Speech Recognition

Microsoft’s Speech Recognition Tech Now Understands Conversations

Microsoft Artificial Intelligence and Research group has claimed in a paper published this week that its speech recognition system can now understand human conversations, marking the first time "human parity" has been reported for conversational speech. According to Network World, Microsoft's researchers are now working on ways to make sure that speech recognition works well in more real-life...

Apple Buys Speech Recognition Pioneer Company ‘Novauris Technologies’ [u]

According to a report by TechCrunch, Apple has quietly acquired Novauris Technologies, an automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology company well-known as the voice dictation pioneer. The company, which was founded in 2002, grew of a British research subsidiary of Dragon Systems and was being run by Yoon Kim, Melvyn Hunt and John Bridle, a team who worked at Dragon,...