Articles by Kashyap Kompella
Generative AI and Speech Technology: Proceed with Caution
With great power comes great responsibility.
The Need for Explainable AI in Speech Technology
As artificial intelligence becomes more widely adopted, it will have to be more responsible.
Recognizing Atypical Speech Is ASR’s Achilles’ Heel
Accessibility can't be an afterthought.
Voice Assistant Technology Struggles with Monetization
Alexa, Siri, and the like are popular but not profitable.
The Brain-Computer Interface: The Frontier of Speech Tech
BCI offers hope for assistive technologies that help people who can no longer articulate speech.
The Rise (and Risks) of Speech Synthesis Applications
The use cases for synthetic voice abound, but companies will need to guard against malicious actors.
Why Speech Tech Is Key to a Well-Rounded Metaverse
Voice adds an exciting fourth dimension to 3-D virtual worlds.
NLP and Data Statements: Let’s Speak the Right Language(s)
‘Natural' language processing must not mean ‘English' language processing
Building the Next Generation of ASR: Speech Emotion Recognition Apps
Getting rich real-world data is critical, but it's only half the battle.
Speech Emotion Recognition: The Next Step in the User Experience
Enhancing speech technology's emotional quotient will do wonders for human-machine interactions. The first in a two-part series.
Digital Assistants and Privacy: Artificial Intelligence Weighs in
AI has some thoughts about whether it knows too much about you
Mitigating Bias in Speech Recognition Systems
The fault, dear Siri, is not in our voices, but in our choices
Voice Interfaces and Contactless Interactions
A shift in our preferences toward eliminating or reducing touchpoints seems inevitable
Consumer Voice Apps and Smart Devices Lead the Way for Speech Tech
Interface and data security challenges remain, however
Smart Speakers Should Embrace Privacy by Design
Privacy concerns are to be expected with always-on devices that are passively listening to your most intimate conversations. But media reports of employees and contractors of Amazon and Apple listening to such voice recordings have escalated such concerns.
Security Threats to Speech Apps in the Age of Deep Fakes
As machine learning marches forward, we are becoming aware of the dangers of "deep fakes" generated by deep learning algorithms. Not surprisingly, machines can be both the problem and the solution.
What’s Your Enterprise Strategy for Voice Applications?
It matters who your target is