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550 reasons that SpeechTrans is better than Google Translate and the Microsoft Bing/Skype Translator with Zapier.


With full disclosure to the readers, I write this blog/review as a former Bessemer Venture Partners employee which funded Zapier and as the COO and Co-Founder of SpeechTrans. I will stay as un-bias as possible especially considering I was one of the first to get the Google Glasses as well as the fact we have been partially funded by Microsoft and believe in cooperation in the Translation industry wrather than competition in order to eliminate the language barrier.

Who is SpeechTrans you ask? Since we launched in 2010, SpeechTrans has been featured by iTunes, partnered with HPE, Microsoft, SOCOM, and Intel. We started SpeechTrans with the simple intention to help tourists communicate when they travel abroad. We quickly learned that there is greater need for out technology when we were asked to demo our product to the Pentagon just months after we launched.


The fact is SpeechTrans is not only more accurate than Google Translate or Bing/Microsoft/Skype Translator. (For example as shown here using Skype translator “Ping then said in Mandarin “I don’t think it can translate this.” It translated that to “My feet are a big fabric.”) SpeechTrans removes these problems in three ways, first, we have the most advanced Speech Recognition because with partner with Nuance Communications (guys behind Siri). Second, We support connecting to over 550 apps through Zapier. Third, we have a network of over 10,000 human interpreters which are able to be added to any translation session 24/7/365 in 144 languages. Since SpeechTrans is connected connected to Zapier directly so you can automate not just a single conversation or translation using human or machine translation, but you can do it continuously and automatically. Imagine all your phone calls or conference calls automatically translated or transcribed then added to your customer contact record or emailed to all participants automatically. We can do sentiment analysis, optical character recognition, keyword extraction, or just about anything else regarding voice and text. Be it translating a conference call, or transcribing any incoming phone call you’d like added direcetly to your CRM, saved to Dropbox, Outlook, GMail. Automatically post in multiple languages on Facebook, WordPress, Twitter, via SpeechTrans and Zapier. We handle all translation, transcription and dictation needs directly into your existing workflow with no programming required, take control of your own destiny. With Zapier and SpeechTrans we built it for you to be able to Make it your own!

No wonder companies like HPE and Microsoft choose to work with us. We partner with the best companies in the industry to help achieve more with less and will continue to work on improving our apps based on our core mission which is to eliminate  barriers. 

Guest post by Eric Odell, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Application Performance Management


Eric Odell.jpgThe Application Performance Management team has been busy and will be displaying that work at HP Discover June 2-4 in Las Vegas. There will be three sessions:


Master the mobile moment, monitoring the user experience with HP AppPulse Mobile


Get the most out of a Mobile APM Solution, how SpeechTrans achieved a 5-star rated Mobile App


What drives customers to abandon mobile apps – Results from Mobile App Usage and Abandonment Survey


I think the most significant sessions that we are going to be doing are Master the mobile moment, monitoring the user experience with HP AppPulse Mobile; and one that’s called Get the most out of a Mobile APM Solution, how SpeechTrans achieved a 5-star rated Mobile App.


In both of those sessions we have Forrester analyst Ted Schadler; he is the VP and Principal Analyst for Application Development and Delivery at Forrester Research. We are also going to have Yan Auerbach, the COO of SpeechTrans, and a user of AppPulse Mobile.


Ted is going to be covering some of the material from his book ‘Master the Mobile Mind Shift’, which aligns very closely with the themes that we have for AppPulse Mobile.


He will be taking people through this concept of Mobile Moments but also about the Mobile app usage and abandonment survey that we conducted on user experience.

Another topic we are going to cover is the expectation gap. Customers today have these expectations that they want fulfilled and there is a performance gap that’s a big divide between what is being delivered and those expectations. The customers are expecting sub-second response time, snappy response time across any network; Forrester is saying that the businesses are providing multi-second response hence the gap.


Get the most out of a Mobile APM Solution, how SpeechTrans achieved a 5-star rated Mobile App

Yan Auerbach, COO of SpeechTrans, is going to talk about how he went from a 3-star app rating to a 5-star app, and how he used analytics to provide actionable insights to improve his UX.


His challenge was the lack of a cost-effective way to leverage usage data for continuous improvement, and when he applied AppPulse Mobile, they had the continuous monitoring that enabled them to improve their UI.


He will talk about how they are using AppPulse Mobile to even incentivize their developers. SpeechTrans is even bonusing their developers for keeping their FunDex score high because they have correlated a FunDex score above 95, with getting that 5-star rating.


Discovery Theater

The third session, which I have on my own, is in the Discovery Theater; it will focus on the survey results and what kind of processes you will want to put in place to respond to those results.   As a preview the survey revealed how 49% of people expect an app to respond in two seconds or less, 36% will stop using a mobile app because it’s draining their battery, 53% will uninstall it if it stops responding or crashes, the net result is that it’s going to kill your brand.


I think that anybody who is managing mobile apps such as, VP of Applications, a mobile product manager, mobile app owners and developers will get insight into the user’s perspective.


When you compare what Forrester will be sharing in terms of customer expectations, the performance gap and what businesses are actually providing in the context of the survey results you realize that businesses are simply not giving customers what they need in terms user experience.


You can register for HP Discover here.


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The Next Silicon Valley –  Mobile trends: looking towards a connected world 


Computer America – Craig Crossman’s Computer America with SpeechTrans


Network World – Product of the Week Roundup (SpeechTrans Bluetooth Wristband Watch)


ComputerWorld – Apple security faces biggest test in 2015


Business Cloud – SpeechTrans has launched Baveling, a cloud-based chat system with support for real-time translation into more than 40 different languages


SpeechTrans Ultimate Windows 8.1  – Press Release


Fast Company – How To Raise Money When VCs Aren’t An Option


Globe and Mail – A language translator wristband and five more business-travel gadgets


FOX Orlando – Central Florida based app translates speech into 44 languages


ABC Orlando – WFTV speaks to creator of translation app


Huffington Post – Mother’s Day Gifts for the Technomom in Your Family


Windows IT Pro – Not to be Outdone, SpeechTrans to Demonstrate Google Glass Translator in June at HP Discover


SpeechTechnology Magazine – SpeechTrans Moves Translation Services to Microsoft Azure


KGO-TV – 7 On Your Side tests language translation app called SpeechTrans


SpeechTrans Enhances Real-Time Translation Services Worldwide Using Microsoft Azure – Press Release 


TMCNet – A Patent-Pending Application Programming Interface, SpeechOne API Launched


Windows IT Pro – The Bing Translator Competitor, SpeechTrans, Demos at HP Discover


Network World – SpeechTrans Wristband Watch : A small step towards the Babel Fish


Fast Company – Talk To The Smartwatch, Cause The Phone Ain’t Listening






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