Tom Schalk

Vice President of Voice Technology
Sirius XM

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Dr. Thomas Schalk is Vice President of Voice Technology for SiriusXM, North America’s digital satellite radio broadcaster and leader in providing next generation connected vehicle services. SiriusXM’s telematics and connected vehicle services are designed to enhance safety, security and the driving experience.  Schalk focuses on advanced user interfaces that enhance the driving experience while minimizing driver distraction. He holds numerous key patents in the areas of speech technology and speech applications, and is an active board member of AVIOS.



SpeechTEK 2019

SpeechTEK 2017

  • Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    • 2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. A204: Speech in the Connected Car: Embedded Versus the Cloud

SpeechTEK 2016

  • Wednesday, May 25, 2016
    • 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. C302: Car Makers Challenge NHTSA Driver Distraction Guidelines

SpeechTEK 2015

  • Monday, August 17, 2015
    • 1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. C103: Mitigating Driver Distraction: Combining Speech With a Haptic Controller

SpeechTEK 2014

  • Monday, August 18, 2014
    • 10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. C101: Natural Interfaces in the Car: Leveraging Speech and Gesture
    • 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. C102: PANEL: The Importance of Voice in the Multichannel Experience
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