IBM inches toward human-like accuracy for speech recognition
The company has reached a 5.5 percent word error rate that's nearly on par with humans.
Facebook's new mobile AI can process video in real time
It's the first result of a new push for neural networks on phones.
Microsoft's speech recognition engine listens as well as a human
"This is an historic achievement" - Xuedong Huang
Personal assistants are ushering in the age of AI at home
How the use of the voice is making machines smarter and humans more dependent.
Hello Barbie has some career advice for your child
Mattel's new Barbie -- the first-of-its-kind talking doll -- uses speech recognition to talk to kids.
Amazon's Echo lets you control iTunes, Pandora and Spotify with your voice
If you accepted an invitation to buy Amazon's Echo speaker, you've noticed that the device didn't...
Windows 10's browser reportedly lets you search with your voice (update: pics)
Windows 10's oft-reported Spartan web browser may not just be a leaner, fresher substitute for Int...
Facebook just bought a speech recognition company
Facebook is clearly eager to check out new interface concepts these days. Just months after its a...
Google's short film examines the science of voice recognition
People used to think it's harder to make computers play chess (or Jeopardy) and do mathematics tha...