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UX Speaker Series: Elyse Kufeldt, Nuance Communications, Inc.
UX Speaker Series: Elyse Kufeldt, Nuance Communications, Inc.
WhenFriday, Jan 5, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Campus locationSavery Hall (SAV)
Campus room260
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsHuman Centered Design & Engineering
Description

Every Friday in winter quarter the department of Human Centered Design & Engineering brings industry experts to speak about current issues in user experience (UX) research and design.

All talks are free and open to the public. Students register for course credit with HCDE 521.

Talk title

What is VUI?

Talk abstract

This talk will cover a brief history of speech technology and associated design along with definitions and brief introduction to what conversational design is and what skills are brought to bear.

About the speaker

Elyse began her career in conversation design immediately after graduating high school as a usability intern for VoiceBox Technologies where she worked throughout college. She attended University of Washington, graduating with honors in Russian Language & Literature and a minor in Linguistics, custom-crafted with VUI Design in mind. She has worked for Nuance Communications since 2013, was recently promoted to VUI Design Manager, and is in charge of new-hire training and continuing education curriculum.  Over the years, she has designed conversations for speech enabled cars and mobile phones and helped architect the localization plan for over 25 languages; and has also worked with several Fortune 500 companies to design automated customer service systems.

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