Pietro Passarelli

BBC #newsHack '17 `@TranscriptionBot`

GitHub, | Vimeo
Stack: node, Botkit.ai, Slack API, Question generation component,
Proof of concept demo of chatbot conversational interface for transcription service.

Use case

Journalist working with audio interviews, recorded on their smartphone, for a text article.
Our team got an honorable mention at the BBC News Labs conversational user interface #newsHACK.


User uploads audio file onto slack channel, slack bot handles transcriptions, and allows user to query transcription, for questions, answers, both, and insight into the text.

Slackbot Screenshot


See github repo README for more info.