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How much can I help you? Alexa's voice recognition skills tested – video

With voice recognition software being used in household products, Dr Hannah Fry explores how it works – and what the future might bring. She test-drives Alexa, one of the new wave of virtual home assistants that works out what you’re saying and attempts to answer your questions. The artificial …

​Has voice control finally started speaking our language​?

The success of Amazon’s Echo proves that we are slowly coming to terms with talking to machines. How long before digital assistants can do more than just control our music, and start having meaningful conversations?<p>The problem with using the human voice to control computers is well known and well …

The chatbot that lets you talk to the dead

When one developer lost a friend in an accident she created a robot using his old texts that she could talk to. Are these griefbots the key to life after death?<p><b>Name:</b> Griefbots.<p><b>Age:</b> Startlingly new.<p><b>Who’s there?</b> It’s me, your dead wife Deirdre, from beyond the grave.<p><b>Hi Deirdre, how’s life?</b> That’s not …

Loquendo - Help speech self-service applications contain costs, improve experience

Give small business customers a big experience<p>Looking for simple, cost-effective solutions to improve customer service without sacrificing quality? …

Small Business

Yelling at Amazon’s Alexa

The first time I met Alexa, the A.I. robot voice inside the wine-bottle-size speaker known as the Amazon Echo, I was at my friends’ house, in rural New England. “Currently, it is seventy-five degrees,” she told us, and assured us that it would not rain. This was a year ago, and I’d never …

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Siri

For other uses, see Siri (disambiguation).<p><b>Siri</b> (pronounced /ˈsɪəri/) is a computer program that works as an intelligent personal assistant and …

Amazon Echo Dot (2nd Generation), Black

• Amazon Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, provide information, read the …

Artificial Voices

<b>Recent activities</b><p>For up to date posts on all my work, please refer to my blog pages <br>http://chrisnewell.eu/blog-3/<p><b>While being ill</b> I have produced a …

The Art of Voice Synthesis

The Art of Voice Synthesis: Models and Replications<p>Creating an artificial voice has been a preoccupation already for several centuries. The first …

Creating Personal Voices For All

What is ModelTalker?<p>The ModelTalker System is a revolutionary speech synthesis software package developed by the Nemours Speech Research Laboratory …

Voice Creation | CereProc Text-to-Speech

CereProc has developed the world's most advanced text-to-speech voice creation system. We build voices <i>faster</i> and more <i>efficiently</i> than anyone else. …

Speech Recognition System Comparison: Who Does it Best?

Share post:<p>Over the last decade, voice recognition technology has made some major advances. Using speech technology ten years ago was more of a …

“Speak” And Thou Shall Find: The Future Of Voice Recognition

21-January-2016 | Digital Economy | Hyperconnectivity<p>It’s Monday morning, and the alarm clock starts beeping. You try to reach out and find where it …

The Future Of Voice-Activated AI Sounds Awesome

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Tim Tuttle is the chief executive officer of Expect Labs.</i><p>For decades science fiction movies have been imagining the future as one where humans talk to machines just as naturally as they speak to family and friends. In reality, however, using voice to interact with machines has been …

Artificial Intelligence

The Future of Voice: What's Next After Siri, Alexa and Ok Google

Another perfect storm of market conditions is brewing for a second wave of virtual personal assistants and conversational interfaces, exceeding the first in both intelligence and pervasiveness.<p>Ever since the dawn of computing technology in the 1950s, scientists and consumers alike have dreamed of …

Speech Recognition