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Sensory-brings-low-power-wake-words-to-mobile-apps

Sensory brings low power wake words to mobile apps


Monday, April 9, 2018 by

Sensory has announced that it has made a significant breakthrough in running its TrulyHandsfree wake word and speech recognition AI engine directly on Android and iOS smartphone applications at low-power. As a software component, TrulyHandsfree can be adapted to any app without requiring special purpose hardware or DSPs to capture efficiencies in computing.Until now, al...


Software-testing-considerations-for-voice-first-applications

Software testing considerations for voice-first applications


Saturday, December 2, 2017 by

The names Alexa and Echo are household names and someday soon, most people will have these devices in their homes, ordering takeout, picking out a song, answering trivia questions. Welcome to the voice-first applications era. Amazon and Google have sold millions of Amazon Alexa and Echo and Google Home devices and 24.5 million voice-first devices are expected to ship be...


Voice-to-text-in-multiple-languages-for-speech-enabled-apps

Voice to text in multiple languages for speech-enabled apps


Monday, November 13, 2017 by

It seems that our fingertips will finally get some rest from the constant tap-tap-tap on keyboards that continue to shrink beyond recognition. Companies such as Amazon, Baidu, Google, and Microsoft are working to take us into a voice-activated future. Their speech-enabled platforms are designed to support natural language conversations with the devices, gadgets, sensors...


Providing-in-app-customer-support-help-from-Helpshift

Providing in-app customer support help from Helpshift


Thursday, September 7, 2017 by

In today's hyper-competitive market, a developer must be sure to remove all potential friction points, which can irritate customers, or risk app extinction. Even the best of apps have seen this negative trend over a long period of time due directly to subjects like, customer support, scalability, and poor retention efforts.We had a chat with Abinash Tripathy, co-founder...


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Google Cloud Speech API now supports 30 more languages


Tuesday, August 22, 2017 by

Google has recently updated their Cloud Speech API to better improve their search recognition abilities. The new updates further extend their language support to help their customers utilizeAI in all new ways. From voice-activated commands and data analytics to call center routing, the applications of AI enabled speech recognition are virtually endless.Here's what the n...


Why-you-should-add-voice-and-intelligence-to-your-apps

Why you should add voice and intelligence to your apps


Friday, May 19, 2017 by

SoundHound Inc. is a voice-enabled AI and conversational intelligence provider that has turned sound (voice, music, and more) into understanding and actionable meaning, enabling humans to interact with the things around them in the same way we interact with each other: by speaking naturally to mobile phones, cars, TVs, music speakers, and every other part of the emergin...


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TrulyHandsfree technology updates its embedded AI


Friday, April 28, 2017 by

Introduced in 2009, TrulyHandsfree began offering an embedded small vocabulary speech recognition system to feature an always-listening wake word. Now, Sensory, a Silicon Valley-based company focused on improving UX and security of consumer electronics through embedded AI technologies, is announcing they will be making significant updates to the embedded AI in its Truly...


Put-deep-learning-neural-network-AI-software-from-NASA-in-your-apps

Put deep learning neural network AI software from NASA in your apps


Thursday, March 30, 2017 by

Product developers can significantly accelerate the deployment of AI applications without a team of Ph.D. researchers, an extensive evaluation of different tools or years of costly R&D with the Neurala Developers Program, announced by Neurala. Neurala makes The Neurala Brain, a deep learning neural networks platform that is making smart products like toys, cameras a...


IBM-speech-recognition-becoming-as-accurate-us-humans

IBM speech recognition becoming as accurate us humans


Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by

On average, according to IBM, humans tend to misunderstand or mishear up to 5 to 10% of all words they hear from other human beings in a typical conversation. Although that might seem like a lot, our minds can compensate for this quite well and so we don’t tend to even notice that much. But just like humans, computers also have similar issues with mishearing words. This...


Unity-hires-some-AI-and-Machine-learning-muscle

Unity hires some AI and Machine learning muscle


Monday, December 12, 2016 by

Unity announced that it has hired Dr. Danny Lange as VP of AI and Machine Learning. He joins from Uber, where he was head of machine learning.At Uber, Lange led the efforts to build the world’s most versatile Machine Learning platform to support Uber’s hyper growth.  As head of machine learning, Lange will lead Unity’s efforts around AI (Artificia...


