Cobalt Team in the News

THE PROJECT VOICE HONORS JEFF ADAMS, COBALT CEO, AS PIONEER OF THE YEAR.

We are excited to let you know that Cobalt founder Jeff Adams is Project Voice’s Pioneer of the Year


COBALT FOUNDER JEFF ADAMS IS A FINALIST FOR PIONEER OF THE YEAR BY THE PROJECT VOICE

The Project Voice just announced their award finalists. Cobalt founder Jeff Adams was a finalist in AI/Voice Pioneer of the Year category.


SIFTED NAMES CATHERINE BRESLIN ONE OF THE 30 AI PEOPLE TO FOLLOW IN EUROPE ON TWITTER

Our own Catherine Breslin was named as one of Europe’s 30 people to watch on Twitter.


JEFF ADAMS TALKS TO VOICEBOT.AI, ABOUT TEN VOICE TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS THAT ARE NOT ALEXA AND FRIENDS

In Voicebot.ai podcast episode 114, Jeff Adams talks about 10 examples of whats next in voice technology. These include agricultural, medical and animal applications.


JEFF ADAMS INTERVIEWED BY TECHMANITY AT THE 2019 LONDON TECHXLR8 / AI SUMMIT

Cobalt founder Jeff Adams was interviewed by Techmanity and shared his work with advanced speech and studies. He also discusses medical speech recognition and Alzheimers, with new and exciting developments.


COBALT FOUNDER HONORED AS TOP SPEECH TECHNOLOGIST

Jeff Adams, founder of Cobalt Speech, was included in VoiceBot.ai’s list of the top 11 technologists in speech.


JEFF ADAMS, FOUNDER OF COBALT, SPEAKS ON NEW TECHNOLOGIES PANEL AT ECONOMIC SUMMIT IN TURKEY

Jeff Adams was asked to speak at an economic summit in Turkey this week. He spoke on the New Technologies panel, explaining how developing voice guidance for workers who are forced to use a new machine will save time and cost in training of workers.


HOW TO OPTIMIZE FOR THE VOICE-SEARCH REVOLUTION

According to Synup and comScore, Inc., voice searches will account for 50% of all searches by 2020, and Google found that 72% of those who own a voice search device use those devices on a daily basis. What are the best ways to prepare your business for voice-search optimization? Jeff Adams and 12 additional experts share their thoughts and ideas.


INVENTING AMAZON ALEXA WITH JEFF ADAMS OF COBALT SPEECH

Alexa in Canada invited Jeff Adams to share the story behind the story of Amazon's Alexa, the extraordinary steps taken to keep it a secret until it launched, and how Cobalt was founded to help other companies of all sizes reach their speech technology goals.


JEFF ADAMS CEO OF COBALT AND FORMER ALEXA TEAM LEAD - VOICEBOT PODCAST EP 59

Jeff Adams was a recent guest on Voicebot's podcast discussing his career path, achievements (including leading the Amazon Alexa team), lessons learned along the way, and what inspired him to create Cobalt Speech.


WHAT IS THE INVENTOR OF ALEXA DOING NOW?

Rebellion Research interviewed Jeff Adams to learn about the genesis of Cobalt Speech, what we are doing now, and how he feels about the progression of the Natural Language Processing industry. 


COBALT SPEECH A "KEY PLAYER" IN AI INDUSTRY PER MARKET-GLOBAL INDUSTRY ANALYSIS

Click to review the report published by Transparency Market Research citing Cobalt Speech as a "key player" in the AI industry space now and well into the future. 


TECHTARGET: "BIG DATA THROWS BIG BIASES INTO MACHINE LEARNING DATA SETS"

Jeff Adams discusses ways to reduce bias in AI and machine learning.


COBALT NAMED "STAR PERFORMER" BY SPEECH TECHNOLOGY MAGAZINE

Scroll down to page 26 in the above link.  Cobalt is recognized as a leader in speech technology.  See also our sister company Canary Speech on page 25.


NEW SCIENTIST: HEALTH INSURER CALLS ANALYSED FOR SIGNS OF DISEASE IN YOUR VOICE

Cobalt Partner Canary Speech is featured in New Scientist Magazine.


JEFF ADAMS LED THE TEAM THAT BUILT AMAZON ALEXA, THEN HE FOUNDED COBALT

Jeff Adams discusses Cobalt with Brett Kinsella of Voicebot.ai


DECONSTRUCTING ALEXA – SOFTWARE AND SENSORS OF THE AMAZON ECHO AND BEYOND

Jeff Adams discusses Alexa and automatic speech recognition (ASR) with Embedded Computing Design.

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2016 ANNUAL CONVENTION AND WORLD LANGUAGES EXPO

Afeka Conference in Israel, Jeff Adams was an invited speaker

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www.afekaconference.co.il


VOCALZOOM AND COBALT PARTNER ON SPEEDING THE PATH TO NEAR-PERFECT SPEECH RECOGNITION SOLUTIONS

Business Wire: Press release of the VocalZoom / Cobalt Project

Our Latest Posts

Jun 15, 2022
Close up of a woman, face and mouth, with letters floating across the screen. speech synthesis concept
By Rasmus Dall

We’ve previously written about one of our core technologies at Cobalt Speech & Language - automatic speech recognition (ASR). When you speak, the ASR system converts your spoken words into text. Another core technology at Cobalt is text-to-speech (TTS), or speech synthesis, which converts written words into spoken audio.

Jun 3, 2020
3 people talking with each other
By Arif Haque

IMPROVING SPEAKER DIARIZATION

Many people have used automatic speech recognition systems to transcribe audio to text, but there are a host of other items that it’s useful to identify from a stream of audio. One task in particular is called diarization - who spoke when? Knowing this information can help with a range of downstream applications. For example, in meeting summarization, knowing who said something means you can accurately make notes and allocate action items.