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Speech Technology and Research Laboratory

World-renowned for innovative solutions in speech and natural language

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The STAR Laboratory offers deep expertise in signal processing, phonetics/phonology, linguistics, mathematical modeling, and software engineering. The laboratory builds systems that meet the needs of both government and commercial clients for interactive speech, speech translation, accurate recognition in noisy environments, education, and English as a second language. These systems rely on embedded, server, and distributed architectures.

With its fine balance of skilled engineers, computer scientists, and linguists, the laboratory creates and transfers technology for government and commercial clients in areas such as signal processing, phonetics/phonology, mathematical modeling, and software engineering.

Current technologies for license include EduSpeak, DynaSpeak, and the SRI Language Modeling Toolkit.

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News & Events

Bloomberg News, Dec 23, 2014

Researchers say recent breakthroughs in speech recognition and artificial intelligence will soon make gadgets dramatically better at understanding people. SRI VP William Mark notes that authentic conversational interaction is where the leading edge is right now.