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Company Name: Vuzix
Date: October 2021
Technologies: Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR)

Vuzix is a leading company in the field of Augmented Reality (AR) glasses. With more than 20 years of experience they are providing many industries with vision-based features for a large range of use cases. In order to enhance the capabilities of their smart glasses, the company decided to develop embedded voice commands (with 30 languages covered) through the Voice Development Kit’s ASR.

Industry leader in Augmented Reality (AR) technology

Founded in 1997, Vuzix is an optical company with specialty manufacturing skills. Their products are industry leading and represent over 20 years of experience and innovation.

The company is engaged in the design, manufacturing, marketing, and sale of Waveguides and Smart Glasses. Vuzix’s products are available as either monocular or binocular display systems. They also are highly configurable, and opened to custom configurations for specific clients and custom manufacturing for OEM partners.

Vuzix origins are in R&D for next-generation military display solutions. They have grown into a leading supplier of smart glasses and augmented reality technologies. Their next step is bringing the next level of Waveguides Optics in the world.

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Project’s challenge

Providing Voice Recognition Language Support and reliability for Vuzix M-Series Smart Glasses

To enhance the vision capabilities of Vuzix M-Series Smart Glasses, voice commands was the natural choice to go with. Being a cognitive technology as well, voice follow the guidelines of the company strategy : innovation, ergonomics and user-value. Although, some requirements needed specific attention for Vuzix and its clients.

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Extending Language Support

Vuzix, as an industry leader in AR glasses, has a worldwide reach. With such influence, the company needs to be able to provide multilingual support to the products and services it develops and sells. Granting complete language coverage is important, regardless of the areas, America, Europe or Asia and also with different dialects and accents..

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Reliable Voice Recognition

The AR Smart Glasses developed and produced by Vuzix are aimed to professional sectors, industries, supply chains or healthcare for instance. Sometimes, these areas are affected by specific environments that make it difficult to have perfect connectivity which is why embedded systems are extremely convenient. They work anytime, anywhere.

Project’s solution

Multilingual and Embedded Automatic Speech Recognition for Smart Augmented Reality Glasses

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Automatic Speech Recognition engine based on Grammar creation to create the voice commands and tailor the recognized words for industry-specific vocabulary. The technology also covers 30 languages, dialects and accents to fit with Vuzix’s worldwide reach.

Focus on End-Users

Vuzix AR Smart Glasses’ users come from very different areas, from supply chains and factories to laboratories and