UTTER Unified Transcription and Translation
for Extended Reality



2. Deployment: Development of new methods and algorithms for adapted, contextualised, and robust dialogue assistant XR models

Leverage multimodal models to deliver tools which provide a new paradigm in quality, robustness, and contextualisation capabilities for dialogue assistant components such as transcription, translation, and summarisation.


3. Integration: Development of tools for online meetings and customer support agents

Design and implementation of interfaces to visualise, edit and publish transcripts, minutes, combined with meeting platforms like Zoom to deliver multilingual transcription and translation support.


4. Exploitation: Sustainable, maintainable platform and services

Development of a plan for sustainable exploitation and use of the platforms, systems and technologies developed in UTTER.


5. Dissemination: Dissemination and communication of project results to stakeholders

- Dissemination and communication of project results to stakeholders and user group. Successful promotion and use of platform in the pilots run under the financial support to third parties call.

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Universiteit van Amsterdam

[ UVA ]


Maryam Hashemi Shabestari

Maryam Hashemi Shabestari

Project manager


[ UNB ]


Maria Henriques

Maria Henriques

Dissemination coordinator

Instituto de Telecomunicações

[ IT ]


André Martins

André Martins

Scientific coordinator and Researcher

Naver Labs Europe

[ NAV ]


Laurent Besacier

Laurent Besacier

Innovation coordinator and Researcher

The University of Edinburgh


United Kingdom

Alexandra Birch

Alexandra Birch

Ethics coordinator and Researcher

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon Europe Research and Innovation programme under Grant Agreement No 101070631 and from the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) under the UK government's Horizon Europe funding guarantee (Grant No 10039436). Views and opinions expressed are however those of the UTTER consortium only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union and UKRI. Neither the European Union nor the UKRI nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.

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Start 01/10/2022
15% 20/03/2023
End 30/09/2025
Budget allocation . M€ Budget allocation
Effort 564 p*m Effort
Effort 16 persons Full time equivalent


Project Kick-off


The UTTER project has officially kicked off with a three-day online event from October 24th to 27th, 2022. The kick-off event...

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In the last almost three years, the pandemic forced us into our homes, where we endured a stream of lockdowns. We had to...

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UTTER Kick-off meeting

Event: UTTER Kick-off Meeting

date: 24th-27th October, 2022

location: online


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