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This Is How Miserable IBM Voice Recognition Probably Was in the "80s

In the age of Siri, we take for granted how far speech recognition technology has come. But a quick glance back at 1986, when IBM introduced its voice recognition software, shows that we’ve travelled light years since the earliest version of this g.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMay 19th, 2017

Nintendo Voice Chat Says Farewell to Jose

We drown our sorrows by talking about Nintendo's two biggest topics at E3: Super Mario Odyssey and the return of Samus. It's with heavy heart that Nintendo Voice Chat, IGN's weekly talk show for all things Nintendo, bids farewell to our friend.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News3 hr. 3 min. ago

The wait is over: Here"s what Jared Leto thinks about "Wonder Woman"

If an extremely fresh Rotten Tomatoes score and adorable photos of young girls feeling empowered by Wonder Woman's success on the big screen hasn't convinced you to high-tail to a movie theater, then yeah, you're probably waiting for Jared Leto's rev.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 4 min. ago

Shiny and New

On this episode of the Droid Life Show, we’re back to talk about a lot of big new stuff from the past couple of weeks, including the OnePlus 5’s launch, our HTC U11 review, Bixby Voice’s good start, and of course, this shiny new web.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News3 hr. 4 min. ago

U.S. Consumer IoT Perspectives: Age Differences in Use of Voice-Activated Assistants

This IDC Survey Spotlight highlights key results from IDC's 2017 Consumer Internet of Things Survey with a focus on examining consumer usage patterns of voice-activated assistants. The survey includes 1,513 respondents across the United States and co.....»»

Category: internetSource:  idcRelated News3 hr. 4 min. ago

IBM launches Microservice Builder for cloud, on-prem environments

The new tool is part of IBM's ongoing effort to assist and encourage developers who are creating and managing apps built with microservices......»»

Category: blogSource:  betweenthelinesRelated News4 hr. 12 min. ago

42 percent of smart speaker owners have bought a second device (or more)

 Here’s a promising metric for Amazon, in terms of its ability to maintain its current lead in the voice computing market: 42 percent of smart speaker owners have two or more devices, according to Edison Research. This figure is seemingly.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 12 min. ago

Coder’s algorithmic alphabet is nothing more than gibberish, but it looks real

What do you get when you cross generative art, linguistics, coding, and an attempt to troll future historians? Probably something a lot like a recent project from coder and artist Atticus Bones. The post Coder’s algorithmic alphabet is nothing.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 4 min. ago

Under Pressure, Western Tech Firms Including Cisco and IBM Bow To Russian Demands To Share Cyber Secrets

An anonymous reader shares a Reuters report: Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing num.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 32 min. ago

11 Things to Know About the Nexus 5X Android O Update

11 Things to Know About the Nexus 5X Android O Update is a post by Adam Mills from Gotta Be Mobile. You can try the Nexus 5X Android O update right now but some Nexus 5X owners are probably better off skipping the Android 8.0 beta. Android O is of.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Modsy, a home-decorating service with 3D renderings, reduces its cost

We may all fancy ourselves interior designers, but if we're really being honest, we should probably leave the decorating to the experts. One such expert is Modsy, a new home design service that shows you interior designs in 3D renderings. The post Mo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Siri storm caused by economist"s comments

He apologises for causing any offence after saying he finds a male voice more trustworthy on Siri......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Capcom won’t be using original voice actors in ‘Resident Evil 2’ remake

Hidden by all the E3 2017 news, voice actress Allyson Court has announced that she will not be reprising her role in the Resident Evil 2 Remake. Capcom will be using nonunion voice actors this for the upcoming title. The post Capcom won’t be u.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Dimension Data puts its muscle behind Apple in the enterprise

Yet another big cheese in enterprise IT has climbed aboard the Apple wagon, with Dimension Data joining IBM, Deloitte, Cisco, SAP, JAMF, and others in offering services to help big business pick Apple’s for their mobile enterprise.Enterprise rea.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Emotion-reading doll is a somewhat creepy example of what’s possible with AI

Researchers at the University of Castilla-La Mancha in Ciudad Real, Spain, have built an artificially intelligent doll that can recognize eight different emotions in your kid using facial-recognition technology. The post Emotion-reading doll is a som.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Star Trek virtual reality game boldly goes with IBM Watson

IBM Watson is being used in a Star Trek virtual reality video game to decipher players' audio commands......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2017

Remember When You Called Someone and Heard a Song?

An anonymous reader shares a Motherboard article: If you were youngish in the early 2000s, you probably remember this phenomenon -- calling a friend's cell phone, and instead of hearing the the standard ring, you heard a pop song. Called ringback ton.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Artificially intelligent doll identifies emotions using facial-recognition tech

Researchers at the University of Castilla-La Mancha in Ciudad Real, Spain, have built an artificially intelligent doll that can recognize eight different emotions in your kid using facial-recognition technology. The post Artificially intelligent doll.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Facial Recognition Is Coming To US Airports

Facial recognition systems will be coming to U.S. airports in the very near future. "Customs and Border Protection first started testing facial recognition systems at Dulles Airport in 2015, then expanded the tests to New York's JFK Airport last year.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

Podcast 564: Take a trip to Kaby Lake

A potpourri of news this week, from Tim Cook urging that schools teach coding to every student, Scott Forstall’s interview about the creation of the iPhone, and new iOS 11 features, including object recognition and augmented reality (AR), that w.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017

The first deployable "soft" robot has just been developed, and it"s perfect for space missions

You're probably familiar with robots. You've seen them in movies, in science class, and probably in your own hand in the form of a smartphone.  But prepare to be thrown for a loop, because there's a new type of robot being developed, and it's so.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 21st, 2017