Voximplant-tells-us-about-their-cloud-communications-platform

Voximplant tells us about their cloud communications platform


Friday, December 9, 2016 by

Voximplant, a communications cloud platform for mobile and web app developers, has been working to improve audio and visual communications in real time. They provide the tools for developer to create their own web and mobile communication applications. We've sat down with Alexey Aylarov, the CEO of Voximplant to talk more about what their company is about and where the ...


Voximplant-to-use-the-Google-Cloud-Speech-API-in-their-platform

Voximplant to use the Google Cloud Speech API in their platform


Friday, October 28, 2016 by

Voximplant has announced that they will leverage the Google Cloud Speech API as part of the Voximplant platform.As Voximplant expands, the cloud communications company has steadily implemented platform additions that meet new developer needs and improve the quality of the service. Here is a rundown on what you can expect from their new product from a developer's perspec...


Hewlett-Packard-Enterprise-Launches-Machine-Learning-APIs-and-Services

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Launches Machine Learning APIs and Services


Thursday, March 17, 2016 by

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has launched HPE Haven OnDemand, a cloud platform that provides advanced machine learning APIs and services that provide the ability to build data-rich mobile and enterprise applications.Delivered as a service on Microsoft Azure, HPE Haven OnDemand provides more than 60 APIs and services that deliver deep learning analytics on a wide ran...


With-TrulySecure-2.0-Developers-Can-Move-Beyond-Thumbprint-Recognition

With TrulySecure 2.0 Developers Can Move Beyond Thumbprint Recognition


Wednesday, November 18, 2015 by

Sensory has released TrulySecure 2.0, the next generation of the company’s FIDO Certified multimodal biometric authentication technology. This latest release builds on Sensory’s two decades of implementing platforms which enhance user experience and security for consumer electronics by incorporating state-of-the-art neural networks and machine learning principles in spe...


Amazon-Releases-Alexa-Skills-Kit-Including-Self-Service-APIs-and-Tools

Amazon Releases Alexa Skills Kit Including Self-Service APIs and Tools


Tuesday, June 30, 2015 by

Amazon has released the Alexa Skills Kit (ASK), a collection of self-service APIs and tools to help developers create new voice-driven capabilities for Alexa, Amazon’s cloud-based voice service that is behind the Amazon Echo device. Echo is a hybrid speaker that also offers voice recognition for answering questions and controlling smart devices.The Alexa voice service t...


IBM-Introduces-New-Beta-Services-to-the-Watson-Developer-Cloud

IBM Introduces New Beta Services to the Watson Developer Cloud


Monday, February 9, 2015 by

IBM is releasing five new beta services to the Watson Developer Cloud which makes available the IBM Watson technology as a development platform in the cloud to build apps utilizing Watson's cognitive computing intelligence. The platform offers a collection of REST APIs and SDKs that use Watson’s cognitive computing to solve complex problems. Watson APIs are adaptab...


Nuance-to-Provide-Voice-Capabilities-to-Oracle-Mobile-Apps,-Updates-the-Nuance-NDEV-Mobile-SKD

Nuance to Provide Voice Capabilities to Oracle Mobile Apps, Updates the Nuance NDEV Mobile SKD


Saturday, May 24, 2014 by

Nuance Communications and Oracle are now working together to provide Nuance voice and language offerings to Oracle mobile apps. Oracle will use Nuance Cloud Services to add speech recognition and synthesis to certain mobile apps that support Oracle Applications for ERP, SCM, CRM, and HCM, Oracle Eloqua Marketing Cloud Service, Oracle RightNow Cloud Service and Oracle Ta...


Microsoft-Releases-Bing-Speech-Recognition-Control-for-Windows

Microsoft Releases Bing Speech Recognition Control for Windows


Wednesday, October 23, 2013 by

The Bing Speech Recognition Control enables a Windows 8, Windows 8.1, or Windows RT device to convert audio speech input to written text. It does this by receiving audio data from a microphone, sending the audio data to a web service for analysis, and then returning its best interpretations of user speech as text. When you embed the Bing Speech Recognition Control in a...


Developer-makes-a-Siri-clone-for-Ubuntu-Linux-then-gives-it-away

Developer makes a Siri clone for Ubuntu Linux then gives it away


Tuesday, March 26, 2013 by

Developer James McClain a programmer in San Jose, and released the source code of Linux speech recognition program that matches iOS's SIRI in overall functionality - only for Linux.The source code has been released the source code under GNU GPL v3 licence, you can get a copy of it at github or by clicking a mirror created here.Check out this video cr...


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