GreenKey Blog: Announcements and Industry Thoughts

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Happy Holidays from GreenKey!

Wishing you a cheerful holiday season and a Happy New Year from the entire team at GreenKey.

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Shared Machine Learning Across Wall Street Without Sacrificing Data Security

Read GreenKey’s White Paper on Error Correction Machines are quickly learning to understand human speech as well as human beings, and rapid gains across the industry are fueled by a singular focus: data.

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Tech Predictions for the New Year

‘Tis the season for holiday parties and hot cocoa. In the tech space, it’s also a time for reflections and predictions. A Look Back Voice technology has been a major player in 2018.

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IPC and GreenKey Technologies Win 2018 American Financial Technology Award for ‘Best Partnership or Alliance’

New York, NY – December 4, 2018 - IPC, a leading global provider of secure, compliant communications and networking solutions for the financial markets community, and GreenKey Technologies, creator of patented voice software with integrated speech recognition designed specifically for the financial markets, today announced that they have jointly been awarded the 2018 American Financial Technology Award (AFTA) for “Best Partnership or Alliance.

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Notes from the road: Traveling the world with Verint

In the past month, I’ve had the pleasure of traveling the world with Verint and its partners talking about financial compliance. I presented keynote speeches in NYC and Toronto and participated as a panelist in NYC and Zurich, all focused on GreenKey’s partnership with Verint and the future of voice in finance and compliance.

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GreenKey Going Global - November Newsletter

This month, GreenKey leadership participated in events in Chicago, New York, Orlando, Toronto and Zurich, focusing on promoting our open source partnership with FINOS, explaining our collaboration with Verint, and exploring new opportunities with emergency services.

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IPC and GreenKey Automate Workflows

IPC and GreenKey collaboration will enable new voice-to-text workflows for the IPC user community New York, NY – September 10, 2018 - IPC, a leading global provider of secure, compliant communications and networking solutions for the financial markets community, and GreenKey Technologies, creator of voice-automated workflows for the financial markets, today announced they have expanded their partnership, entering into a new co-development agreement to bring to market a new, comprehensive set of tools and capabilities to enhance voice-to-text user workflows.

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Q&A: All About FreeSWITCH ClueCon 2018

Since 2005, members of the open-source community gather in Chicago each year for FreeSWITCH ClueCon. This annual conference is “a conference for developers, by developers” of the open-source voice over IP technology “FreeSWITCH” that powers many telephony platforms (including GreenKey).

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Expanding Scribe's Accent Coverage

Voice recognition is only as good as the inputs used to train the technology. That’s why introducing Scribe to the dialect of hundreds of accents has been crucial to ensuring its accuracy for transcription services.

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Alexa and Siri Won't Work in Noisy Environments

Voice assistants are everywhere, especially in people’s homes. We use Alexa, Siri, and Google Home to control our lights, answer trivia questions, and play music. Notably, sales of voice assistant devices have more than doubled in the last year.

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How close are we to Westworld? An A.I. and Voice Recognition Expert Weighs In

Most AI researchers I know are addicted to Westworld. Here’s why: it’s a representation of how far technology could go, while staying within the realm of plausible reality. The seamless interaction between humans and AI portrayed by HBO is something myself and other AI researchers strive to achieve.

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GreenKey Files Patent on Fast, High-Accuracy Transcription Using Multiple Engines

(CHICAGO, June 6, 2018) – GreenKey Technologies, creator of an artificial intelligence (AI) and voice-driven collaboration tool for financial market participants, announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has accepted its application for improved speed and transcription accuracy of automatic speech transcription based on multiple speech-to-text engines.

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GreenKey Scribe SwitchBoard: The next step in voice technology

At GreenKey, our data science team is constantly focused on one question: How do we make a machine recognize speech as well as humans? Several companies have shown computers outperforming humans at speech recognition, but these tests are normally on specific types of audio and don’t involve noisy environments.

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Working in a Paradigm Shift

In my 20+ year career, I’ve been lucky enough to be on the cusp of two technology paradigm shifts. In 1997, I got into web development, and in 2010 I began working with mobile.

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GreenKey Scribe: Alexa-like Speech Recognition for Police, Fire, and Emergency Services

Over the last couple of years at GreenKey, I’ve been part of the team building Scribe, a deep-learning AI for nuanced industries. Dubbed the “Alexa for Wall Street” by Forbes, we’re now expanding Scribe’s focus to emergency services, like police and fire departments, and emergency medical technicians.

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Riding the Regtech Wave with Voice Tech

As part of its annual series with industry leaders, John Lothian News interviewed GreenKey CEO Nader Shwayhat about developments in voice technology and the company’s efforts moving ahead. Watch the video and read the rest here

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Alexa! Move Over. Smart Turret Tech Understands Trading

Traders working in fast-paced markets with negotiation, like fixed income, are accustomed to talking through their turrets to counterparties. Now with combined technology from IPC and GreenKey Technologies, they can talk to their turret, and the turret will capture their voice and fill in forms…

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IPC collaborates with GreenKey to bring a powerful, AI-based speech recognition solution that converts real-time voice into useable data for the financial markets

Introducing innovative machine learning speech recognition solution with tailored financial language models New York, NY – February 22, 2018 - IPC, a leading global provider of secure, compliant communications and networking solutions for the financial markets community, and GreenKey Technologies, creator of patented voice software with integrated speech recognition designed specifically for the financial markets, today announced that they have just signed an agreement for a significant collaboration between the firms.

