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Foreign venture capital news "AVA" has completed a round of financing of US $10 million and is committed to providing real-time audio transcription services

2022-05-07 13:19:1136kr

According to the Techcrunch reports , Start-up company 「Ava」 Recently obtained 1000 Thousands of dollars in A Round of funding , from Khosla Ventures Lead investment ,Initialized Capital、Lerer Hippeau Ventures、LeFonds VC and Ring Capital Take part in the voting .

「Ava」 Designed to provide real-time subtitles for all audio users hear , Especially for deaf mute and hearing impaired people ,「Ava」 It's very useful .“ In the last year and a half , Our revenue and customer base have increased by about 10 times ,”「Ava」 CEO Thibault Duchemin Express .

in fact , At present, functions such as telephone automatic transcription , Although it has a certain effect , But its inclusiveness is very low , People with hearing or visual impairment are almost completely excluded , It's hard for them to use this voice to text function . and 「Ava」 The method is to provide a richer and independently configurable subtitle tool , This tool is applicable to all audio content , From podcasts to plenary meetings to face-to-face chat , People can use it anytime, anywhere .

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Although there are still some questions , such as : If you can't tell who's talking , So what's the point of adding subtitles ? Who is transcribing and providing content shared on the intranet ? Although a lot of responsibility falls on the people who use the tool , but 「Ava」 At least in all these cases, it provides a way forward , And all workplaces can be flexibly applied 「Ava」.

Duchemin Pointed out that , The company has deaf and hearing impaired people in leadership positions throughout the team , They have brought real practical experience to solve these problems .“ With this new money , We will redouble our investment in products and Engineering , Use AI tools to correct and enhance real-time processes . On the other hand , Artificial transcription is bound to be slower and more expensive , but 「Ava」 It is considered that this method can obtain almost perfect transcriptional content in one minute .

in addition , In addition to expected improvements in products and Engineering , And add some new partnerships ,Duchemin  Express , They are trying to expand on a large scale “ Transcriber ” The Internet , In order to generate professional artificial subtitles , Thus, the transcribed content can be directly edited by the user 、 Use without modification .

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