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AI Transcription Benchmark: 1 Million Hours of Youtube Videos with Parakeet TDT 1.1B for Just $1260, a 1000-fold cost reduction 

AI transcription - Parakeet TRT 1.1B batch transription compared against APIs

Building upon the inference benchmark of Parakeet TDT 1.1B on SaladCloud and with our ongoing efforts to enhance the system architecture and implementation for batch jobs, we have achieved a 1000-fold cost reduction for AI transcription with Salad. This incredible cost-performance comes while maintaining the same level of accuracy as other managed transcription services.  YouTube is […]

Text-to-Speech (TTS) API Alternative: Self-Managed OpenVoice vs MetaVoice Comparison

Self-managed Openvoice vs Metavoice comparison: A Text to speech API alternative

A cost-effective alternative to Text-to-speech APIs In the realm of text-to-speech (TTS) technology, two open-source models have recently garnered everyone’s attention: OpenVoice and MetaVoice. Each model has unique capabilities in voice synthesis, but both were recently open sourced. We conducted benchmarks for both models on SaladCloud showing a world of efficiency and cost-effectiveness, highlighting the […]

MetaVoice AI Text-to-Speech (TTS) Benchmark: Narrate 100,000 words for only $4.29 on Salad

MetaVoice Text-to-Speech gpu benchmark on SaladCloud

Note: Do not miss out on listening to voice clones of 10 different celebrities reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone towards the end of the blog. Introduction to MetaVoice-1B MetaVoice-1B is an advanced text-to-speech (TTS) model boasting 1.2 billion parameters, meticulously trained on a vast corpus of 100,000 hours of speech. Engineered with a […]

Parakeet TDT 1.1B Inference Benchmark on SaladCloud: 1,000,000 hours of transcription for Just $1260


Parakeet TDT 1.1B GPU benchmark The Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) model, Parakeet TDT 1.1B, is the latest addition to NVIDIA’s Parakeet family. Parakeet TDT 1.1B boasts unparalleled accuracy and significantly faster performance compared to other models in the same family. Using our latest batch-processing framework, we conducted comprehensive tests with Parakeet TDT 1.1B against extensive […]