Speech and Voice

Databricks Speech and Voice

How Comcast Uses Voice, Data, and AI in Home Entertainment

Here’s an interesting look at how Comcast uses data to enrich customer experience. Comcast’s Data Team is bringing together voice, data, and AI to make home entertainment more accessible to everyone– regardless of age, language proficiency, or ability. With every voice prompt, the Xfinity remote control turns billions of spoken words into actionable insights, personalizing […]

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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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AI Speech and Voice

Creating an 86,000 Hour Speech Dataset with Apache Spark and TPUs

As part of its machine learning benchmarking efforts, MLCommons has built an 86,000 hour open supervised speech recognition dataset with a commercial-use license known as The People’s Speech, incorporating subtitled videos and audio in the public domain scraped from the Internet.

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AI Speech and Voice

Make Your Applications Interactive with Speech Services

Another great session from the Global Azure Data & AI Fest on who to make your applications interactive with Speech Services by Veronika Kolesnikova.

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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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AI Speech and Voice

What’s new with Speech? Custom Neural Voice now in GA!

In this episode of the AI Show, Seth, Edward and Sarah talk about a recently GA’d feature called Custom Neural Voice.

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Deep Learning Speech and Voice

Tagging Audio using Deep Learning

Andreas Vrålstad chats with Seth Juarez about how you can use deep learning for audio. We’ll explain how we can use sounds, convert them into images and build a classifier model to tag songs according to mood.

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Maker Speech and Voice

Build Your Own Alexa Speaker

Sure, Prime day is happening now, but where’s the DIY fun in that? Here’s a GitHub tutorial on how to build your own Alexa powered speaker. DIY Alexa with the ESP32 Want to build your own Alexa? All you will need is an ESP32 and Microphone board. Demo video and code walkthrough is available here […]

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IoT Speech and Voice

Voice-enabled IoT scenarios with Custom Commands

Custom Commands makes it easy to build rich voice commanding apps optimized for voice-first interaction experiences. This session will walk through what Custom Commands is and how to use it for voice commanding scenarios. Learn more about Custom Commands at https://aka.ms/iotshow/CustomCommands

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