Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
ICDM to Establish New Display Evaluation Standards Based on Samsung and LG Proposals
Globalfoundries and Intel to Talk About 10, 7nm at IEDM
Intel and Mobileye Offer Present Algorithms to Prove the Safety of Autonomous Vehicles
Chinese BOE and CSOT to Invest in Japanese JOLED, Adding Pressure to South Korean Rivals
Samsung's 8nm LPP is Ready For Production
Intel Advances Artificial Intelligence With Nervana Neural Network Processor
Razer Launches Quad-core Blade Stealth Laptop and Core V2 External Graphics Enclosure
Google Designed New Pixel Visual Core Chip Internally
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Fujitsu...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Fujitsu Develops Wearable, Hands-Free Speech Translation Device


Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. has development of a wearable, hands-free speech translation device, suitable for tasks in which the users' hands are often occupied, such as in diagnoses or treatment in healthcare.

The compact, wearable, hands-free speech translation device is using small omnidirectional microphones built inside the device. In the previous hands-free speech translation technology developed in 2016 to run on tablets, the system used an external directional microphone to identify the direction of the speaker.

Fujitsu successfully miniaturized the devices through the use of miniaturized omnidirectional microphones and technology that enhances the directivity of sound in the target direction using an L-shaped sound channel, which dampens sound from directions other than the target direction.

With this newly developed technology, Fujitsu Laboratories achieved a speech detection accuracy of 95% in an environment with comparable noise levels to an examination room in a large hospital (about 60 decibels of noise) at a natural distance for a face-to-face conversation between a healthcare provider and a patient of about 80 cm.

Fujitsu Laboratories will evaluate the effectiveness of these newly developed translation devices in healthcare situations as part of a multilingual speech translation clinical trial being carried out jointly with Fujitsu Limited, the University of Tokyo Hospital, and NICT, with the new devices being deployed in November 2017.

Going forward, Fujitsu Laboratories aims to expand speech translation systems using this technology to a variety of fields, such as in assisting guests in tourism and in public services from local governments, with the goal of commercialization in fiscal 2018.



Previous
Next
South Korean Government Wants to Stop Technology "Leaks" to China        All News        Dell Sees Solid Growth in Worldwide PC Monitor Market
Pioneer Introduces New CDJ-2000NXS2-W and DJM-900NXS2-W     Consumer Electronics News      Sony Unveils 4K HDR Palm-style Camcorders with Phase-detection AF

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Fujitsu AI-Based Algorithm Estimates Workers' Heat Stress Levels
Fujitsu Virtual Machine Control Technology Improves Server Density
Fujitsu and Oracle Launch Fujitsu SPARC M12 Servers with Fastest Per-Core Performance
Fujitsu to Build GPU-equipped RIKEN Deep Learning System Dedicated to AI Research
Fujitsu Releases FRAM Memory For The Automotive Market
Fujitsu Develops Connection Control Technology for LTE and Wi-Fi
Fujitsu Develops Slide-Style Vein Authentication Technology Based on Palm Veins
Fujitsu Launches Online Biometric Authentication Service With Support for FIDO-Compliant Security
Fujitsu Starts Operations For Japan's Fastest Supercomputer
New Fujitsu LIFEBOOK Family Addresses the Demands of The Workspace
Fujitsu Develops AI-based Recognition Technology For Handwritten Chinese Characters
Fujitsu' New IP-HE950 Encoder and Decoder Offer real-time 4K Video Transmission

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .