Yobe Voice Services Platform

Yobe combines patented AI voice-tracking technology and automatic speech recognition capabilities to provide Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and voice platforms with a robust, real-world interactive voice experience in environments not possible with other voice solutions.

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Cognitive Software for Human-Machine Voice Interface

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Patented Technology

Yobe enables devices to intelligently focus on and track a voice in complex sound environments in much the same way as humans do. The result is better voice isolation, keyword and command recognition over longer distances and in a wider range of environments.

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Natural Language Capabilities

Yobe can interface with any state of the art Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) platform. Using Yobe as an on the edge “audio front end” enables Natural Language Processing platforms to operate at higher levels of effectiveness in every day noisy environments.

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Biometric Voice Identification

Yobe enables devices to identify speakers through their unique voice signature, enabling biometric identification, accurate voice tracking even in the presence of multiple speakers, and user profile retrieval using only voice.

AI-on-the-edge solutions with transcription and translation capabilities for a multitude of consumer and defense applications.

Yobe’s platform supports the following languages: Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified & Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish

Voice Isolation &

Speech to text


Key word

Voice biometrics/

Yobe’s Technology Advantages

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Agile AI that reasons in real-time and then adapts

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Unsupervised learning capabilities for short-term predictions

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Generalizes to different microphone-array sizes

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Broadcast Studio IP that is used to repair damaged signals

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Developed for Low power/ Low computation requirements

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Not dependent on large neural-networks, bulky acoustic models or training data

Proven Customer Benefits

Yobe’s unique, patented technology filters out noise close to the device to listenYobe’s ability to track and separate voices for improved accuracy for Wake-words and commands (Speech to Text) in noisy environments by 78.9% and 76.2% respectively. In addition, our solution extends the Far-field effective range by up to 20X in near-field noise far-field voice situations.

90% With Yobe 11% Without Yobe 90% With Yobe 11% Without Yobe

* Far-field voice in noisy environments

About Yobe

Yobe is an AI software company based in Boston that has brought AI down to the edge, introducing intelligent behavior much earlier in the process of voice recognition. For developers of voice-enabled software and devices seeking listening performance in noisy and complex sound environments, Yobe, Inc. provides sound enhancement for voice that delivers human-like responsiveness through AI and studio-level sound processing.

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Ken Sutton

President & CEO (Co-Founder)

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S. Hamid Nawab PhD

Chief Scientist/Technology Advisor(Co-Founder)

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Yobe can work with OEMs to fit your business model. We offer a range of licensing and subscription options, including perpetual unit-based licensing fees, subscriptions, and SaaS options.

Contact us to learn more about Yobe, schedule a personal consultation and learn how our cognitive software can improve the experience for your voice-enabled service.