Yearly Archives: 2009

MOU Signed with SRI’s STAR Lab

Real Thing signed an MOU with SRI International, one of the worlds leading research group in the areas of speech recognition and machine translation.

SRI’s Speech Technology and Research Laboratory (STAR Lab) has vast experience in the area, having developed and deployed portable realtime translation devices for the US Defence, including IraqComm (

The Real Thing team has local expertise in speech recognition and synthesis, and a proven track record of developing and commercialising leading edge technology.

A bi-directional realtime translation device will have a huge number of application areas. SRI’s current range of technologies has already been applied to doctors and soldiers in Iraq, and with some further development it can assist many professionals who need to bridge a language gap quickly and easily.

This team of Real Thing and SRI will create a leading edge solution that will be commercialised into a world leading product.