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The Washington Post is testing a news application, Truth Teller, which fact checks speeches in as close to real time as possible. The Truth Teller was built with a combination of technologies. The prototype combines video and audio extraction with a speech-to-text technology to search a database of facts and fact checks. Truth Teller takes [...]
Nuance Communications has rolled out Nuance Connections, a partner program that provides tools and services for contact solution providers to deliver advanced voice and natural language solutions to organizations. The new program is focused on training, demand generation, and transparent collaboration to empower Nuance partners. Designed to increase sales, the program provides Nuance contact center [...]
Imagine having a Siri-on-steroids device for your home that answers questions, obeys commands and can control other Internet-connected devices and services. At the 2013 International CES show in Las Vegas this week, Ivee Sleek made its debut as the first hands-free voice activated personal assistant. Interactive Voice, Inc, a voice controlled electronics firm, hired IN(D)2 [...]
Simon has released 0.4, a new version of an open source speech recognition system. Simon features a whole new recognition layer, context-awareness for improved accuracy and performance, and a dialog system able to hold whole conversations with the user and more. The company says that a lot of work has gone into making Simon easier [...]