All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Voice Recognition’

Facebook Just Bought A Voice Recognition Company

Facebook has acquired Wit.ai, a company that builds voice recognition and natural language processing tools for developers. It has over 6,000 developers on its platform. The platform is open, which is a quality the startup clearly takes pride in. “For a long time I’ve been obsessed with building machines that understand human languages,” it says in a blog post. “18 …

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Google Video Looks At ‘Science Of Talking With Computers’

Google has a new video out, which it calls a “short film” about speech recognition. It starts with the early days and works its way up to the incredible technology that’s available today (including from Google, of course…okay, it’s pretty much all Google). The description says: “Language. Easy for humans to understand (most of the time), but not so easy …

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Bing Improves Voice Search On Windows Phone

Bing has made some improvements to its voice recognition capabilities to make voice search on Windows Phone devices more accurate and faster. “Voice search is supposed to be seamless and efficient, but sometimes your phone misses important words and takes too long to return results, that aren’t always what you’re looking for,” a Bing spokesperson tells WebProNews. “Today, Bing is …

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Voice Recognition Comes To Chrome (Stable)

Google launched Chrome 25 beta last month, which included support for voice commands via the Web Speech API. Now, voice recognition has come to the stable release. Developers can use the API to to integrate speech recognition capabilities into their web apps, so Chrome users can benefit from the feature. Google has a demo here, if you want to see …

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