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recapp IT AG in the TOP 100 – The Best Swiss Startups 2016

September 14 2016


Each year, launches the TOP 100 STARTUP AWARD in cooperation with the Handelszeitung and PME Magazine. From over 100.000 young companies, the 100 most innovative and promising Swiss startups are picked by top startup experts.

Recapp IT AG reached the 82th position in 2016!

Recapp’s speech recognition technology in the Swisscom TV Box

April 27 2016


Two start-ups from Valais, Keylemon and recapp, contributed to the development of the most recent Swisscom TV Box that allows speech recognition of Swiss German dialects for the first time.


The box comes with a remote control that has an integrated microphone. Thanks to speech recognition, the content search is greatly simplified. Use your voice instead of painfully enter characters with the remote buttons. The speech search covers movie and program titles, names of actors and sports clubs as well as other key terms.


  •           record          

    Seamlessly capture a conversation, with just one tap. Our technology reduces the background noise to a minimum.

  •  upload  and  archive

    The recordings are automatically stored in the secure cloud.

  • analyze and transcribe

    We recognize different speakers, languages and use natural language processing to extract topics and keywords. We offer transcripts of your recording for further processing.

  •  preview  and  edit  

    You would like to listen to parts of the conversation again? Searching for a keyword, a topic or a speaker? The innovative and intuitive user interface helps you review and process the conversation.



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    Co-Founder & CEO

    Dr. David Imseng established a strong track record in speaker diarization and multilingual speech recognition during his graduate work at Idiap Research Institute, where he also worked on state-of-the-art algorithms and implemented faster-than-realtime speech recognition solutions. His publications have been cited more than 350 times.

    David  received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. as well as the Ph.D. degree from Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Switzerland. He has also twice been a visiting scholar at the University of California in Berkeley.

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    Co-Founder & COO

    Erika Imseng has been leading a team of six employees at the back office of a Swiss bank for several years.

    She earned a Bachelor and a Master in Business Administration from the university of applied science (FFHS) in Brig. During her studies, she focused on Innovation Management as well as Finance, Banking and Taxation. Erika already applied her knowledge during many industry-driven projects.

  • andreas-kobler-small

    Andreas Kobler is a passionate software engineer who always strives for smart solutions.  For more than then years, his contribution led to outstanding results in various software projects in industry and applied research.

    Andreas received the Bachelor in Computer Science from the University of Applied Science in Rapperswil. During his study he was already involved in the foundation of a successful software company in the telecommunication market.

  • michel-portrait-sw

    Michel Chanton is an ambitious software developer with more than five years of experience. He already worked on numerous website projects and the development of mobile apps for android as well as ios.

    He has extensive expertise in developing intuitive user interfaces based on innovative technologies. Michel has an EFZ in computer science with professional baccalaureate.


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recapp IT AG
Rue Marconi 19
1920 Martigny

+41 27 721 7776