Retrieval Augmented Generation For Speeches: The Future of Speech Analysis
Speeches are an integral part of human communication and have been used throughout history to convey ideas, inspire change, and connect with others. From political speeches to TED talks, speeches have the power to captivate and influence audiences. As technology advances, the ability to analyze and understand speeches has become increasingly important. This is where retrieval augmented generation (RAG) comes into play.
In this blog article, we will explore the concept of retrieval augmented generation for speeches, its benefits for researchers, marketers, and organizations, and how it is shaping the future of speech analysis.
Understanding Retrieval Augmented Generation
Retrieval augmented generation (RAG) is a cutting-edge technique that combines natural language processing (NLP) and generative artificial intelligence (AI) models to improve the process of content generation. It involves using a large language model, such as GPT-3, to generate text based on prompts or cues provided by the user.
In the context of speeches, RAG works by analyzing a large corpus of speech data and using it to generate new speeches based on a given prompt. This allows for the creation of unique and high-quality speeches that are tailored to a specific topic or audience.
The Benefits of Speech Analysis with RAG
As a researcher, marketer, or organization, there are numerous benefits to using RAG for speech analysis. Let’s take a closer look at some of them.
1. Accurate and Efficient Analysis
Traditionally, speech analysis has been a time-consuming and labor-intensive process. RAG eliminates the need for manual transcription and analysis, making the process more efficient and accurate. With the help of NLP and large language models, RAG can quickly analyze vast amounts of speech data and provide valuable insights.
2. Customized Speeches
One of the most significant advantages of RAG for speech analysis is the ability to generate customized speeches. As a researcher, you can use RAG to create unique speeches for a particular topic or audience, making your research more targeted and impactful. Marketers can use RAG to generate personalized speeches for different demographics, increasing the effectiveness of their campaigns. Organizations can also benefit from RAG by creating speeches tailored to their brand’s messaging and values.
3. Improved Audience Engagement
With RAG, speeches can be generated in a way that resonates with the audience. By analyzing speech data, RAG can identify patterns and language that are most effective in engaging a particular audience. This results in more engaging and impactful speeches that can leave a lasting impression on the audience.
4. Cost-Effective Solution
RAG offers a cost-effective solution for speech analysis. With traditional methods, hiring a team of experts and transcriptionists can be expensive. RAG eliminates the need for these resources, making it a cost-effective option for researchers, marketers, and organizations.
The Future of Speech Analysis with RAG
The potential applications of RAG for speech analysis are vast and continue to expand. With the continuous advancements in NLP and generative AI, RAG is becoming more sophisticated and accurate. In the future, we can expect to see RAG being used for real-time speech analysis, automated speech writing, and even speech translation.
Moreover, as RAG technology becomes more accessible, we can expect to see a shift in the way speeches are created and analyzed. Speechwriters and researchers will have a powerful tool at their disposal, allowing for more creativity and efficiency in their work.
In conclusion, retrieval augmented generation for speeches is a groundbreaking technology that is revolutionizing the way we analyze and create speeches. Its benefits for researchers, marketers, and organizations are numerous, making it a valuable tool for anyone looking to improve their speech analysis process. As RAG technology continues to evolve, we can expect to see an even more significant impact on the world of speeches.
How To Use Speak’s Retrieval Augmented Generation For Speeches
Step 1: Create Your Speak Account
To start your transcription and analysis, you first need to create a Speak account. No worries, this is super easy to do!
Get a 14-day trial with 30 minutes of free audio and video transcription and analysis included when you sign up for Speak.
To sign up for Speak and start using Speak Magic Prompts with retrieval augmented generation, just visit the Speak app register page here.
Step 2: Upload Your Speeches
We typically recommend MP4s for video or MP3s for audio.
However, we accept a range of audio, video and text file types.
You can upload your file for transcription in several ways using Speak:
Accepted Audio File Types
Accepted Video File Types
Accepted Text File Types
- Word Doc
You can also upload CSVs of text files or audio and video files. You can learn more about CSV uploads and download Speak-compatible CSVs here.
With the CSVs, you can upload anything from dozens of YouTube videos to thousands of Speeches files.
Publicly Available URLs
You can also upload media to Speak through a publicly available URL.
As long as the file type extension is available at the end of the URL you will have no problem importing your recording for automatic transcription and analysis.
Speak is compatible with YouTube videos. All you have to do is copy the URL of the YouTube video (for example, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKfcLcHeivc).
