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Why Is Speech Recognition Technology So Difficult to Perfect?

Quora | Posted 12.28.2016 | Technology
Quora

Why isn't speech recognition software more accurate? originally appeared on Quora: the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answer...

A Surprising Number Of People Can't Recognize Voices

The Huffington Post | Bahar Gholipour | Posted 09.07.2016 | Science

For me, caller ID is one of the best inventions of all time. Before it became mainstream, I dreaded picking up the phone. A lot of times, I couldn’t...

3 Executive Insights for Application of Artificial Intelligence in eCommerce

Daniel Faggella | Posted 07.22.2016 | Technology
Daniel Faggella

At the recent VentureBeat MobileBeat conference on July 13, a panel of executives assembled to discuss the impact of emerging technologies on the future of commerce.

Wells Fargo Wants to Let You Make Million-Dollar Wire Transactions with Your Face and Voice

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 11.06.2016 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

"My voice gives me access to proceed, please verify me," I announced to the phone in my hand. It scanned my face to see if my lips were moving. I then read aloud series of numbers. The voiceprint was a match, and the app unlocked itself - the demonstration was a success.

The Fear of the Unknown

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 06.10.2016 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

Courtney Griffin: "As of right now, technology helps to complete many tasks that, as humans, we could not complete alone at the same speed. However, humans can recognize problems or stresses that a computer might not be able see."

How To Stop Your Smart TV From Eavesdropping On You

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 02.12.2015 | Technology

It turns out that "smart" Samsung television you dropped a few hundred dollars on might be listening in on your conversations and transmitting them to a third party

RUMOR: 'Halo' Fans Will Dig Microsoft's Answer To Siri

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

Microsoft may be turning the dreams of fanboys everywhere into a reality by putting Cortana, the sexy AI companion from the "Halo" franchise, into the...

Why Your Next Phone Will Include Fingerprint, Facial, and Voice Recognition

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 06.01.2013 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

In some ways, it's a marvel that even half of consumers bother to lock their phones. You would think the benefits would be obvious enough: by entering a few numbers, you can achieve a basic level of protection from prying eyes.

Microsoft Brings 'Star Trek's Voice Translator to Life

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.12.2012 | Technology

Microsoft may boldly go where no one has gone before. At a demonstration in China on Oct. 25, Microsoft's chief research officer Rick Rashid revea...

2001: A Space Odyssey: Art vs. 2012 Reality

David H. Bailey | Posted 05.09.2012 | Science
David H. Bailey

What is missing is a sales pitch -- like the arms race but ideally less grim -- that made possible the Apollo program. Time will tell when and how the 2001 vision will be realized, and if it will be human or robotic. In the meantime, we all can dream.