Banafo Android app – new version

The Banafo Android app has a new release version on the Google Play Store. Banafo Transcript and Captions now includes various fixes and improvements, as well as totally brand new features!

The biggest addition to our new feature list is the inclusion of Captions! If you have trouble hearing, or need closed captions – we’ve got you covered.

Captions

There are now closed captions available in the Banafo app for Android, turn on from CC button next to the Record button on Record screen. Captions will begin to appear in the center of the Record screen, a recording must be started. Or use the specifically dedicated Captions tab, read below for more.

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Автоматични транскрипции на български език за журналисти, 5 причини да използвате Банафо

Автоматични транскрипции и резюмета за журналисти с високо и надеждно качество на БЪЛГАРСКИ ЕЗИК (и много други езици). Произведено в България! Банафо – автоматични транскрипции на български език Регистрирайте се тук или копирайте този линк в браузъра си: https://app.banafo.com/auth/register В среща сте с важен събеседник. Записвате разговора, но погледът Ви е забит в тефтера, където … Read more

Automate note taking during recording

Are you tired of typing your notes manually? Remember that you wanted to take a note of something? We are introducing automated note taking during a recording! As with most AI assistants instead of saying “Hey Siri”, “Hi Alexa” or “Hey Google”, just say “Start Note” during a recording, state what you want the note … Read more

Banafo integration in Zoiper 5 – transcribe easy your VoIP calls always !

Banafo has partnered with one of the top softphone makers on the market – Zoiper ! We are very glad to announce that during the last few months our teams have worked together closely with some of the best in the business.Through tight collaboration we are glad to share that core Banafo functionality has been … Read more

Banafo Voice Recorder – the best new voice recorder app for Android

Banafo Voice Recorder app

The best voice recorder app is now available on Android for Free – Banafo Voice Recorder!

Our development team has been hard at work to bring the Banafo experience to mobile, expanding on functionality from computer via the Banafo | Transcribe & Record Meetings web extension to your Android phone with Banafo Voice Recorder application.

Now you can make audio recordings directly from your mobile Android device – anytime, anywhere.

Voice notes or conversations, and reminders, new business ideas, solutions to present issues – just tap the Record button.

The Banafo Voice Recorder app for Android is completely Free and can be downloaded via Google Play now:

Banafo Voice Recorder
* Banafo Account required for use of app.

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Auto recording meetings. Banafo extension – the best tool for the number 1 job

Banafo | Transcribe & Record Meetings

Work more efficiently with auto recording

Banafo web extension makes your work quicker with even more advanced features.

Now including a new toggle option to make anyone’s work even faster and easier – auto recording.

Enable the option via the extension menu for all whitelisted websites that you visit frequently. All your web meetings will be recorded automatically when they start.

You do not have to do a manual click to start a recording. It all happens automatically and your meeting is recorded and uploaded to your Banafo account, where our advanced ML speech-to-text algorithms take care of business and provide you with a transcript of your conversations.

You can get the newest version from here:

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Global search across recording transcripts in all Conversations

Global Search

Everyone is used to search things across multiple entries of the same type – be it your email, phone call log, contacts, files and so on.

If your work relies in doing things quickly and efficiently, why waste time by manually looking for something that you can just type in an input field and get instant results for?

Banafo is a powerful web platform that combines all your web meeting conversations in once place. Business meetings over Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, Dialpad are recorded and uploaded to your Banafo account.

A transcript is auto generated for each of your recordings and all of this information is neatly organized in Conversations that you can access and manage through the Banafo dashboard.

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Annoyingly tedious Speech To Text inference Steps

Did you ever wonder what it takes to produce the Banafo Offline Speech to Text Transcripts ?

This is how we do it behind the scenes:

source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infinite_monkey_theorem#/media/File:Chimpanzee_seated_at_typewriter.jpg

While the results for English were pretty good, we were unable to keep up training the monkeys for other languages so here is how we do it nowadays (please note that we omit some proprietary parts that we consider our trade secrets 😉

Way too many parts are needed and as the experience tells us, when you try it with enough voices, accents, compression formats something eventually will go wrong in every single one of them.

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Best 6 open source Speech To Text frameworks

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An overview of the opensource speech to text frameworks and toolkits available in 2022. Where to get them, how hard are they to use and what languages do they support out of the box.

We at Banafo are constantly trying newer and better approaches for the automatic speech recognition, a crucial component in providing our users with the highest quality transcripts on the market.

The frameworks in this article are all tools we use or used, they mostly build on top of Pytorch or Arrayfire, this article is just a small overview of the pro’s and con’s, more detailed instructions on how to set configure or use them will be provided in future articles.

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