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Big Data AI Summit: Talk on Voice Biomarkers

Caro Bauer

The Corona pandemic shows us the need for intelligent technical solutions in medicine. Artificial intelligence will revolutionize the health sector in the next years. We are developing voice biomarkers at audEERING and that is the reason why our CEO Dagmar Schuller recently held a talk at this year´s Big Data AI Summit. Her topic was: “Audio AI in medicine – is voice the new blood?” The Big Data AI Summit is Europe’s leading conference hosted by the Bitkom on the practical applications of artificial intelligence and big data in business.  

The Voice as Source for Information on Health

To speak just a single word, a very complex production system in our body is needed. A lot of information is actually stored in how we produce our speech. A vast series of muscle groups is associated with the speech production like the vocal folds, vocal cords, the tongue, chest and breast muscles. If some of them are not functioning correctly or if there are dysfunctions in these muscle groups, they can be detected with Health AI.

Disfunctionalities in the Voice

The human voice can be really helpful when it comes to diagnosis and prediction of certain diseases that show voice dysfunctionalities. Audio AIoffers the chance to enormously improve especially the diagnosis and therapy of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s. Voice biomarkers can be trained to detect these diseases in an early stage.

If you want to learn more about the possibilities of Health AI and voice biomarkers, watch the full video and feel free to contact us.


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