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Technology + Trends
Interspeech 2021: Laughter is no laughing matter

We had a blast at this year's Interspeech conference presenting our research on non-verbal vocalization, and hearing about all the innovative work others have done over the last year in the field of speech technology! This year, Interspeech was a hybrid conference accommodating both in-person participants in Brno, Czech Republic, and remote participants all over the world. The event offered live-streamed paper presentations, virtual rooms for poster sessions, and a well-rounded roster of featured speakers.

September 19, 2021

Dimitri Palaz

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Director of Machine Learning

Interspeech 2021: Laughter is no laughing matter

Company News
Looking Back on Summer 2021 Internships with Nathaniel Dziura

This summer we had the pleasure of having Nathaniel “Nat” Dziura join our team for a summer internship. Working alongside Georgia Clarke, Lead Data Engineer, on the Data and Linguistics Team, Nat’s work has been crucial to studying the technical aspects of implementing emotion recognition into machine learning models.

September 15, 2021

Madeline Ostrander

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Content Marketing Manager

Looking Back on Summer 2021 Internships with Nathaniel Dziura

Company News
Embodied AI Panel for SXSW 2022 + Agora RTE 2021

As summer winds down, the Rapport Team is gearing up for upcoming conferences and events. From pitching SXSW 2022 to keynoting at the largest real-time engagement event, keep reading below for opportunities to learn more about how integrating embodied AI into your business will shape the future of how consumers interact with brands.

August 17, 2021

Madeline Ostrander

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Content Marketing Manager

Embodied AI Panel for SXSW 2022 + Agora RTE 2021

Technology + Trends
Company News
Announcing Our Rapport and Pandorabots Partnership: How We're Enabling Embodied AIs

We’ve partnered with Pandorabots as our first business integration to bring you Rapport’s real time avatar animation technology to the Pandorabots chatbot platform. Pandorabots is an online web service where anyone can get started building a chatbot for free. It has over a quarter of a million registered users and hosts over 325,000 bots for a variety of applications, from original nonplayer characters to customer service, and other B2C communication tools.

August 5, 2021

Madeline Ostrander

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Content Marketing Manager

Announcing Our Rapport and Pandorabots Partnership: How We're Enabling Embodied AIs

Company News
Welcoming Fiona Proudler as an Advisor to Rapport

We’ve recently added to our Advisory Board again, and are beyond excited to welcome Fiona Proudler to the team. Fiona is a veteran agency marketer with over three decades of experience in marketing and digital advertising for an array of UK and international brands, and most recently served as CEO of AmazeRealise (now Kin + Carta Connect), which reached £35MM ARR under her leadership, with over 350 team members in five cities, including the U.S.

July 20, 2021

Ashley Whitlatch

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VP of Marketing

Welcoming Fiona Proudler as an Advisor to Rapport

Company News
Customer Success
Annual Investment Pitch Event First to Integrate with Rapport Web Viewer

Several weeks ago we shared news about our homepage demo launch in an email that caught the eye of Danny Helson, Entrepreneurship Programme Manager at the University of Edinburgh’s Bayes Center. After experimenting with more demos through Rapport’s early access platform, he was eager to show colleagues.

July 6, 2021

Ashley Whitlatch

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VP of Marketing

Annual Investment Pitch Event First to Integrate with Rapport Web Viewer

Company News
Rapport to Open New Office Location in Budapest

We’ll soon be saying, “Sziasztok!” to a new office location in the heart of Budapest, and we couldn’t be more thrilled! As we continue to see rapid growth, we’ll be looking to leverage Central Europe’s technology talent, and create a collaborative space for our existing Hungarian team members.

June 22, 2021

Ashley Whitlatch

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VP of Marketing

Rapport to Open New Office Location in Budapest

Company News
Meet Our New Machine Learning Interns: Carol and Jinhong

It’s officially summer, which means we have some fresh faces joining our summer internship program. We are excited to welcome Carol and Jinhong to the Machine Learning team at Rapport.

June 9, 2021

Madeline Ostrander

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Content Marketing Manager

Meet Our New Machine Learning Interns: Carol and Jinhong

Learn + Explore
7 Ways to Elevate Your Customer Communications

One of the most important factors in a relationship is communication. Personal and professional relationships with seamless communication have an uncapped potential for success, while poor communication inevitably leads to loss of revenue, customer loyalty, and potential leads.

May 25, 2021

Olivia Quadros

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7 Ways to Elevate Your Customer Communications

Learn + Explore
Company News
Working Remotely at Rapport and Why We’re Going ‘Choice First’

Is the future of work remote? Learn how the @RapportCloud team is approaching #remotework, post COVID.

April 28, 2021

Cristina Baniceanu

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Project Manager

Working Remotely at Rapport and Why We’re Going ‘Choice First’

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