Speak will automatically find the file, calculate the length, and import the video.
If using YouTube videos, please make sure you use the full link and not the shortened YouTube snippet. Additionally, make sure you remove the channel name from the URL.
This library of integrations continues to grow! Have a request? Feel encouraged to send us a message.
Step 3: Calculate and Pay the Total Automatically
Once you have your file(s) ready and load it into Speak, it will automatically calculate the total cost (you get 30 minutes of audio and video free in the 14-day trial – take advantage of it!).
If you are uploading text data into Speak, you do not currently have to pay any cost. Only the Speak Magic Prompts analysis would create a fee which will be detailed below.
Once you go over your 30 minutes or need to use Speak Magic Prompts, you can pay by subscribing to a personalized plan using our real-time calculator.
Step 4: Wait for Speak to Analyze Your Speeches
If you are uploading audio and video, our automated transcription software will prepare your transcript quickly. Once completed, you will get an email notification that your transcript is complete.
That email will contain a link back to the file so you can access the interactive media player with the transcript, analysis, and export formats ready for you.
If you are importing CSVs or uploading text files Speak will generally analyze the information much more quickly.
Speak will automatically embed your data in a well-architected vector database which allows you to use retrieval augmented generation for Speeches.
Step 5: Visit Your File Or Folder
Speak is capable of analyzing both individual files and entire folders of data.
When you are viewing any individual file in Speak, all you have to do is click on the “Prompts” button.
If you want to analyze many files, all you have to do is add the files you want to analyze into a folder within Speak.
You can do that by adding new files into Speak or you can organize your current files into your desired folder with the software’s easy editing functionality.
Step 6: Select Speak Magic Prompts To Analyze Your Speeches
What Are Magic Prompts?
Speak Magic Prompts leverage innovation in artificial intelligence models often referred to as “generative AI”.
These models have analyzed huge amounts of data from across the internet to gain an understanding of language.
With that understanding, these “large language models” are capable of performing mind-bending tasks!
With Speak Magic Prompts, you can now perform those tasks on the audio, video and text data in your Speak account.
Retrieval augmented generation is what makes these Magic Prompts work so well.
Step 7: Select or Create Your Assistant Type
To help you get better results from Speak Magic Prompts, Speak has introduced “Assistant Type”.
These assistant types pre-set and provide context to the prompt engine for more concise, meaningful outputs based on your needs.
To begin, we have included:
Choose the most relevant assistant type from the dropdown.
You can also create your own custom Assistant Template Type.
If you visit the new page Account Preferences, you can see there is now an area where you can create your own custom Assistant.
This allows you to set the context of the engine for higher quality and more consistent outputs.
For example, you could say:
“We are [COMPANY NAME]. We are analyzing [DATA] to understand how to improve [GOAL]. We want all responses to be concise and in table format.”.
This becomes a reusable template in any of your manual or automated Magic Prompts.
You can create multiple templates for different use cases.
As an example, the analysis you run on a focus group may be different than a one-on-one interview.
Step 8: Create Or Select Your Desired Prompt
Here are some examples prompts that you can apply to any file right now:
- Create a SWOT Analysis
- Give me the top action items
- Create a bullet point list summary
- Tell me the key issues that were left unresolved
- Tell me what questions were asked
A modal will pop up so you can use the suggested prompts we shared above to instantly and magically get your answers.
If you have your own prompts you want to create, select “Custom Prompt” from the dropdown and another text box will open where you can ask anything you want of your data!
Step 9: Review & Share Responses
Speak will generate a concise response for you in a text box below the prompt selection dropdown. With Chat enabled, you can also continue to query that data to reveal more insights and reformat the information to your needs.
In this example, we ask to analyze all the Speeches in the folder at once for the top product dissatisfiers.
You can easily copy that response for your presentations, content, emails, team members and more!
Speak Magic Prompts Pricing
Our team at Speak Ai continues to optimize the pricing for Magic Prompts and Speak as a whole.
Right now, anyone in the 14-day trial of Speak gets 100,000 characters included in their account.
If you need more characters, you can easily include Speak Magic Prompts in your plan when you create a subscription.
You can also upgrade the number of characters in your account if you already have a subscription.
Both options are available on the subscription page.
Alternatively, you can use Speak Magic Prompts by adding a balance to your account. The balance will be used as you analyze characters.
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