This image depicts intent recognition. A young boy says to a robot, "Play penguins!" and the robot responds, "Alright! Playing the penguin video now."
Lessons from Our Voice Engine #7: Intent Recognition

Welcome to the seventh and final installment of our “Lessons from Our Voice Engine” blog series.  Agape Deng, Computational Linguist and member of our Speech Tech team, explains intent recognition and why it’s important for kids’ experiences with speech recognition solutions. What is intent recognition?  Intent recognition is the natural language understanding (NLU) task of […]

Lessons from Our Voice Engine #6: Keyword Detection

VP of Speech Technology, Dr. Amelia Kelly, brings you the sixth installment of our “Lessons from Our Voice Engine” series, featuring high-level insights from our Engineering and Speech Tech teams on how our voice engine works.  What is keyword detection? Keyword detection is a feature of the SoapBox engine that allows users to search for […]

Lessons from Our Voice Engine #5: Acoustic Models

Speech Recognition Engineer Armin Saeb brings you the fifth installment of our “Lessons from Our Voice Engine” series, featuring high-level insights from our Engineering and Speech Tech teams on how our voice engine works.  What is an acoustic model (AM)?  Acoustic Models (AM) are key components of any speech recognition engine. An AM describes the […]

Lessons from Our Voice Engine #3: Deep Learning

Welcome to Lesson 3 in our “Lessons from Our Voice Engine” series, featuring high level insights from our Engineering and Speech Tech teams on how our voice engine works. This lesson is from Siva Reddy Gangireddy, a Senior Speech Recognition Scientist on our Speech Tech team. What is deep learning? To understand deep learning, we need […]