October 2, 2019
The Sigmedia group which forms part of the ADAPT Centre has received a nomination for the Best Application of AI in an Academic Research Body category in the 2019 AI Awards.
The submission is one of four shortlisted and is up against competition from the CONNECT Centre and INFANT Centre.
The shortlisted application is headed up by Professor Naomi Harte, a specialist in Human Speech Communication, and focuses on audio visual speech recognition in order to tackle the problem of combining visual and speech cues.
The winners of the AI Awards will be announced at an event in Dublin on 20th November. More information is available online.
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