In the media
Speech Processing for Disease
Afeka is currently researching the use of voice recognition technologies for indicating the presence of COVID-19.
September 2020 | VoiceTech Podcast
Israeli innovation in Coronavirus detection and response
A podcast interview with Rabbi Sam Cohon on the research being conducted at the Afeka Center for Language Processing on pre-diagnosis of coronavirus carriers using speech recognition and artificial intelligence technologies.
August 2020 | “The Voice” Radio
Testing, testing: Indian samples boost Israeli bid for voice-based COVID check
The Israeli MOD sent a delegation to India to collect 20,000 voice samples for 4 different projects – among them the research project being conducted at the Afeka Center for Language Processing on the pre-diagnosis of potential COVID-19 carriers.
August 2020 | The Times of Israel
Today’s engineers have to be able to stand in front of an audience and deliver a tight and effective, three-minute presentation on what their algorithm can do and why it will benefit clients.
August 2020 | CTECH (כלכליסט)
Agonizing over whether to take COVID-19 test? Soon your phone will tell you
Cooperation between Israeli and Italian researchers may lead to an application that predicts who may have coronavirus.
June 2020 | The Times of Israel
Israeli Health Technology May Inform US Medical Response to COVID-19
Speech recognition technology can provide a quick and readily available pre-diagnostic assessment of COVID-19 infection without a need for human intervention.
June 2020 | The Wall News
Israel’s Afeka College COVID-19 Research
A radio interview with Nachum Segal in New York on the research project led by the Israeli MOD and conducted by the Afeka Center for Speech Processing on the pre-diagnosis of potential COVID-19 carriers.
May 2020 | Nachum Segal Network
I24 News Special Edition on Covid-19 with Ayman Sikseck
New technology can categorize those who should be tested for the COVID-19 by analyzing their voice.
March 2020 | I24 News
Afeka College president leads institution’s development
It is necessary to build motivation and curiosity in the students and then train excellent engineers who will succeed and contribute to the economy.
April 2019 | The Jerusalem Post