Pablo Arias is a final-year PhD student in perception and cognitive science at the audio research lab, IRCAM, in Paris. We discuss Pablo’s work on the how smiling changes the voice, and how people perceive smiling and non-smiling voices.
Benjamin Etienne is a data scientist at Rogervoice, a mobile app that allows deaf and hard-of-hearing people to use the telephone. Ben shares his inspirational story about how he taught himself data science and machine learning in the evenings, so he could work in a more technical role.
Greg Beller is the Head of the Interfaces Research and Creation team the leading audio research laboratory IRCAM in France. We explore the relationship between sound and physical space, and the link between our voices and our gestures.
In this episode I talk with Charles Cadbury, owner of the London-based technology consultancy, Champers Advisory, about his experience building voice applications, and the fascinating future of voice technology. We cover the challenges when working with client data, how payment transactions can and will be handled over voice, how voice assistants will change the landscape of consumer sales and marketing, and much more.
This episode covers 8 of the most interesting voice startups that I found at the Vivatech technology conference in Paris, France. These include a voice enabled smart alarm clock that can monitor your sleep quality, and a robot behaviour system that delivers CMS content in person.
John Fitzpatrick is the VP of Product & Engineering at Voysis, a leading voice technology company that builds custom Voice AI solutions for ecommerce businesses. We cover a range of topics including the major components of the Voysis system, the technologies and tools John’s team used to build it, the challenges they faced, and GDPR.
Eric Bolo is the CTO of Batvoice Technologies, a speech analytics startup based in Paris, France. Eric talks about building a custom speech-to-text system for their flagship product, Call Watch. He introduces us to speech analytics and audio-mining, speech-to-text (STT), and discuss the pros and cons of using cloud STT services.
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