The Interactive Systems Lab at KIT and CMU focuses on technologies that facilitate the human experience, human mutual understanding and communication. Research ranges from speech recognition, translation, speech synthesis, language, vision technologies, person tracking and recognition, multi-modal and cross-modal perceptual interfaces, smart rooms and pervasive computing. Head of the Interactive Systems Lab is Prof. Alex Waibel.
Our laboratory is founding member of interACT. The international center for Advanced Communication Technologies is a joint center between eight of the leading universities in the field of computer science.
We are proud to announce that our planned event was accepted as official workshop by the IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition 2021, Jodhpur, India (Hybrid Event), to be held on Dec 15 - 18, 2021. The call for paper is now open - have a look, or browse the workshop's web.
Workshop on Face and Gesture Analysis for COVID-19
The US company Zoom Video Communications acquires kites GmbH, a KIT spin-off specializing in the development of real-time machine translation solutions. This was announced by Zoom on 29.06.2021. Zoom will also invest in further research at the Karlsruhe site. kites GmbH is an expert in real-time speech recognition and translation - the team of kites will help to improve Zoom's machine translation.Pressrelease (in German only)...
The Science Festival "Effekte" is taking place in Karlsruhe from June 12-20, 2021. Part of the Festival is "7 days, seven topics" where one topic of the clubhouse talk is the the revolution of AI - follow the discussion, moderated by Stefan Fuchs (in German only).Browse the discussion on YouTube
KIT's Annual Celebration, on April 22, 2021 for the first time in a digital format, was translated by our lecture translation service. Further information on the service were provided in the Lecture Translator Lounge.Browse video: KIT's highlights in 2019 & 2020
Every week we will present in a short overview video research that was already performed many years ago at ISL. This week: Support tool for translation in the European Parliament, developed during project EU-BRIDGE (2012-15)....Browse the video on the EP Support Tool
Lectures during the summer term are taking place as planned! Our Lectures will be held via Zoom and are translated in different Languages via our Lecture Translator!Our Summer term Lectures
ISL wishes all our colleagues, partners and friends a Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year 2021!Look at our projects to pass the time
The next "International Conference on Spoken Language Translation (IWSLT)" will take place in Bangkok on August 05 & 06, 2021. As in 2020 IWSLT is an official workshop of ACLFurther info...
ISL on TV - browse our hightlights in speech technology in 3Sat-nano...Go to 3Sat-nano...