Speech recognition grows up and goes mobile

Speech recognition grows up and goes mobile

IDG NEWS: Having spread from desktops to mobile devices and beyond, voice recognition is no longer a novelty filling niche needs — and it’s spawning a new genre of gadgets.

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For three decades this was speech recognition: You would talk to your computer, typically using a head-mounted microphone and either the unpublicized speech-recognition app in Microsoft Windows or a version of Dragon NaturallySpeaking, from Nuance Communications. If you enunciated carefully, words would appear on the screen or commands would be executed.

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