Adds Custom Vocabulary to Otter Voice Notes AI App for iOS, Android and Web

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Otter Addresses the Challenges of Jargon, Acronyms and Names to Increase Accuracy

Los Altos, CA  - May 29, 2019 -, creator of Otter, an AI-powered live transcription and collaboration app introduced Custom Vocabulary to empower users to teach Otter uncommon jargon, acronyms, and names of people, products and companies by adding these words to their accounts. Enterprises can add their entire employee directory into Otter for Teams custom vocabulary ensuring that everyone’s name is properly recognized and spelled in meetings. Custom Vocabulary will result in a noticeable improvement in accuracy and legibility.

“With Custom Vocabulary, you will see a big leap in Otter’s accuracy in recognizing your unique terminologies and name spellings, such as Jon vs. John, SDGs (sustainable development goals) vs. STDs, the guardian ad litem (legal term) vs. The Guardian (UK newspaper)," said Simon Lau, VP of Product at

“’s Custom Vocabulary raises the accuracy bar even higher enabling companies to customize Otter for Teams transcriptions with employee, client and product names as well as unique industry specific terms,” said Zeus Kerravala, chief analyst at ZK Research. “Otter already had the most accurate live transcriptions but Customer Vocabulary makes this AI collaboration app even more valuable as a productivity offering and eliminates the annoying ongoing errors with hard to pronounce names and industry specific jargon and acronyms in meeting notes, broadcasts or conferences”

Otter Voice Notes is an AI app that transcribes voice-to-text in real time and generates rich notes for meetings, interviews, lectures, and any live and recorded conversations. By capturing spoken words accurately and making valuable information easily searchable and shareable, Otter helps business professionals, students, journalists, and researchers stay focused, save time, and collaborate more effectively. By providing an interactive transcript player that can be embedded in web pages and social posts, Otter helps podcasters, writers, and public speakers extend their reach to a broader online audience.

Otter for Teams, the company’s business offering, supports advanced collaboration and security features, as well as centralized billing, administration, and reporting. Late to a meeting? Scroll back to catch up with what was said. Missed a meeting? Speed listen and skip to just the highlighted parts. Can’t attend multiple events at the same time? Watch simultaneous live transcripts and decide if you need to jump to another call. Universities, financial institutions, government bodies, media agencies, and other enterprises adopt Otter for Teams to improve employee performance, productivity, and accessibility.

Pricing and Availability

Custom Vocabulary is available today on iOS, Android, and Web at no additional cost to Otter for Teams and Otter Premium paid subscribers. Otter Basic is available for free. Learn more about Otter pricing plans and features.

About creates technologies and products that make valuable information from voice conversations instantly accessible and actionable. The Otter app uses proprietary artificial intelligence (AI) to generate shareable, searchable, rich notes that combine audio, transcription, speaker identification, inline photos, and key phrases. Otter has received numerous top honors, including Google Play’s Best of 2018, Apple’s New Apps We Love, and Fast Company’s Best Productivity Apps of 2018. is backed by the first investors at Google, Tesla, DeepMind, and Facebook. Its team includes top engineering and research talent from Google, Alibaba, Facebook, Uber, and Nuance.Follow on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Download Otter Voice Notes from the Apple App Store, Google Play, or visit on the web at

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