Sound capture and speech enhancement
Empowering people to interact powerfully with machines as well as building better devices that use speakers and microphones, making possible everything from smarter shopping to safer cities.
Defining and expanding understanding of human perception of space through audio as well as creating conceptual soundscapes in AR and VR. Harnessing data from sound to generate insights, broadcast alerts and explore issues and concerns that affect daily life.
Taking research beyond the realm of speech recognition and into true human capabilities such as emotional recognition and audio event and background detection and analysis. Humans do it; machines should be able to too.