Intelligent Voice Assistant

5 Pages Posted: 7 Apr 2020

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Akshay Patil

University of Mumbai - K. J. Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology (KJSIEIT)

Suyash Samant

University of Mumbai - K. J. Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology (KJSIEIT)

Mohit Ramtekkar

University of Mumbai - K. J. Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology (KJSIEIT)

Shubham Ragaji

University of Mumbai - K. J. Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology (KJSIEIT)

Jayashree Khanapuri

University of Mumbai - K. J. Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology (KJSIEIT)

Date Written: April 8, 2020

Abstract

Now-a-days voice assistants are making people’s day-to-day routine simpler and it saves time as well. But, even after voice assistants are easy to operate, there are many people who cannot use voice assistant even if they wanted to. The main reason behind this issue is language barrier. People living in urban India are using voice assistants on daily basis. But, people living in rural areas are not fluent in English even to start a conversation with any voice assistant. Hence, paper proposes of the unique system based on the initiative to improve connectivity between the people living in rural India and the world. The core idea behind this initiative is to create an intelligent voice assistant system that can interact with people in their local language so that the system can help them to make their day to day life simpler. The system is designed while taking the rural life in consideration as well as their basic needs. This paper also tends to explore some new possibilities.

Keywords: wake-word, voice assistant, voice recognition, Alexa, API – Application Program Interface, localization

Suggested Citation

Patil, Akshay and Samant, Suyash and Ramtekkar, Mohit and Ragaji, Shubham and Khanapuri, Jayashree, Intelligent Voice Assistant (April 8, 2020). Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Advances in Science & Technology (ICAST) 2020. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3568721 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3568721

Akshay Patil (Contact Author)

University of Mumbai - K. J. Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology (KJSIEIT) ( email )

Somaiya Ayurvihar Complex
Eastern Express Highway
Mumbai, MA Maharashtra 400022
India

Suyash Samant

University of Mumbai - K. J. Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology (KJSIEIT) ( email )

Somaiya Ayurvihar Complex
Eastern Express Highway
Mumbai, MA Maharashtra 400022
India

Mohit Ramtekkar

University of Mumbai - K. J. Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology (KJSIEIT) ( email )

Somaiya Ayurvihar Complex
Eastern Express Highway
Mumbai, MA Maharashtra 400022
India

Shubham Ragaji

University of Mumbai - K. J. Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology (KJSIEIT) ( email )

Somaiya Ayurvihar Complex
Eastern Express Highway
Mumbai, MA Maharashtra 400022
India

Jayashree Khanapuri

University of Mumbai - K. J. Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology (KJSIEIT) ( email )

Somaiya Ayurvihar Complex
Eastern Express Highway
Mumbai, MA Maharashtra 400022
India

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