CEO: Dr. David Jehring
Specialist Area: Healthcare IT
Black Pear’s principle activity is software research and development in the healthcare sector. Its greatest innovation has been the use of the public cloud to create an electronic ‘Shared Plan’ for patients, enabling their medical data to be shared quickly and easily between all health care professionals involved.
CEO: Benedikt von Thüngen
Specialist area: Speech recognition technology
Speechmatics has developed speech recognition software it claims can understand ‘any English accent in the world from Owen Jones to Jacob Rees-Mogg’. The company has recently developed a unique AI-powered framework called ‘The Automatic Linguist’, which uses machine-learning to ‘build’ any language in the world in a matter of days.
CEO: Steven Greenall
Specialist Area: Music and Education
Warwick Music Group has created a range of musical instruments for children from plastic. The plastic designs are typically more portable, more durable and cheaper than traditional instruments. Launched in 2012, the world’s first plastic trombone – pBone – has since become the biggest-selling trombone worldwide.