Voicebox Episode #8 - Improving Stephen Hawking's speech system
Lama Nachman, Director of Anticipatory Computing Lab, Intel Labs
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Voicebox takes takes a look at the power and pervasiveness of the human voice in shaping our everyday world. Hosted by Ezra Zaid, Voicebox examines the impact of this uniquely human instrument and the role it plays in making and breaking the bonds between us.
This week, Intel's Lama Nachman explains how developing Stephen Hawking's new speech system resulted in the creation of a remarkable open-source project that allows Intel to work with researchers and how it can help bridge the gap between assistive technologies and the general public.
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Tags: Evening Edition, Voicebox, vb-ee, Lama Nachman, Stephen Hawking, Assistive Technologies, ACAT, Assistive Context-Aware Toolkit, Intel, ALS