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00:35 — The use of Amazon’s Alexa is dependent on your voice and your spoken language. The power behind this is voice AI.
01:02 — Amazon is working on a MASSIVE dataset to give its voice AI a massive upgrade. The upgrade is Multilingual Amazon SLURP for Slot Filling, Intent Classification, and Virtual Assistant Evaluation. ‘SLURP‘ stands for Spoken Language Understanding Resource Package.
01:45 — There are a couple of goals behind the development of Multilingual Amazon SLURP. Firstly, the massive dataset is comprised of a million labeled voice utterances across 51 languages. Secondly, the intent is to utilize natural language understanding (NLU).
02:08 — NLU varies from natural language processing (NLP), as it’s defined as a machine’s ability to understand the meaning of the text and identify relevant entities.
02:40 — Because voice-powered devices are becoming the norm nowadays, this development is important, as there are many world languages as well as people who blend languages.
03:48 — Language processing with AI is a powerful solution in industry-specific environments.
04:46 — There have been further advancements in real-time language interpretation for conversations between people speaking different languages.
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