The prestigious tech award was given to the Speech Recognition Technology-based company for innovative application in AI
Chennai, May 24, 2018: Uniphore Technologies Inc has been awarded the NASSCOM AI Game Changer Awards for 2018 under Speech Recognition category for its innovative Automated Speech Recognition (ASR) engine for language processing. The award is instituted by NASSCOM’s Centre of Excellence; Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (CoE-DSAI).
Uniphore’s award-winning innovation, ASR engine for language processing converts speech to text. This engine is trained to understand the differing accents, pronunciations and vocabulary that are common in the Indian languages as well. This has led to significant improvement in overall customer experience and brand loyalty for the enterprises.
While commenting on this recognition, Umesh Sachdev, CEO, Uniphore Technologies Inc, said, “We are very happy and proud of this recognition from NASSCOM. Speech Recognition is the most complex deep technology space. Uniphore has built three products which unleashes the power of speech for enterprises. Our products help enterprises to mine the big data and help deliver better business out comes and superior customer experience. Today, our products can recognize 100 plus global languages, including 17 Indian languages.”
NASSCOM has constituted AI Game Changer Awards award to recognize, showcase and publish the most innovative, high impact and high-tech AI solutions that organizations have delivered internally or to their clients. The award that featured 50 innovative ideas in AI included categories like NLP, IoT, computer vision, advanced analytics and robotic process automation apart from speech recognition.
Uniphore Technologies Inc is headquartered in IIT Madras Research Park, Chennai. Uniphore was incubated in IIT Chennai, India in 2008 and currently has offices in India, Singapore and U.A.E with about 100 employees spread across all locations. Uniphore’s investors include John Chambers, Kris Gopalakrishnan, IDG Ventures India, India Angel Network, YourNest Angel Fund and Ray Stata. Uniphore has worked with over 70 enterprise customers and served over 4 million end users.
Uniphore was recognized by Deloitte as a Technology Fast 500 company in Asia Pacific in 2014 and was also ranked as the 10th fastest growing technology company in India by Deloitte Fast 50 in 2015. Uniphore’s Co-founder & CEO, Umesh Sachdev, was recognized by the TIME Magazine list of 2016 amongst ’10 Millennials Changing the World’, and with India’s edition of MIT Technology Review’s ‘Innovators Under 35’ for the year 2016.
For more information, visit https://www.uniphore.com
The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is a trade association of Indian Information Technology (IT) and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry. Established in 1988, NASSCOM is a non-profit organization. NASSCOM is a global trade body with over 2000 members, of which over 250 are companies from China, EU, Japan, the U.S. and the UK. NASSCOM’s member companies are in the business of software development, software services, software products, IT-enabled/BPO services and E-commerce. NASSCOM facilitates business and trade in software and services and encourages the advancement of research in software technology.
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