0
IT

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

Wednesday 27 June 2018 | 09:23 CET | News
Interactive webinar: Vodafone Ziggo deep dive. What is the strategy for the coming years? Where does it stand in relation to its competitors? Join us on January 21st 14:00 CET for a professional profile of VodafoneZiggo in 45 minutes. Register here ...
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.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: IT
Companies: Fraunhofer IIS / Yandex
Countries: Russian Federation
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

IoT


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Google closes gap on Amazon in global smart speaker market in Q2

Published 14 Aug 2018 09:46 CET | World
Amazon continues to lead the smart speaker market but its share of shipments fell to 41 percent in Q2 from 44 percent in Q1 and ...

Fraunhofer IIS conducts first over-the-air beam hopping tests

Published 19 Jul 2018 16:37 CET | Germany
The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (IIS) said it has successfully demonstrated beam hopping in an over-the-air test ...

Yandex starts sales of Station smart speaker

Published 10 Jul 2018 09:55 CET | Russian Federation
Russian internet search engine Yandex plans to start sales of its new Station speaker on 10 July, reports Tdaily.ru. The device ...

Fraunhofer IIS releases new audio codes for FDK AAC library for improved audio-streaming

Published 26 Jun 2018 08:27 CET | Germany
The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (IIS) has presented an expanded version of its FDK AAC code library to ...

Yandex reports 1 mln users of music service

Published 25 Jun 2018 18:15 CET | Russian Federation
Russian internet search engine Yandex announced that the subscriber base of its Yandex.Music service has exceeded 1 million, ...

Orange first to sell Google Home speakers in Spain

Published 20 Jun 2018 08:53 CET | Spain
Orange Spain has announced the launch of sales of the Google Home smart speaker, the first Spanish operator to offer the smart ...

Yandex board approves USD 100 mln share buy-back plans

Published 15 Jun 2018 16:44 CET | Russian Federation
The management board of Yandex N.V., holding company of Russian internet search engine Yandex, has approved the company's share ...

Amazon Echo, Echo Dot and Echo Spot go on sale in France

Published 06 Jun 2018 09:49 CET | France
French consumers can now reserve the Amazon Echo smart speaker, with shipping scheduled to start on 13 June. Retailing at the ...

Xiaomi leads among smartphone brands on Yandex.Market

Published 30 May 2018 14:25 CET | Russian Federation
Analsysts of the Yandex.Market service run by Russian internet search engine Yandex have reported the leading smartphone brands ...

Yandex launches smart speaker with Alice assistant

Published 29 May 2018 12:46 CET | Russian Federation
Russian internet search engine Yandex has unveiled Yandex.Station, the first smart speaker designed for the Russian market and ...

Yandex introduces VoD service with Kinopoisk

Published 24 May 2018 14:28 CET | Russian Federation
Russian internet search engine Yandex has launched its new VoD service, reports Vedomosti. Customers have paid access to films on ...

Yandex.Money customers can now withdraw money from e-wallets

Published 16 May 2018 14:11 CET | Russian Federation
Russian payment system Yandex.Money, a joint venture between search engine Yandex and Sberbank, said customers can now withdraw ...

Yandex adds Alice digital assistant to navigation service

Published 07 May 2018 11:11 CET | Russian Federation
Russian internet search engine Yandex has integrated its digital assistant Alice into the Navigator service, reports Prime. The ...

Tinkoff Mobile adds new music, messenger services

Published 04 May 2018 16:13 CET | Russian Federation
Russian MVNO Tinkoff Mobile, a subsidiary of Tinkoff Bank, working on the network of the mobile operator Tele2 Russia, has ...

Yandex.Money drops commission on ATM withdrawals

Published 26 Apr 2018 10:12 CET | Russian Federation
Russian payment system Yandex.Money, a joint venture of Sberbank and the internet search engine Yandex, has announced that it has ...

Yandex in talks to add Alice to appliances, consumer electronics

Published 18 Apr 2018 13:37 CET | Russian Federation
Russian internet group Yandex is in talks with manufacturers to integrate its digital assistant software Alice into home ...

Yandex adds phone number ID to Android app

Published 12 Apr 2018 10:52 CET | Russian Federation
Russian internet search engine Yandex has refreshed its mobile application adding a phone number ID service, reports Tdaily.ru. ...

China's AVS standards body selects Fraunhofer IIS for 3D audio technology

Published 05 Apr 2018 15:47 CET | China
The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (IIS) said it has been selected to serve as the technology supplier for the ...

Yandex launches new version of cloud storage service

Published 28 Mar 2018 13:10 CET | Russian Federation
Russian internet search engine Yandex has launched the Disc 3.0 service, reports Cnews.ru. It is a new version of an application ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

19 Jan Netflix Q4 2020
19 Jan Telefonica Germany Strategy Update
21 Jan Intel Q4 2020
21 Jan Modern Times Group EGM
25 Jan Edgeware EGM
25 Jan The Things Conference 2021
::: More Calendar Items