Alexa, the origin story with Jeff Adams

Alexa, the origin story with Jeff Adams

Alexa, the origin story with Jeff Adams 1800 1200 VUX World

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.

Links

www.cobaltspeech.com

info@cobaltspeech.com

http://www.cobaltspeech.com/coblog