Integration Meeting in Bremen
In our integration meeting (01/06/16 and 02/06/16) in Bremen, the new versions of the speech engine, with a lot of new features, has been tested and transfered from the MLT and IUI departments in Saarbrücken to the HySociaTea laboratory in Bremen supported by the RIC department. There has also been some successful tests to control the compi-robot using voice commands. Therefore the speech engine introduced a new agent “Compi” which has been connected to the real compi-robot in cooperative work of the departments. The new voice engine can automatically resolve the dialog partners based on history, eyetrackers, skills and addressing to make the communication more natural. Also the speech engine gives the worker many new features to interact with the environment. The virtual character uses now gestures and mimic to support the text-to-speech generation. The robots have been updated to the new communication protocols.