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NEC Unveils Voice Recognition and Auto-Transcription Solution at eGov Global Exchange 2011

Date: 22 Jun 2011
Category: Innovation

NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today the preview of its new voice recognition and auto-transcription solution at its inaugural participation in eGov Global Exchange 2011 in Singapore. This is the first time the technology is presented outside of Japan.

This solution recognizes speech and transcribes conversations into digital transcripts. The technology enables users to receive almost instantaneous transcriptions in a variety of languages[1], eliminating the need to take minutes manually, hence dramatically improving the turnaround time, performance and operational efficiency of minute taking.  The solution recognizes conversations, which are captured and recorded in the Voice Recognition Servers for Multi-Channel Recognition, where the conversations are transcribed into digitally formatted scripts.

Benefits of this voice recognition solution

  1. Simultaneous speech recognition for multiple speakers by Multi-Microphone Input
    The multi-channel Voice Activity Detection (VAD) technology detects “who spoke when” in real time, even when two or more speakers speak simultaneously, reducing the time and cost of taking minutes.
  2. Quick Multimedia File Search
    The solution files synchronized data for video, voice, and text. Users can rewind, fast-forward, and search the data by keyword, speaker, date, etc.
  3. Stable & Secure Speech Recording
    The solution acquires voice data by using small, easy-to-use wireless microphones based on Bluetooth® technology then transmits high-definition speech data with low recording loss and high security.

NEC is an established IT and network solutions systems integrator and leader in biometrics technologies that develops cutting-edge world-class integrated security solutions and technologies, including multi-biometric identification, access gate, video surveillance and behavior pattern analysis for governments and authorities worldwide. NEC’s fingerprint and facial recognition solutions are recognized as some of the world’s fastest and most accurate biometric technologies for identification. NEC founded the Regional Competency Centre for Public Safety in Singapore in 2010 to empower public institutions and businesses with optimized solutions that protect people and property.

The eGov Global Exchange 2011 is held in conjunction with CommunicAsia 2011 and EnterpriseIT2011, part of the Infocomm Media Business Exchange 2011 (imbX 2011) featuring the latest e-Government concepts and solutions offered by the infocomm industry worldwide.  For more information, visit the NEC booth at eGov Global Exchange 2011 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, Basement 2, Booth BC4-12, from 21 - 24 June 2011.

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About NEC Corporation

NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company’s experience and global resources, NEC’s advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society.  For more information, visit NEC at http://www.nec.com .

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NEC Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
+65 6379 2570
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NEC Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
+65 6379 2571
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