About Appen

Appen is a global leader in the development of high-quality, human annotated datasets for machine learning and artificial intelligence. With over 20 years of experience, expertise in more than 180 languages, and access to a global crowd of over 400,000, Appen partners with leading technology companies to enhance their machine learning-based products.

Appen Prize for Excellence awarded at Sydney University

by Jesse Walker, Linguistic Project Manager Sydney, Australia I’ve always enjoyed academic awards nights. Between the eccentric humour of university professors, the seemingly endless list of prizes, and the generous spread of post-ceremony refreshments, it’s hard not to have a good time. […]

By | May 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Worldwide Business with kathy ireland®: See Appen Discuss its Role in Enhancing the eCommerce Shopping Experience

Tune in to Fox Business Network as sponsored programming and Bloomberg International on May 14, 2017. See market-by-market listings below. […]

By | May 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Impact of Video in Security and Policing

The potential to provide quality evidence that can be shared easily by Criminal Justice System partners is a game changer. Video can capture the raw emotion of an incident, along with valuable victim and witness evidence. Highly charged situations can affect a person’s ability to recall events with certainty, and the camera is proving to be a reliable impartial witness. […]

By | May 1st, 2017|Press|0 Comments

Turning the Burden of Unstructured Data into a Strategic Asset

Last week, the Appen team exhibited at the Big Data Innovation Summit in San Francisco where we spoke with a wide variety of firms representing industries from Aerospace to Financial Services to Retail about their data challenges, and ways to use their data as a strategic asset for their businesses. […]

By | April 27th, 2017|Press|0 Comments

When Traditional Conversion Tactics Fail: Internal Search Experience Optimization (iSXO)

When most people reference Search Engine Optimization, or SEO, they’re talking about adjusting a myriad of details and metadata so their site garners a higher ranking with Google and Bing. What never seems to be included in the conversation is the process of improving a site’s internal search experience—what I’ve dubbed internal Search Experience Optimization, or iSXO. […]

By | April 25th, 2017|Press|0 Comments

How Structured Data Leads to Higher Ad Revenue [Case Study]

A leading search engine provider’s bottom line depended on one thing – clicks. If their ads weren’t performing, neither was the company. […]

By | April 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Working with Children: Helping Machines Understand Child Speech

If you have a mobile device, tablet, smart-home system, or any other device in your home that uses automatic speech recognition, you’ve probably experienced this: the software works fine for mom and dad, but not so well for the kids. […]

By | April 11th, 2017|Press|0 Comments

APPEN SIGNS DISTRIBUTOR AGREEMENT WITH NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS

Level 6, 9 Help Street Chatswood, NSW 2067 Tel + 61 2 9468 6300 Fax + 61 2 9468 6311 www.appen.com April 4, 2017 Appen Signs Distributor Agreement with Nuance Communications Appen Limited, a global leader in speech and technology services, announced today that it has signed an agreement to become a distributor for 40 speech and language databases developed by Nuance Communications. […]

By | April 4th, 2017|Press|0 Comments

Supplying the Fuel for Advanced Language Technologies

by William Meisel, Ph.D. I spoke with Mark Brayan, Appen CEO, during a recent visit to Los Angeles. He summarized Appen’s place in advancing language technologies such as search, speech recognition, natural language interpretation (NLI), and translation as supplying the “fuel” for building and improving such technologies. […]

By | March 30th, 2017|Press|0 Comments

Data is Key: Takeaways from LocWorld China

Danny Duan, VP of China Business Development, and Willa Lin, Senior Project Manager for Appen’s Language Resources team, recently attended LocWorld in Shenzhen, China. LocWorld, one of the leading conferences for translation, localization, and global website management, presented a range of sessions and speakers focusing on high-value information in the language marketplace. […]

By | March 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments