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Presentation 2018-02-24 13:30
Development of Sound Localization System based on Daily Conversation
Yuki Nihei, Shoji Yamamoto (TMCIT)
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(in English) Recently, a smart speaker with voice assistance has received attention as new interactive device intellectualized by internet access. Several smart speakers equipped with multiple microphone can distinguish the main talk by using direction of arrival estimation. These functions of the smart speaker are expected to attract useful applications such as tele-existence interface and monitoring service for social community. However, this device is deficient in the function of range estimation. If the smart speaker can measure the distance between colloquist and microphone, significant advance such as behavior recognition can be generated in the field of monitoring application. Therefore, we propose simple method for measuring the direction and distance of sound source by commercial-released three microphones. As a primary research under the some limitations and minimum configuration, we verified the accuracy of distance measurement from practical conversation.
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(in English) Smart speaker / Sound localization / Multiple microphone / Conversation / / / /  
Reference Info. ITE Tech. Rep., vol. 42, no. 6, ME2018-57, pp. 49-52, Feb. 2018.
Paper # ME2018-57 
Date of Issue 2018-02-17 (ME) 
ISSN Print edition: ISSN 1342-6893  Online edition: ISSN 2424-1970
Notes on Review This article is a technical report without peer review, and its polished version will be published elsewhere.
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Committee ME  
Conference Date 2018-02-24 - 2018-02-24 
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Place (in English) Kanto Gakuin Univ. 
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Conference Code 2018-02-ME 
Language Japanese 
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Title (in English) Development of Sound Localization System based on Daily Conversation 
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Keyword(1) Smart speaker  
Keyword(2) Sound localization  
Keyword(3) Multiple microphone  
Keyword(4) Conversation  
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1st Author's Name Yuki Nihei  
1st Author's Affiliation Tokyo Metropolitan College of Industrial Technology (TMCIT)
2nd Author's Name Shoji Yamamoto  
2nd Author's Affiliation Tokyo Metropolitan College of Industrial Technology (TMCIT)
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Date Time 2018-02-24 13:30:00 
Presentation Time 15 
Registration for ME 
Paper # ITE-ME2018-57 
Volume (vol) ITE-42 
Number (no) no.6 
Page pp.49-52 
#Pages ITE-4 
Date of Issue ITE-ME-2018-02-17 


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