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GreenKey “Voice-Enables” Wall Street Via Openfin; Creates First Industry Standard for Voice Applications

GreenKey Technologies, creator of patented voice software with integrated speech recognition designed for the financial markets, today announced that the firm will release its voice API through OpenFin’s plugin architecture.

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GreenKey Joins the Symphony Software Foundation; Will open source voice software.

GreenKey, creator of patented voice software with integrated speech recognition designed for the financial markets, today announced the firm has joined the Symphony Software Foundation, a nonprofit organization fostering innovation in financial services through open source software (OSS).

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GreenKey Awarded Only Patent for Speech-to-Text Engine Designed for Financial Markets.

GreenKey Technologies, creator of an award-winning, team-based, voice collaboration tool for financial and regulated markets, announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company a second patent for its latest innovation: speech-to-text for the financial markets, incorporating custom processes for language model creation; model training; error correction, and accelerated transcription to allow for fast, accurate transcription of domain-specific conversations and instructions.

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Alexa for Wall Street: Meet the Tech Company Accelerating the Trading Process with Voice Commands

Original Article Traders need to think quickly, speak quickly, type quickly to capitalize on near-instantaneous market movements. But they’re only as fast as their fingers, which on average type 30 to 40 words per minute.

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GreenKey Technologies and Red Box Recorders Partner to Launch Integrated Trading Voice Collaboration and Compliance Recording Solution.

GreenKey Technologies, an AI-driven voice collaboration platform for the financial markets, announced today a global partnership with Red Box Recorders, a market leading expert in voice recording technology and services, to create an integrated solution for embedded compliance recording within GreenKey’s software-based trader collaboration offering.

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GreenKey and iMarket Communications Announce Interconnection of Their Network Communities.

iMarket Communications, a premier telecommunications provider specializing in trader voice and data solutions for the financial, banking and energy industries, and GreenKey Technologies, creator of an artificial intelligence (AI) and voice-driven collaboration tool for financial market participants, today announced an interconnection partnership.

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GreenKey Files Patent on MiFID II Solution: Voice to Electronic Quote

GreenKey Technologies, creator of an artificial intelligence (AI) and voice-driven collaboration tool for financial market participants, announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has accepted its application for human speech-to-text and subsequent interpretation of spoken financial trades in a fast and accurate manner.

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GreenKey CEO Focused on Using the Cloud for Next-Gen Voice Broking Data

Our CEO, Nader Shwayhat was interviewed by the John Lothian News team during the FIA Boca Conference. For years people have been predicting the demise of voice broking, but to a great extent what has happened is smaller voice broker desks are doing the same amount of work.

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New GreenKey Chief Exec Bullish Over Technology Changes

See article at Global Investor Group

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GreenKey Appoints Nader Shwayhat CEO

Veteran FinTech Leader Has Track Record of Driving Innovation, Building Businesses Based on Real-Time Communications, Trading Workflow GreenKey, creator of an award-winning voice platform for financial market participants, announced today the appointment of Nader Shwayhat, 39, as its new Chief Executive Officer.

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GreenKey Technologies and Trader Link Networks Announce Interconnection of their Network Communities

Interconnection provides additional connectivity and collaborative tools to the Canadian Financial Markets TORONTO and CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Following successful customer site deployments of the GreenKey Connect Gateway, GreenKey announces an interconnection partnership with Trader Link Networks.

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GreenKey Releasing 'Pocket Turret' Mobile App

See article at Waters Technology

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GreenKey to Launch Mobile 'Turret' App

GreenKey, creator of an award-winning voice workspace platform for global financial market participants, today announced that the firm next month will launch a mobile application for traders and brokers for iOS and Android devices.

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Guarding the Turret: The Future of Trader Voice

See article at Waters Technology

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GreenKey Technologies Offers a Compliance Solution to the CFTC's Rule 1.35

One of the ongoing challenges faced by most market participants after many new rules and regulations have been promulgated over the last few years is how to capture, store, analyze and retrieve the vast quantities of data that are produced from daily communications.

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Talk, Don't Type

Humans have been talking for 100,000 years – and now, with the latest developments in machine learning and computing power, machines are smart enough to listen. Not only can machines recognise speech, they can understand the meaning of it.

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CPOs to Know: Anthony Tassone on Moving to HTML5

See article at Built in Chicago

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Why Voice Collaboration Matters

Who is GreenKey really? We are a bunch of telephony, algo trading and web development geeks who had wanted to trade energy, which is largely a “call-around” OTC market. We were shocked when everyone told us we needed to set up private lines and purchase $10,000 telephones to talk to the market.

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GreenKey Named as Top 50 Startup

See article at Built In Chicago

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GreenKey's Virtual Turret Awarded Patent

GreenKey Technologies, winner of the 2015 most promising sell-side start up award and maker of voice software designed specifically for traders and brokers, announced today the USPTO has granted the company a patent for their “soft turret” functionality.

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GreenKey Wins 2015 Most Promising Startup

GreenKey Technologies, maker of voice software designed specifically for broker and traders, has been awarded the “2015 Most Promising Sell-Side Start Up by Waters Technology.” GreenKey’s voice network has rapidly expanded and now includes over 150 banks, brokerage firms and trading firms, all leveraging GreenKey’s innovative “soft turret.

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