Speech Technology Center ranked among largest and fastest growing IT companies in Russia by the CNews

  • CNews is the largest high-tech magazine in Russia and the CIS
  • Speech Technology Center has been included in the list of the top 20 largest technology developers and top 10 fastest-growing companies in Russia
  • Speech Technology Center rised up 17 positions over the past year

5 August 2020, Moscow — Speech Technology Center (part of the Sberbank ecosystem) appeared on three CNews rankings as the 8th fastest-growing IT company, the 16th largest technology developer, and the 61st largest IT company in Russia.

As part of «IT Market: 2019 Highlights review»>, CNews Analytics published «CNews 100», a list of the largest IT companies in Russia and the CIS. The ranking is based on an analysis of the companies' revenue.

'In 2019, revenue increased due to the maturity of target markets. The largest telecom providers and financial institutions tested the reliability and scalability of our products based on AI and machine learning systems: speech technology, intelligent speechanalytics, chat and voice bots. The analysis of spontaneous speech recognition and speech synthesis confirmed the high quality of our biometrics, and as a result, our business has grown. So, in 2019, the Speech Analytics sector has grown by 20%, the Voice Biometrics sector has grown 2.5 times, and demand for our solutions has tripled in the Middle East and Latin America. In addition, we began providing our platform solution to banks and telecom companies; this allows our customers to receive the full range of services (biometrics, speech analytics, omnichannel services) from a single vendor. As a result, we can deploy any required intelligent services even quicker. Our customers have already commended the advantages of this approach, which will help us to grow even more in the future', explains Dmitriy Dyrmovskiy, CEO of Speech Technology Center

According to Speech Technology Center experts, the most in-demand solutions of 2019 include voice authentication biometric platforms in the financial segment, face recognition biometric systems for large sports venues and public transport, and intelligent speech analysis for performance improvement in contact centres at leading financial institutions and telecom providers.

The key customers of Speech Technology Center in 2019 include Sberbank, Rostelecom, Megafon, Raiffeisenbank, Russian Railways, Sovcombank, Beeline, Gazprom Neft, Vostochny Bank, VTB Bank, Gazprombank, Otkritie FC Bank, Tele2, Mosenergosbyt, leading power supply companies, сompanies from the Gas and Oil sector.

Speech Technology Center (part of the Sberbank ecosystem) is a global developer of intelligent speech and face recognition technologies, and an expert resource in AI and machine learning, the member of ESSMA, the European Stadium and Safety Management Association unites the stadium industry. Speech Technology Center is one of the few companies in the world that creates and develops both biometric modalities: face and voice. The voice falsification detection and speech recognition solutions developed by Speech Technology Center scores leading positions in global rankings by NIST, ASVspoof Challenge, VOiCES and CHiME Challenge. Speech Technology Center solutions are in demand in 70 countries around the world.

Official website: www.speechpro.com

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