In de VS en China is de smart speaker al een vaste waarde, maar ook in Europa begint de technologie nu stilaan te integreren. Tijdens deze training leert u voicetechnologie te integreren in uw producten, de microfoons in uw producten optimaal te gebruiken en krijgt u een overzicht van de huidige marksituatie. Deze training is vooral geschikt voor innovatie managers, product managers en product ontwikkelaars. Lees snel het programma! (in het Engels)


  •  Introduction & Market Trends by Dr. Wouter Haerick - 15'

Since end of 2018, Europe is embracing the smart speaker. While sales had been exploding in both US and Asia, Europe is now also adopting this technology to make places smarter. We give an overview of the trends and the expected growth, and zoom in on how this technology has been used in many services in US and Asia.

  • Update on Advanced Technology for Speech Processing by Prof. Nilesh Madhu -1h30

In this session you will get familiar with the technologies behind the state-of-the-art of voice-based services. This includes:

- Robust audio capturing & speech enhancement techniques to remove extraneous audio sources, reverberation, echoes, electrical interference, microphone degradation effects, etc.

- Voice recognition pipeline: feature extraction, feature mapping to language/phonetic components, interpretation

- Possible future applications, e.g., use of distributed microphone arrays, speaker identification and verification, emotion recognition, healthcare services, ..

  • Coffee Break
  • Digital Assistants Technology - How to use it? Step-by-step instructions & live demonstrations by Jelle Nelis - 1h45

From a product development perspective, we walk you through the practical steps to embed voice control as the next feature in your product and service:

- Your personal voice assistant: overview of Amazon Alexa, Google Home, Apple Siri, and many more platforms

- Step-by-step instructions and practical examples on how to integrate voice assistant technology in your latest, innovative products (focus on Amazon Alexa, Google Home and Apple Siri)

- Integration possibilities via IFTTT and live demos of Digital Voice Assistant technology

The training will be given in English or Dutch depending on the audience. For additional information, contact Matthias Strobbe.


woensdag 2 oktober 2019, 09:00 - 13:00


108 Technologiepark-Zwijnaarde
Ghent 9052 Belgium



Meer info

Agoria members: € 295 (promotion code: agoria2019)
non-Agoria members: € 350

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