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Issue 17 - Special Series: Voice + Acoustics Front and Center in Healthcare

  • Voice and Acoustics Now Front and Center on the Healthcare Mainstage

    Voice and Acoustics Now Front and Center on the Healthcare Mainstage The power of the human vocal instrument enters a new dimension as healthcare accelerates innovation to meet the incredible demands of the COVID-19 crisis As the universal user interface, voice and acoustics have been used to great effect for arguably hundreds of thousands of years, patiently waiting in the wings for their next evolution.
  • Voice and Acoustic Use Cases in Healthcare

    Voice and Acoustic Use Cases in Healthcare Following are voice and acoustics/sensory use cases, some from companies that Azafran has discovered from events like the The Voice of Healthcare Summit, Azafran Research and other sources: Voice Azafran Watchlist Company that serves as a Voice Assistant for electronic medical records with a focus on eliminating the need for extra “hands” to enter or recall patient health data during exams.
  • Detection of COVID-19 Via Voice and Acoustic Biomarkers

    Detection of COVID-19 Via Voice and Acoustic Biomarkers A Framework for Biomarkers of COVID-19 Based on Coordination of Speech-Production Subsystems Following is an excerpt from a recently published paper in the IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (May 2020). While a bit deeper into the technical aspects than we typically travel in INSIGHTS editions, the paper shows the leading edge of thinking around the power and full spectrum of the acoustic instrument that humans now have at our disposal.

Issue 16 - Voice and Acoustics Revolution

  • Global Pandemic Drives Voice and Acoustics to the Brink of a Revolution

    Global Pandemic Drives Voice and Acoustics to the Brink of a Revolution It is hard to imagine or compare any event in history that has altered daily life so significantly and almost overnight as the Covid-19 Pandemic. Much has been written, but one transformation that was already underway has now shifted to light speed - the transition to a touch-free world and contactless commerce.
  • Yobe Revolutionizes Voice Tracking / Noise Management Technology

    Yobe Revolutionizes Voice Tracking / Noise Management Technology One common denominator and challenge to all voice applications and tech on the market is that conversations and voice commands are happening in the real world and not a sealed chamber. From background noise to changing environments, this dynamic is affectionately referred to as the Cocktail Party Problem.
  • Avoid Being Fooled by Parlor Tricks

    Avoid Being Fooled by Parlor Tricks The Necessity of Real-World Environment Testing for Automatic Speech Recognition - by S. Hamid Nawab, PhD, originally published in “Speech Technology” Voice assistants developed by Amazon, Google, Xiaomi, Alibaba, and others are poised to take over the world. A report by Juniper Research estimates that 70 million U.

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