Open main menu

Yap (company)

Yap Speech Cloud was a multimodal speech recognition system developed by American technology company Yap Inc. It offered a fully cloud-based speech-to-text transcription platform that was used by customers such as Microsoft.[1]

Yap Inc.
Type of site
HeadquartersCharlotte, North Carolina, United States
Founder(s)Igor R. Jablokov, Victor R. Jablokov
ChairmanTimothy G. Biltz
CEOIgor R. Jablokov
ProductsSpeech recognition
Total equityUS$12 million

The Company was a contestant at the inaugural TechCrunch conference[2] and was subsequently acquired by Amazon in September 2011[3] to help develop products such as Alexa Voice Service, Echo,[4] and Fire TV.

See alsoEdit