Yandex to use Fraunhofer's upHear Voice Quality Enhancement in smart speaker

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Russian internet search engine Yandex is incorporating upHear Voice Quality Enhancement from the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (IIS) into its first smart speaker, Yandex.Station, making the device capable of hearing voice commands issued anywhere in a room. Fraunhofer's upHear Voice Quality Enhancement minimiaes background noise and other acoustic echoes to enable Yandex.Station and its embedded assistant Alice to understand verbal commands even when the Yandex speaker is streaming music simultaneously, said Fraunhofer IIS.

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Companies: Fraunhofer IIS / Yandex
Countries: Russian Federation
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