Tony Robinson (speech recognition)

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Tony Robinson is a pioneer in the application of recurrent neural networks to speech recognition, being one of the first to discover the practical capabilities of deep neural networks and how they can be used to benefit speech recognition.wikipedia
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Tony Robinson is a pioneer in the application of recurrent neural networks to speech recognition, being one of the first to discover the practical capabilities of deep neural networks and how they can be used to benefit speech recognition.
Various methods for doing so were developed in the 1980s and early 1990s by Werbos, Williams, Robinson, Schmidhuber, Hochreiter, Pearlmutter and others.

SpinVox

From 2008–2010, Robinson was the Director of the Advanced Speech Group at SpinVox, a provider of speech-to-text conversion services for carrier markets, including wireless, VoIP and cable.
It was developed by the SpinVox Advanced Speech Group based in Cambridge, UK, led by Cambridge academic entrepreneur Dr. Tony Robinson and includes Cambridge University Professor Phil Woodland.

Speechmatics

Tony Robinson was also founder of Speechmatics which launched its cloud-based speech recognition services in 2012.
Speechmatics was originally named Cantab Research Ltd when founded in 2006 by speech recognition specialist Dr. Tony Robinson.

Speech recognition

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Tony Robinson is a pioneer in the application of recurrent neural networks to speech recognition, being one of the first to discover the practical capabilities of deep neural networks and how they can be used to benefit speech recognition.

HP Autonomy

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In 1995, Robinson formed SoftSound Ltd, a speech technology company which was acquired by search pioneer Autonomy with a view to using the technology to make unstructured video and voice data easily searchable.

Nuance Communications

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Their Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) system was for a while being used more than one million times per day and SpinVox was subsequently acquired by global speech technology company Nuance.