Yap (company)

Yap Inc.
Type of site
Subsidiary
Founded 2006
Headquarters Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Founder(s) Igor R. Jablokov, Victor R. Jablokov
Chairman Timothy G. Biltz
CEO Igor R. Jablokov
Industry Telecommunication
Products Speech recognition
Total equity US$12 million
Parent Amazon
Website yapme.com

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]

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.

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