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OCTAVE Fifth plenary meeting, Sophia-Antipolis (FR), 4-6 April 2017

On 4-6 April 2017, the project has celebrated its fifth plenary meeting, kindly hosted by the partner Eurecom, in Sophia Antipolis, Biot, France. The meeting has witnessed readiness of the platform for pilot. The project is now set for the user trials to start soon.

OCTAVE @ICASSP2017 – New Orleans (USA), 5-9 March

ICASSP (IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing) is the world's largest and most comprehensive technical conference focused on signal processing and its applications. The ICASSP 2017 conference featured world-class speakers, tutorials, exhibits, and over 50 lecture and poster sessions. It was held in the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans, Louisiana, [...]

Workshop on “User Authentication by Voice Biometrics: Prospects and Challenges”

The workshop is organized by OCTAVE and will see presentations from project representatives, interlaced with presentations from stakeholders expressing their needs and commenting project results and technologies against their requirements. User interaction with the system and their acceptance will be another key topic of the Workshop. Speakers will deliver their talk in English or Italian (simultaneous [...]

OCTAVE @INTERSPEECH2016 – San Francisco (USA), 8-12 September

Interspeech 2016 was organized around the topic “Understanding Speech Processing in Humans and Machines”  and was held in the Hyatt Regency San Francisco hotel in San Francisco, California. The OCTAVE project was well represented at Interspeech by studies from four OCTAVE partners, AAU, APL, EUR and UEF who presented the following seven individual studies, all [...]

SPECOM 2017, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK – 12-16 September

The International Conference on Speech and Computer, SPECOM, is a regular event organized since 1996 and attracts researchers in the area of computer speech processing, multimodal interfaces and applied systems for telecommunication, robotics, intelligent and cyberphysical environments. Special session on: "Real-Life Challenges in Voice and Multimodal Biometrics" Complex passwords or cumbersome dongles are now obsolete. [...]

INTERSPEECH 2017, Stockholm, Sweden, 20-24 August

The conference theme will be “Situated interaction”. The overall goal is to provide a broad approach to speech communication issues integrating speech technology and pragmatic aspects of human conversational speech communication behaviour in different interaction contexts. All branches of speech communication science are welcome – be it human-machine interaction or human-human interaction in groups of [...]

IET Signal Processing Special Issue on De-Identification

Privacy is an important social and political issue of increasing concern in our networked society, characterised by a growing range of enabling and supporting technologies and services. These include communications, multimedia, biometrics, audio-video surveillance, big data, data mining, cloud computing, internet, on line mapping services, and social networks. Each of these technologies and services can [...]

IEEE JSTSP Special Issue on Spoofing and Countermeasures for Automatic Speaker Verification

Nicholas Evans, EURECOM, and Tomi Kinnunen, University of Eastern Finland, are two of the guest editors of the “Special Issue on Spoofing and Countermeasures for Automatic Speaker Verification” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing. The special issues will be published in June 2017.  

Aurionpro Deploys ValidSoft Voice Biometrics across Digital Innovation Products and Solutions

By integrating ValidSoft as an innovative authentication layer, Aurionpro’s products for accelerating Digital Innovation (which include Digital Branch DX, Queue Management and Digital Signage DX) enable Aurionpro to offer a wide range of digital transactions to the consumer. This agreement ensures Aurionpro can secure multiple digital channels across a business in a secure yet seamless [...]

OCTAVE Fourth plenary meeting, London (UK), 21-23 November 2016

On 21-23 November 2016, the project celebrated its fourth plenary meeting, at ATOS, London.