A Cascade Architecture for Keyword Spotting on Mobile Devices

Raziel Alvarez
Chris Thornton
Mohammadali Ghodrat
31st Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS 2017), Long Beach, CA, USA(2017)


We present a cascade architecture for keyword spotting with speaker verification on mobile devices. By pairing a small computational footprint with specialized digital signal processing (DSP) chips, we are able to achieve low power consumption while continuously listening for a keyword.