AppTek and MBC Group to Present at SpeechTEK 2015

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The case study of AppTek’s speech technology with MBC Group

AppTek, a leader in Human Language Technology, announced today that Dr. Nabil Khatib, Executive Editor of MBC Group, and Mohammad Shihadah, AppTek’s Co-CEO, will present “Using ASR, Machine Learning, and Translation to Generate and Access Bilingual Video Broadcast Media” at SpeechTek 2015. SpeechTek 2015, held August 17 – 19, 2015, at the Marriott Marquis in New York City, showcases recent advances in speech technologies and their use in new products and services.

The presentation will take place on Tuesday, August 18, from 4:15pm to 5:15pm EST, and will use case study data from AppTek’s work using speech technology with MBC Group’s News Channel. It will focus on how ASR, machine learning, and machine translation technologies are used for closed captioning and subtitling, producing results that challenge manual approaches.

About Applications Technology (AppTek):
Applications Technology (AppTek) is a U.S. company specializing in human language technology, headquartered in McLean, Virginia. AppTek's primary focus is on automatic speech recognition (ASR) and its machine translation to making information accessible across different languages. AppTek’s solutions allow for multiple applications, such as web, search, e-commerce, media monitoring, closed captioning, subtitling and content localization. AppTek’s integration of speech and text processing is unique in the industry and offers cross-leveraging of linguistic resources across numerous languages. AppTek's highly-skilled team of computational linguists and software engineers can customize these HLT engines and build them into existing solutions.

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