One of the founding fathers of Alexa, Jeff Adams, shares the origin story behind the world’s most popular voice assistant, Alexa.

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Jeff Adams was the founding manager of the Alexa speech group; the team that made Alexa listen and talk. Jeff joins us to share the origin story of Alexa: where it come from and how it was created, and why the device was called ‘Echo’.

Jeff also explains the details behind the three core parts of speech recognition: lexicons, acoustic modelling and language modelling, how the Doppler became the Echo and about his company Cobalt Speech.

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www.cobaltspeech.com

info@cobaltspeech.com

http://www.cobaltspeech.com/coblog

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