Ben's recent work is on tailored speech synthesis at Speech Morphing Inc., enterprise speech recognition applications at Oracle Corp., and in-vehicle speech interfaces at Toyota InfoTechnology Center in Mountain View, California. His experience with speech recognition spans 25 years between Japan and the USA at Panasonic Speech Technology Lab, Nuance Communications, and ATR where his group developed ATR's first realtime Speech Translation System. He has been awarded 7 patents. While at Toyota he managed projects involving collaborations with Stanford University's Department of Communications, NEC Labs America, KDDI, and Dejima while their VP of Engineering was Adam Cheyer who later founded Siri.
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