The Role of Phoneticians in Speech Technology

  • Alex Acero

European Studies in Phonetics and Speech Communication |

Published by European Language Resources Association

In this essay I will present my view, from an industry perspective, on careers in speech
technology for graduates in phonetics and linguistics. I will start by introducing the career
prospects in speech technology. I will then describe typical tasks that a phonetician
working in speech technology would perform. Finally I will discuss the requirements that
employers would like to see in their applicants.