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We ditched the old Speech to Text (STT) models and built a more accurate, faster, scalable, and cost-effective AI Speech Platform for startups, so you can build the next unicorn.

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Accelerate your speed to market.

Are inaccurate transcriptions slowing you down? Get up and running with our APIs immediately and then start training our Speech Models for your use case. Get expert trained models with our speech recognition startup program in weeks instead of months.

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Low Cost, Better Transcripts

Yes, you can get a win-win here. With our End-to-End Deep Learning technology, we run on all GPUs instead of CPUs/GPUs, which means your computing resource costs can be 8X lower along with lower ASR costs.  All with 90%+ trained accuracy, 1200X speed up in batch transcriptions, and < 300-millisecond real-time lag.

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High Accuracy for Better Analysis

Data is your lifeblood, and garbage in is garbage out. So why settle for <80% accuracy with hard-to-analyze call transcripts? Our Speech Models can be trained to your customer’s specific use case, including terminology, product terms, acronyms, and accents.  We are designed for both startups and enterprise environments, so noise and cross-talk during phone calls or meetings don’t bother us.  Train our models for your specific use case.

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Scalable to Your Growth

Start small and scale up or go big right out the gate. Our GPU approach allows you to grow your startup without exponential costs. Process thousands of audio streams simultaneously on-premise or in the cloud to scale up cost-effectively.

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Being able to rely on Deepgram transcription, both on the front and back end of the call is paramount to accurate emotion detection for our Call Center Customers.”

Adam Settle

VP of Product


Captured 100% of our call center audio.

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There could be hundreds of issues a customer is calling in about. Add to this complexity there is a distribution of words, specific to each of our customer’s brands. We couldn’t get these words right using Google, Amazon or Speechmatics, and are thrilled to finally reach our accuracy goal with Deepgram.”

Arjun Maheswaran


In a head to head test, Deepgram model training yielded a lower WER.

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Deepgram has given OTO the ability to provide services to our customers we couldn’t with Google.”

Nicolas Perony



Best Speech Recognition for OTO Systems

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With voice data sets increasingly seen as a strategic asset awash with rich insights, timely access to high-quality audio and transcripts for AI engines to reason over is critical. Our partnership with Deepgram delivers this, underpinned by market-leading infrastructure and TCO.”

Pete Ellis

Red Box Voice


The Most Accurate Real-Time Transcription Solution

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As we’ve begun to roll out Deepgram to our customers, we’ve noticed the platform’s distinct ability to quickly and accurately transcribe product and company names.”

Adam Larsen


Why They Chose Deepgram: Listening Correctly at Scale

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