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69 Most Innovative Speech Recognition Startups & Companies (California)

This article showcases our top picks for the best California based Speech Recognition companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Speech Recognition industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top California Speech Recognition Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Observe.AI

Observe.AI

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Observe.AI is a software company that leverages AI, Natural Language Processing, and analytics to develop contact center software.

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Veritone has created a future-proof AI platform that comprehends and transforms multiple forms of data to create actionable intelligence.

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Hive

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Hive provides cloud-based enterprise AI solutions designed for intelligent automation.

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SoundHound Inc.

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SoundHound Inc. is the innovator in voice-enabled AI and conversational intelligence technologies.

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Atexto

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Speech recognition management platform to buy, build and improve speech recognition applications.

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Rev.com

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Rev’s speech-to-text services are powered by artificial intelligence and perfected by a community of skilled freelancers.

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Deepgram

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Deepgram is an AI Speech Platform that provides developers with a simple to use Speech-to-Text API

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Behavioral Signals

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Behavioral Signals develops technology to analyze human behavior from voice data.

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Ava

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Ava empowers 400M deaf & hard-of-hearing people to have accessible in-person conversations, anytime, anywhere.

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Instreamatic

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The Voice Dialogue Marketing Platform

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Volley

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Volley builds voice-controlled entertainment experiences for Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and smartphones.

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Gridspace

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Gridspace scans and automates voice calls for contact centers and developers.

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ObEN

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ObEN is an AI company that is building a decentralized AI platform for intelligent avatars.

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Personal AI

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Personal AI is on a mission to organize the human mind and make it interactive and useful.

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Alan AI

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Powering Human-Like Conversations With AI

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Drivetime

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Drivetime provides an online platform designed to help users play games while they drive.

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Speak

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Speak helps you get better at speaking english.

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VCV

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VCV is an AI-powered robot recruiter.

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Ambit

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Ambit Analytics is internet company helps leaders build collaborative teams through insights on how they talk and listen

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Stafory (Robot Vera)

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Stafory is a service to simplify the process of recruiting. Stafory has created Robot Vera.

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Notiv

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Notiv is the intelligent meeting assistant that turns all your important voice conversations into clever business outcomes.

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Kanari AI

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Pioneering Dialectal Speech Technology

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ORBAI

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Developing Artificial General Intelligence

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Voicery

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Voicery synthesizes the most realistic human voices using deep neural networks.

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Koemei

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Koemei is a 500Startups backed company that builds video search-as-a-service for website and apps, accessible through API and embed codes.

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aixplain

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Enabling Product Owners to Achieve Their Goals Using World-Class AI/ML

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AssemblyAI

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AssemblyAI is an applied artificial intelligence company that uses deep learning technology to develop practical products.

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Quirk.ai

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Quirk develops creative enterprise bots to have natural discussion utilizing NLP, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, and A.I. techniques.

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SmartAction

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SmartAction helps companies improve their customer experience and cut costs by delivering artificial intelligence powered self service.

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Sonix (sonix.ai)

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Sonix is a company that produces AI-based speech recognition software.

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Freedom of the Press Foundation

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Freedom of the Press Foundation is an organization supporting public interest journalism.

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Tellme

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Tellme is a platform providing voice recognition and instruction technology, enabling users to access information via mobile phones.

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Skoruz

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Skoruz Technologies is an Information Technology Company specializing in AI & Cognitive Technology Products & Solutions.

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Capio

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Capio is developing an engine for human to machine speech technologies.

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Wordly

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Wordly provides professional interpretation without human interference.

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Humanoid

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Humanoid is a software company providing solutions for computer programmers to utilize human intelligence in software applications.

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Neospeech

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NeoSpeech specialize in developing and delivering the best text to speech solutions for personal users, developers and businesses.

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Nuronics Corp

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Company – Speech, Text and Vision (ASR, NLP, OCR, Meanings), SaaS

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Remeeting

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Remeeting is cloud storage for Zoom recordings.

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TuVox

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TuVox provides speech application solutions and contact center solutions for inbound and outbound calls.

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Speak To IoT

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A Simple, Secure, Software Platform to Connect Smart IoT Devices to All Intelligent Voice Assistants.

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Brighten AI

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SaaS, Voice assistant for Enterprise

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Keen Research

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Keen Research develops SDKs and software tools for on-device speech recognition on mobile devices and custom hardware platforms.

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Zephyr-TEC

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Zephyr-TEC provides speech recognition software and digital workflow solutions along with installation, training and support.

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SHEnetics

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SHEnetics is a Conversational Voice AI technology platform and solutions for the automotive industry.

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Mod9 Technologies

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Mod9 Technologies provides Automatic Speech Recognition at mod9.io and operates Remeeting.

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Voci

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VOCI Corporation is the leading speech recognition Application Service Provider.

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SMARTCALLS

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CALL PROCESSING AUTOMATION. EASY TO USE. AI-POWERED.

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TMA Associates

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TMA Associates is a consulting firm that consults for companies using speech recognition, Artificial Intelligence for commercial purposes.

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FocusData

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ALL IN ONE AI PLATFORM FOR HUMAN INTELLIGENCE

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SecuriMobile

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Voice Security for Mobile Devices

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AffectSense

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AffectSense develops a platform that understands emotions of users.

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DV Therapy

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DV Therapy provides feeding, accent modification, speech, social skills and occupational therapy services.

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Voice Assist

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Voice Assist is a hosted speech applications company enabling access to any information through any device using speech technology.

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TaDa Labs

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Voice Recognition for Business Applications

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VerbalTek

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VerbalTek is a provider of speech recognition software solutions for portable electronic devices such as mobile phones and PDAs.

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MediaZen

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MediaZen specializes in providing voice-related context awareness/dialogue middleware engine and voice handler for the automotive industry.

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LexiconAI

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Voice-operated, intelligent assistant for professionals

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Vocal Point

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Vocal Point mission is to provide the most effective voice solutions for delivering web content and commerce.

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in8 Mobile

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in8 Mobile develops applications using recognition technologies in both the visual and audio space.

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Anticipant Speech

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Anticipant Speech is a company focused on the creation of advanced automated conversation and speech processing services.

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Easy Speech

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Easy Speech offers board-certified Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy.

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Internet Speech

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Internet Speech is an audio internet technology provider that helps in accessing the internet via any phone with the user’s voice.

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AVIOS

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AVIOS is provides a forum for promoting practical applications of advanced speech technology,.

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R7 Speech Sciences

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R7 Speech Sciences is an AI company focused on understanding spoken conversations.

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Martian Watches

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Martian Watches is a brand of smartwatches marketed in the United States.

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BetterAccent

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Speech Analysis Technology company. The company specializes in bridging the gap between a user and a speech recognition systems.

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Speech Associates

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SLEA provides comprehensive assessment and tailored therapy for adults and children with special needs and disabilities.

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Interactive Media

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Interactive Media deliver an effective conversational experience through virtual agents with customers.

Written by Mark Smith

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