M.Sc. Benjamin Völker

Research Assistant

Department of Computer Science

Chair of Computer Architecture

Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg

M.Sc. in Embedded Systems Engineering

Embedded Systems are one of the key technologies and will revolutionize our society. Whether in medical technology, the automotive industry, in aerospace and in the telecommunications, media and entertainment technology. Embedded systems play a central role in the latest technological developments.

Master Thesis:
"Wake-Up-Word Spotting
on Microcontrollers in
Centralized, Voice-Controlled,
Retrospective Smart Homes"

IconcopyThe thesis researches the potential of speech recognition in a smart home environment by utilizing a Wake-Up-Word (WUW) algorithm as a voice trigger to activate voice controlling. A novel WUW algorithm and Smart-Home system were developed in this thesis.