September 26, 2012

Even Sleeping Smartphones Could Soon Hear Spoken Commands

Speech recognition software company Nuance is working with chipmakers on technology that would enable "persistent listening" apps. MIT Technology Review reports.

quotemarksright.jpg... Vlad Sejnoha, Nuance Communications' chief technology officer, believes that within a year or two you'll be able to talk to your smartphone even as it lies idle on a desk, asking it questions such as, "When's my next appointment?" The phone will be able to detect that you are speaking, wake itself up, and accomplish the task at hand.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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