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Setem Technologies, Inc.

Setem has developed a solution for "the Cocktail Party problem" -- enabling desired voice conversation(s) to be extracted from ambient noise

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Software
  • Location Newbury, MA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2011
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Company Summary

Setem is commercializing true Signal Separation technology that mitigates / eliminates background noise or interference in audio signals, while also improving the intelligibility of the desired voice and speech signals. Setem's software solution can be applied to: smartphones; hearing aids; IVR systems; bluetooth; and other voice-based systems.


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    Anthony Cirurgiao

    20+ years in technology and communications. Entrepreneurial endeavors include: co-founder & President, Co3 Systems; CEO, Lobby7; Co-founder, SensAble Devices. Venture investor with Clarity Capital; mid-market turn-arounds with Holding Capital.

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    Kevin Short

    An accomplished physicist and mathematician, Dr. Short is the inventor of core technology which was developed over 10 year period at UNH and Kaonyx Labs. Was the founder of Chaoticom (later renamed Groove Mobile) which pioneered music downloads to mobile phones.

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    Bent Schmidt-Nielsen
    Chf. Speech Officer

    Bent has been working on noise robust automatic speech recognition for the last 19 years. Most recently at Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs leading noise robust recognition efforts, Bent began his efforts at Dragon Systems and later Nuance.