SpeechTEK Europe 2011

May. 25, - May. 26, 2011
Location: Copthorne Tara Hotel Scarsdale Place Kensington London, W8 5SR England London, UK,

SpeechTEK Europe 2011 - Moving Forward with Speech
Designed to help forward-thinking businesses embrace speech technologies and implement strategies to increase customer service and satisfaction, benefit staff, minimise costs, and improve competitiveness.

Speakers and case studies from:
Google – Barclays Bank – Deutsche Telekom - Ovum – Nuance – Loquendo – Openstream – Voxeo - Belgian Railways - Telecom Italia - Cable & Wireless

LEARN ABOUT Business strategies - Speech biometrics - Multichannel applications – Multilingual applications - Multimodal applications - Assistive technologies - Analytics and Measurement - Voice User Interaction design - Speech application development tools and languages - Case studies and more


Cloud-based Speech Recognition for Mobile and the Web
Dave Burke, Engineering Director, Google
Over the past couple of years Google has been making big investments in cloud-based speech recognition services and applications, particularly for the Android and Chrome platforms. Dave Burke discusses and demos Google's latest developments and touches on some of the company's future plans in this area.

Dave Burke talks exclusively to SpeechTEK Europe about Android, smartphones, and Google's plans for speech on the web. Read the full exclusive interview with Dave Burke here.

Bridging the Language Divide
Professor Alex Waibel, Carnegie Mellon & Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Director of International Center on Advanced Communication Technologies (InterACT). Founder & Chairman, Mobile Technologies, LLC
As our world becomes increasingly interdependent and globalisation brings people together more than ever, it's no longer the 'digital divide' that separates us, but the 'language divide' and its associated cultural differences. Using our mobile phones we could connect with everyone, if only we shared a common language and a common understanding. Yet forcing uniformity is neither realistic nor desirable. Can technology provide an answer?