The MLLP’s candidature to European Parliament call for tenders EP/TRAD/2019/LSTT “Live Speech to Text and Machine Translation Tool for 24 Languages” obtained a strong rating and was ranked sixth, close to the five shortlisted candidatures by large EU and US tech consortia and organizations.
Public broadcaster Corporació Valenciana de Mitjans de Comunicació (À Punt) signed today an agreement with the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) for the development and deployment of live automatic subtitling technology in À Punt’s programmes, to be led by the MLLP research group of VRAIN Institut Valencià d’Intel·ligència Artificial.
The article “Direct Segmentation Models for Streaming Speech Translation”, by Javier Iranzo and other MLLP researchers, has been accepted for publication at the ACL’s EMNLP 2020 conference (CORE A).
We are happy to report the release by MLLP researchers of version 1.1 of the Europarl-ST corpus, a large multilingual corpus for Speech Translation based on European Parliament debates, consisting of audio-transcription-translation triplets.
The article “Improved Hybrid Streaming ASR with Transformer Language Models”, by Pau Baquero, Javier Jorge and other MLLP researchers, has been accepted for publication at the ISCA’s InterSpeech 2020 conference (CORE A).