In the rapidly developing technology of Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), machines are "hearing" and understanding spoken language, and performing actions on verbal commands.Sunday, 14 April, 2013, 2:16am
Are you a tour, or a type? (Sorry, that's not what I meant.) By your talk or a type? (No, not even close.) Are you a talker or a tighter?6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
'Did you say Harriet?' asks the voice-dialling function on my phone in its calm Japanese-American accent. 'Henry,' I repeat, firmly.
'Did you say Helen?' the voice asks. I repeat myself. 'Did you say Herb?' 'Henry!' I yell and, before clicking the escape button, dissolve into a stream of four-letter words.19 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
Like many a veteran computer user, I have been talking to my PC for years. For once, I would like it to respond.
Due to a repetitive strain injury, I installed Dragon NaturallySpeaking6 speech-recognition software to avoid the trauma of repeatedly striking the keyboard.25 Feb 2003 - 12:00am
Someday you will be able to talk to your computer as easily as you talk to another person, and it will respond to your commands - and that day may be sooner than you think.
Voice recognition software has come a long way since the era of cumbersome microphones and word-mangling software.3 Oct 2000 - 12:00am