The IRIS Project A liaison between industry and academia towards natural multimodal communication

Freıtas, Joao
Sara, Candeıas
Mıguel, Sales Dıas
Eduardo, Lleıda
Alfonso, Ortega
Antonıo, Teıxeıra
Samuel, Sılva
Acartürk, Cengiz
Veronıca, Orvalho
his paper describes a project with the overall goal of providing a natural interaction communication platform accessible and adapted for all users, especially for people with speech impairments and elderly, by sharing knowledge between Industry and Academia. The platform will adopt the princi-ples of natural user interfaces such as speech, silent speech, gestures, picto-grams, among others, and will provide a set of services that allow easy access to social networks, friends and remote family members, thus contributing to over-come social-exclusion of people with special needs or impairments. Application of these features will be performed in the context of serious games, virtual reali-ty environments and assisted living scenarios. The project will be executed in the scope of the Marie Curie Action Industry-Academia Partnerships and Path-ways and will bring together the knowledge of five partners, from three differ-ent countries, Portugal, Spain and Turkey. This synergy will be based on trans-fer of knowledge mechanisms such as regular assignments and seminars, and is expected to have repercussions in scientific, technological, social and economic domains.
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J. Freıtas et al., “The IRIS Project A liaison between industry and academia towards natural multimodal communication,” presented at the IberSPEECH 2014 – VIII Jornadas en Tecnología del Habla and IV Iberian SLTech Workshop, (November 19-21, 2014), İspanya, 2014, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: