SpeechTEK 2014 Tutorial: Develop Voice Applications for Android

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STKU-3 – Develop Voice Applications for Android
9:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m
Michael McTear, Professor – University of Ulster
 
Learn how to develop voice-based apps for Android devices using open source software. Based on a series of step-by- step examples, you learn how to create apps that talk and recognize your speech. Looking first at the basic technologies of text-to-speech and speech recognition, this workshop shows you how to create more complex apps that can perform useful tasks. By the end of the workshop, you know how to develop a simple voice-based personal assistant that you can customize to suit your own needs. 
This workshop covers
1) an introduction to speech on Android devices and components of a voice-based personal assistant;
2) text-to-speech synthesis using Google TTS;
3) getting and processing speech recognition results;
4) creating and using libraries for TTS and speech recognition;
5) developing voice-based apps such as a simple conversation assistant;
6) future trends.
 
Attendees receive a copy of Voice Application Development for Android by Michael F. McTear and Zoraida Callejas.
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