Deepgram’s speech search engine is now free for journalists until Election Day

During a contentious election filled with accusations of lies and denials, not to mention overworked fact-checkers, a company that can help journalists more easily find soundbites in audio recordings, Deepgram, is making its service free to journalists. The audio search technology relies on artificial intelligence, and has been likened to a “Google for sound” – meaning that it can be used a lot like a search engine, but one that’s capable of surfacing phrases found in audio files, instead of text on webpages.Founded by former particle physics researchers, Noah Shutty and Scott Stephenson, the idea for the startup originally came about because Shutty wanted a better way to search through its own audio files. This led him to develop the neural net-based artificial intelligence engine, which began Deepgram. The startup this fall announced $1.8 million in funding…


Link to Full Article: Deepgram’s speech search engine is now free for journalists until Election Day