Snips Voice Platform: an embedded Spoken Language Understanding system for private-by-design voice interfaces

25 May 2018Alice CouckeAlaa SaadeAdrien BallThéodore BlucheAlexandre CaulierDavid LeroyClément DoumouroThibault GisselbrechtFrancesco CaltagironeThibaut LavrilMaël PrimetJoseph Dureau

This paper presents the machine learning architecture of the Snips Voice Platform, a software solution to perform Spoken Language Understanding on microprocessors typical of IoT devices. The embedded inference is fast and accurate while enforcing privacy by design, as no personal user data is ever collected... (read more)

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Evaluation results from the paper

Task Dataset Model Metric name Metric value Global rank Compare
Speech Recognition LibriSpeech test-other Snips Word Error Rate (WER) 16.5 # 9