Speech Graphics backed by Scottish Enterprise

We were delighted to hear this week that Speech Graphics has been engaged by the High Growth Startup Unit at Scottish Enterprise. The unit grants the company access to a number of support systems and finance-based resources. Criteria for acceptance into the pipeline focus on growth potential and global business outlook, and we are very pleased that the High Growth team shares our outlook on the company’s future.

Speech Graphics in Infinite magazine

Cover of Issue 10 of Infinite Magazine

Infinite, an annual publication reviewing research and commercialization at the University of Edinburgh, featured Speech Graphics in its 2010-2011 issue (pages 26-17 and 29) as an example of a successful launch and “One to Watch.”


We’re featured in IEEE Magazine

Some key innovations in Speech Graphics software design were showcased in an article published in the September/October issue of IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications . The article describes the merging of speech technology and computer graphics. Having extensive experience at the interface of these two domains, we offer a vision of much-needed standards and platforms.

Article and associated podcast may be downloaded here.


Third Prize in Santander Business Competition

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Speech Graphics won third prize in the UK-wide Santander Entrepreneurial Awards. The competition is intended to promote the best new business spinoffs from UK universities and we are proud to be one of them. The winners were awarded at a gala dinner at the Spanish Embassy in London.

Speech Graphics at Game in Scotland

Speech Graphics will be out in force at the Game in Scotland recruitment fair in Dundee, Scotland on March 26, 2011.

Speech Graphics wins John Logie Baird Award

Speech Graphics was honored to receive a John Logie Baird award for its innovative audio-driven animation solution at the gala dinner in Glasgow’s Grand Central Hotel. Details of the winners can be found here.

CTO Michael Berger is quoted in the UK press association release: “This award represents a lot to us. Scotland has proven to be a great place to go into business. Not only is the video game industry in Scotland world-leading, but there is also a network of support for innovation here that is second to none, and the John Logie Baird Award captures the essence of that.”

The awards commemorate the Scottish inventor of the television. Winners were honoured in front of 270 industry experts and guests, including John Logie Baird’s grandson, Ian Baird.

Interview with Speech Graphics at GDC 2011

Interview with Dr Gregor Hofer from Speech Graphics at the 2011 Games Developer Conference in San Francisco.

Speech Graphics at GDC Booth #714

Speech Graphics will be at GDC 2011 in San Francisco as part of the Scottish Development International stand. Please stop by our Booth #714.

New Ventures Competition finalist

Speech Graphics was shortlisted as a finalist in the Scottish Institute for Enterprise’s (SIE) New Ventures Competition. We were selected from among 41 university spinoff companies who entered the competition from across all of Scotland.

John Logie Baird Award finalist

Speech Graphics is one of three finalists in its category for the John Logie Baird Award, a Scottish awards scheme for excellence in innovation, named after the Scottish inventor of the television. Winners will be announced at the Gala Awards Dinner at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow on March 12.