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Google Video Looks At ‘Science Of Talking With Computers’

Google Video Looks At ‘Science Of Talking With Computers’

By Chris Crum October 17, 2014

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 …

Google Voice Search Built Into Chrome Beta Google Voice Search Built Into Chrome Beta

At Google I/O last year, Google showed off conversational search on the desktop, including the now famous “OK Google” command. In November, this functionality became available via a Chrome extension. Now, the functionality is coming directly to Chrome. Google announced …

Google From The Desktop By Saying, 'Ok Google' Google From The Desktop By Saying, 'Ok Google'
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Earlier this year, Google showed off its new conversational search capabilities for the desktop, including the ability to perform a search by simply saying, “Ok Google,” and then your search phrase. In May, Google released conversational search for Chrome, but …

Google Launches Big Update To Search App On iOS Google Launches Big Update To Search App On iOS

Google has launched an update to the Google Search app for iPhone and iPad bringing it more up to par with the Android experience. The new version will send users notifications when there’s stuff Google deems important for them to …

Cutts: Voice Search Means Less Keyword Searches Cutts: Voice Search Means Less Keyword Searches
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Today, keywords still play a significant role in search habits, and in how Google and other search engines deliver search results. The trend, however, is moving further and further away from this, especially on Google’s side. Google wants to become …

Bing Improves Voice Search On Windows Phone 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 …

Google's New Voice Search Is Here (Kind Of) Google's New Voice Search Is Here (Kind Of)
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UPDATE: When asked about the “Okay, Google” feature, Google’s Matt Cutts tells us, “I think that will take a little while longer, but Chrome updates move along quickly.” Update 2: While we should be able to expect the “hotwording” functionality …

Google Shows Siri How To Get Answers Quickly Google Shows Siri How To Get Answers Quickly
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Last week, Google launched its enhanced voice search on iOS, going head to head with Apple’s Siri. Some iOS users may be wondering which one they should be using to get the best experience from their devices. With the following …

Google Launches Enhanced Voice Search On iOS Google Launches Enhanced Voice Search On iOS
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Google has launched a new Google Search app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, complete with enhanced voice search, leading many to draw comparisons to Apple’s own Siri. “When you have a question, finding the answer should be effortless—wherever you …

100 Million More People Can Use Google Voice Search 100 Million More People Can Use Google Voice Search

Google announced this morning that Voice Search for Android is now available in 13 new languages – Basque, Bulgarian, Catalan, European Portuguese, Finnish, Galician, Hungarian, Icelandic, Norwegian, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak and Swedish. With the addition of these new languages, Google …

Google's Siri Comes To iPhone And iPad Google's Siri Comes To iPhone And iPad
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If you have an iPhone and were hoping to have another search assistant that talks back to you, Google has you covered. As one of a handful of search announcements this week, Google announced that its new and improved voice …

Google Voice Search Gets A Proper Field Test Google Voice Search Gets A Proper Field Test
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One of the coolest parts about Google’s I/O keynote was the Voice Search introduced in Jelly Bean to compete with Apple’s Siri. That was a staged demo though. Google could have mucked with the presentation to make it seem better …

Jelly Bean Voice Search Vs. Siri: A Video Throwdown Jelly Bean Voice Search Vs. Siri: A Video Throwdown

Earlier this month during their WWDC 2012 keynote, Apple unveiled iOS 6. With it came some significant improvements for Siri, including some general (and much needed) performance improvements and the ability to request sports scores, movie statistics, and more. Not …

Jelly Bean's Voice Search Is A Sexier Siri Jelly Bean's Voice Search Is A Sexier Siri
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It was only a matter of time before Google brought Siri-like functionality to Android. Today at Google I/O, Google showed off Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and its new search functionality. The search is powered by Google’s recently announced Knowledge Graph, …

Bing Voice Search Comes to Xbox This Week Bing Voice Search Comes to Xbox This Week

Microsoft announced that beginning December 6, and in the months ahead, it will be rolling out Bing Voice Search on Xbox. This will enable users to find content across Netflix, Hulu Plus, Comcast Xfinity on Demand ,HBO Go, Zune, and …

Google Maps Gets Voice Search from Chrome Google Maps Gets Voice Search from Chrome

Back in June, Google brought voice search to the desktop via an update for Chrome, enabling users to click the microphone icon on the search box and speak their search, rather than type it. Today, Google announced that this functionality …

Google Launches Voice Search for Desktop Google Launches Voice Search for Desktop

Google has had voice search available for mobile for quite some time, but today at its Inside Search event, the company announced that it is bringing it to the desktop as well. To use the feature, you will click a …