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Olga Cosmidou key note at IWSLT 2014

Olga Cosmidou, Directorate-General for Interpretation and Conference in the European Parliament, hold an invited talk at IWSLT 2014 in Lake Tahoe, USA on "Quality assurance in multilingual conference interpreting - the European Parliament experience".

falschVisit of Prof. Milberg, Oct. 23, 2014

The Chairman of the Supervisory Board of BMW AG, Prof. Joachim Milberg visited KIT and the IAR. During his lab visit we presented the simultaneous automatic speech translation system to Prof. Milberg and the KIT-delegation. 

Plakat_LT_1014Personal Translator for Students in WS 14/15!

The Lecture Translator offers in the winter semester 2014/2015 about 20 lectures, simultaneously and automatically translated - follow the lectures on http://www.lecture-translator.kit.edu!

lake-tahoeJoin IWSLT 2014!

The 11th International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT) will take place in South Lake Tahoe on December 04-05, 2014. Save the date...

delagation_ChangzhouDelegation from Changzhou, Oct. 16, 2014

A delegation from Changzhou, Province of Jiangsu, China, visited the Institute for Anthropomatics and Robotics on Oct. 16, 2014. After the presentations on KIT, the Institute and the Province, a lab-tour was organised to the robotics lab and a demonstration of the simultaneous translation of university lectures.

Alex Waibel KIT Expert

KIT's expert team has a new member: Prof. Alex Waibel is KIT's contact in the field of speech recognition, language processing, speech translation, multimodal and perceptual user interfaces and neural networks. See his profile on the KIT's experts page.

Lecture Translator @ "Lust auf Technik" in Stuttgart

ISL presents its automatic simultaneous speech translation system to the young participants of the exhibiton "Lust auf Technik", to be held in Stuttgart, Germany on November 20-23. Visit us and explore our system! Further information....

Alex_Leopoldina_0914Alex Waibel Talk @ Leopoldina Annual Assembly 2014

"Perception and Control: Sensory systems in biology and engineering" is the topic of the annual assembly of the academy of science, which will be held in Rostock, Germany on September 19-21, 2014. Alex Waibel was invited to give a talk on "A World without Language Barriers: Utopia or Reality?". Further information...

IWSLT 2014 - save the date

The 11th IWSLT will take place in South Lake Tahoe, California Nevada on Dec. 4-5, 2014. More information: IWSLT 2014 website 

ZampolliAntonio Zampolli Prize for Alex Waibel

Prof. Alex Waibel was awarded the Antonio Zampolli prize. The European Language Resources Association (ELRA) gives the prize for outstanding contributions to the advancement of language resources and language technology evaluation within human language technologies. The prize was handed over at LREC 2014 during the official ceremony on Friday, May 30, 2014. Further information... 

Invitation: interACT Seminar with Prof. Satoshi Nakamura

Prof. Satoshi Nakamura, NAIST will held an interACT seminar on

Information Theory: Source Coding

We kindly invite all students and faculty to his lecture, to be given at KIT on June 3-6, 2014, 05.00 - 06.30 pm, Bldg. 50.20, Room 223 (Adenauerring 2)

Invitation: Student Welcome Day, June 02, 2014

Same procedure as every year: We kindly invite all students to our lab on June 02, 2014, 4pm. Explore our work, see our demos, talk to Prof. Waibel and to all our collegues - we are looking forward to welcoming you in our lab (Bldg. 50.20, KIT Campus South).

ISL @ KIT-Annual Reception

ISL showed its lecture translator at the annual reception of KIT on March 20, 2014. The guests explored our service for our students live during the exhibition. More infos....

RiezlerStefan Riezler @ ISL

Prof. Stefan Riezler, Heidelberg University hold a lecture on "Theoretical and Practical Grounding in Empirical Computational Linguistics" @ ISL on February 11, 2014. Further information...

Naist070214NAIST Delegation at KIT

On Feb. 07, 2014 we had the pleasure of the visit of a high level delegation from NAIST in order to discuss the future collaboration in interACT

EU-BRIDGE @ ICT in Vilnius

"Bridges Across the Language Divide" presents his news at ICT 2013 in Vilnius in a booth and a networking session! Further information… 

Alex FraserAlex Fraser @ ISL

Dr. Alex Fraser, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München hold a lecture on "Improving Translation to Morpholgically Rich Languages" at ISL on July 10, 2013. Further information… 

AlexICRA13Alex Waibel key note at ICRA 2013

Alex Waibel gave a key note on "Multi- und Cross-lingual Robotic Assistants" at ICRA 2013 in Karslruhe. 

cebitEU-Commissioner Neelie Kroes at EU-BRIDGE booth
Prof. Alex Waibel presented EU-BRIDGE and in particular its use-case "simultaneous translation of university lectures" to EU-Commissioner Neelie Kroes at CeBIT in Hannover on March 05, 2013.
ISL @ CeBIT 2013!

ISL will show the simultaneous automatic translation of lectures at CeBIT 2013. You will find us in the CeBIT-lab (hall 9) at the KIT-booth. For further information see the lecture translator at CeBIT-web

ISL @ "Sprachtechnologietag 2013"

Status and future of speech technologies are discussed during the German Speechtechnologyday, held in Berlin on January 24-25, 2013. Prof. Alex Waibel presented "Socially Aware Ineractive Assistants" and participated in the panel discussion where the German part in the speechtechnology was discussed. A poster on ISL's multilingual technologies showed ISL's research and milestones. For further information can be found on the page of the organiser, meta-net...

Schloss HeidelbergIWSLT 2013 - save the date!!!

The 10th International Workshop on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT) will take place in the castle of Heidelberg on Dec. 05-06, 2013. IWSLT-2013-web-site