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Nuance and DFKI to Work on Conversational AI for Autonomous Driving

Nuance Communications is expanding its partnership with Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI ), the German research center for artificial intelligence (AI), to further advance cognitive and conversational AI innovation across several joint research initiatives around in-car systems, healthcare systems and omnichannel customer care. Nuance and DFKI have already begun work on conversational and cognitive AI for self-driving […]

Watson powers in-game natural language conversation for Star Trek: Bridge Crew from Ubisoft. (PRNewsfoto/IBM)

IBM and Ubisoft Bring Us Closer to The Star Trek Standard

For years, the speech industry has been held up to “The Star Trek Standard,” a seemingly impossible example of the technology’s true potential. Based on the long-standing sci-fi series, the Star Trek Standard envisions a day when anyone will be able to walk into any room, tell a central computer what he wants, and have […]

Voice Biometrics Gets an Added Layer

A team of computer scientists at Hong Kong Baptist University have put a new spin on common speech-based biometric authentication methods by developing technologies that can identify individuals through their lip movements. The effort, led by Prof. Cheun Yiu-ming, involves matching the lip movements associated with saying specific passwords to other visual lip characteristics, including […]