Speech Technologies and Platforms - Present and Future Evolutions

Posted in Conferences, Companies, Science on December 06, 2008



At the end of the last century, the landscape of speech applications was abruptly changed due to the convergence of several factors: the maturity of speech technologies and the advent of standards and platforms.

The talk will give a clear picture of the current status of technologies and platforms in use in today speech applications and highlights of the trends of evolution.

Speaker: Paolo Baggia, Director of International Standards, Loquendo
Paolo Baggia is currently Director of International Standards of Loquendo and actively involved in W3C and the VoiceXML Forum, where he is a member of the Board of Directors. Formerly, he lead the VoiceXML browser development for Loquendo's VoxNauta platform. In 1989, he joined CSELT, Telecom Italia's R lab, and was involved in several research activities, including natural language, speech parsing, spoken dialog design, and language modeling. In 1999, he took part in a large-scale speech application: the automation of TreniItalia railway company's call centers. He holds a degree in computer science from the Università di Torino.

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