Dabbala Rajagopal "Raj" Reddy (born June 10, 1937) is an Indian-American computer scientist and a winner of the Turing Award. He is one of the early pioneers of Artificial Intelligence and has served on the faculty of Stanford and Carnegie Mellon for over 40 years. He was the founding director of the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. He was instrumental in helping to create Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies in India, to cater to the educational needs of the low-income, gifted, rural youth.
James K. Baker and his wife Janet M. Baker are the co-founders of Dragon Systems. Together they are credited with creation of Dragon NaturallySpeaking. James Baker is an expert in speech recognition technology and a Distinguished Career Professor at Carnegie Mellon University. From June 2007 to 2009 Baker served as Director of Research at the Center of Excellence in Human Language at the Johns Hopkins University.
Xuedong Huang is a Chinese-American computer scientist and the key person behind Microsoft's spoken language processing technologies. He is a Microsoft Technical Fellow and company's Chief Speech Scientist. Wired magazine named him one of 25 Geniuses in Next List 2016.
Voice Dream develops voice-based mobile apps for people who prefer to listen. We are passionate about making a difference in people’s lives, whether for a professional or student who wants to be more productive, or someone with learning differences who comprehends better listening than reading visually.
Dr. Daniel Tapias is Founder and CEO of Sigma Technologies since 2008 and co-founder and CEO of Sigma Technologies Global, the holding company based in California, since 2015. Sigma Technologies focuses on the development of a platform of leading edge signal processing and pattern recognition solutions easy to adapt to the evolving market and customer needs.
Speech technology relates to the technologies designed to duplicate and respond to the human voice. They have many uses. These include aid to the voice-disabled, the hearing-disabled, and the blind, along with communication with computers without a keyboard. They enhance game software and aid in marketing goods or services by telephone.