VIDEO | “LISTEN”: Voice Recognition for Smart Homes in 4 Languages… Made In Crete

A matchbox-size microphone array & real-time voice recognition in 4 languages: The EU project “LISTEN” creates a robust, hands-free speech control interface for smart home systems. “LISTEN” bridges the gap between microphone array networks, signal processing and speech recognition. The partners: the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), Greece […]

Survey: Revolution in the travel distribution industry during the next decade

Artificial Intelligence, virtual reality and the use of portable technology could change travel distribution as we know it over the next 10 years, according to a new independent study released today by the London School of Economics (LSE). At the same time, industry and consumer pressures will generate more complexity […]

Cyprus, Greece (Crete), Israel ‘electricity highway’ ready to be launched

The official EuroAsia Interconnector electricity connection operator, a project approved and supported by the European Commission, announced on Wednesday that technical and economic studies have successfully concluded. Construction work on the 1,520km ‘electricity highway’ that will secure international energy supply is expected to begin in 2017. The first section (Cyprus-Israel) […]

A Cretan studies the evolution of species with the help of Bioinformatics

Dr. Alexandros Stamatakis is the research group leader of the scientific computing group in the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS), a full professor at the faculty of computer science of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and an adjunct professor at the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the […]