efficiency of the administration, it was decided after extensive testing to use Linguatec’s speech recognition solution Voice Pro Enterprise.
DB Regio Bus is in charge of Deutsche Bahn’s regional passenger transport operating app. 11,700 buses throughout Germany. The demands placed on the buses are high and specific to each local area. “On the road nationwide – at home on site” is therefore the motto of DB Regio Bus. The announcements on the buses must be adapted quickly and efficiently to local situations. That is why DB Regio Bus chose Voice Reader from Linguatec.
Automatic transcription of interviews and audio recordings poses a particular technological challenge. After intensive tests, the German Aerospace Center in Braunschweig has decided in favor of Linguatec’s Speech Recognition System „Voice Pro Enterprise“. The decisive criteria were its convincing recognition quality even in acoustically difficult environments, easy installation across the organization and an attractive price-performance-ratio.
Former EML European Media Laboratory GmbH has repositioned itself with new shareholders and a new management team. Munich-based Linguatec GmbH and Markus Klehr, Head of Product Development of EML, have acquired the company from the family of SAP cofounder Klaus Tschira. Markus Klehr and the CEO of Linguatec, Dr. Reinhard Busch, are now CEOs of EML. In order to emphasize the consequent reorientation towards speech recognition, the company now operates under the name EML Speech Technology GmbH.
EML will continue its current business activities with the same staff from the same offices as before. All customer and license contracts will remain in effect. “The new relationship with Linguatec offers us the chance to incorporate our base technology for speech recognition in speech-enabled applications and to offer more comprehensive solutions to its customers,” says CEO Markus Klehr.
Linguatec is the leading provider of language-technology software for office use in Germany. CEO Reinhard Busch is convinced “that we will bring even more expertise in speech recognition and transcription into the market than before. Many of our customers do not want to be dependent on third-party cloud providers as far as speech recognition is concerned. Instead they are looking for secure in-house solutions optimized for their needs”.
R+V Betriebskrankenkasse belongs to R+V Versicherung, one of the largest insurance companies in Germany. It has received the dfg award 2019 in the category „Outstanding Digital Communication“. After extensive testing, R+V BKK opted for Voice Pro speech recognition system from Linguatec.