Historic Breakthrough: Microsoft Reaches Virtual Parity With Human Speech

In an historic breakthrough, Microsoft’s AI team has developed technology that recognizes speech as well as humans. Their research team published a paper (PDF) showing that their speech recognition system makes errors at the same rate as a professional transcriptionists,…

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…

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…

Google Launches Chrome 25 Beta With Speech Recognition

Google released Chrome 25 in beta today, and this version of the browser is noteworthy because it supports voice commands via the Web Speech API. Developers will be able to tap into this to integrate speech recognition into their web…