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OmniSpeech, Espy-Wilson mentioned on "Washington Business Report"

OmniSpeech, Espy-Wilson mentioned on "Washington Business Report"

OmniSpeech, a start-up company based on Professor Carol Espy-Wilson's research, recently was mentioned as an example of entrepreneurial success on local Washington, D.C. television.

On the Jan. 26 "Washington Business Report," Jim Hughes, of UM Ventures was interviewed about university-business entrepreneurship. Of OmniSpeech, he said "this is a software that we think ultimately will be on most cell phones."

Espy-Wilson’s invention takes a novel approach to the challenge of ensuring clear speech in noisy environments. OmniSpeech’s groundbreaking speech extraction technology, OmniClear, provides highest quality background noise reduction and speech enhancement, delivering superior voice quality and intelligibility in a software-only solution.

Espy-Wilson is the CEO of OmniSpeech, an innovative software technology company aiming to revolutionize the enhancement of voice communication in speech-enabled applications and in digital mobile devices. OmniSpeech products are based on decades of research into the physiology of human speech.

Espy-Wilson recently demonstrated OmniSpeech at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

| Watch the program on WJLA's website |

[The segment about UM Ventures begins at 3:22, and the mention of OmniSpeech comes beginning at 7:10.]

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January 27, 2014


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