Voice

Data Driven Speech and Voice

Veronika Kolesnikova on Making your applications interactive with Speech Services

Here’s another bonus episode that BAILey has put together. Who’s BAILey? Glad you asked. In the intro, she has a thing or two to say.In this session from the Azure Global Data Fest, Veronika Kolesnikova tell us how make your applications interactive with Speech Services. Original YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b4RSZ7aIKgE Press the play button below to […]

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Alexa

Alexa & Friends with Neha Monga

Jeff Blankenburg interviews Neha Monga, Senior Manager for Alexa Communications in this video on the Alexa Developers YouTube channel.

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Research Speech and Voice

Sound Capture and Speech Enhancement for Communication and Distant Speech Recognition

Microsoft Research discusses the general architecture of speech enhancement pipelines for the needs of hands-free telecommunication and distant speech recognition. The talk will discuss both classical approaches using statistical signal processing and deep learning using neural networks. It will be illustrated with real-life examples from the speech enhancement audio pipelines in Kinect, HoloLens, and Teams.

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The rising popularity of voice assistants for the home and beyond
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Rising Popularity of Voice Assistants for the Home and Beyond

Voice assistants were first integrated into smartphones several years ago, and consumers have become increasingly reliant on voice technology to simplify and automate the tasks in their daily lives like booking an appointment or making an online purchase. Dr. Ryan Chen, general manager of the Computing and Artificial Intelligence Technology Group at MediaTek discussed with […]

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Raspberry Pi 4 Powered Open Source Hardware Robot Paves the Way for Robot Maids
AI Guest Post

Driving Customers? How Much is AI Playing a Part?

The following is a guest post by Ashley Halsey. While artificial intelligence (AI) has taken off dramatically over the last few years and can now pretty much be found in any industry or niche of business from scientific applications to causal smartphone apps that can do practically anything you care to name. However, how has […]

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AI

NVIDIA RTX Voice Removes Background Noise with AI

ShortCircuit examines NVIDIA’s RTX Voice technology. Check out RTX Voice at https://lmg.gg/rENbC

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AI Speech and Voice

Demoing Custom Speech and Language Pre-built AI Models

Noelle shares this demo from the VOICE Summit showing off Custom Speech and Custom Language Pre-built AI Models

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Alexa

How to Build an Alexa Skill that Actually Works

Learn how to make an Alexa Skill in this programming tutorial. Understand the control flow of an Amazon Alexa application and discover how to create a voice user interface (VUI). Learn how to create a Lambda function with JavaScript, Node.js, and AWS.

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AI Speech and Voice

The Evolution of Computer Speech

The Science Elf examines the history of speech synthesis and recognition – a technology that’s commonplace in our daily lives today.

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AI Alexa

Designing for Speech

Here’s a great talk from Build 2019 about the importance of design in creating Voice and chat virtual assistants. Designing a natural language interface can be difficult, is the interface supposed to be able to interpret every single nuance of speech? and how about slang? Or should we aim more towards forced language and make […]

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