Remember how Ryan basically live-blogged the entire Voice Search conference? Well, I’ll put my hand to the test and try the same thing this week, when I’m attending VoiceCon in Orlando, Tuesday – Thursday. I’ll be the tall, awkward one walking around in a daze. What do you expect? New Yorkers haven’t experienced sunshine or […]
One of the biggest concerns the speech technology industry has regarding mobile penetration is that Americans rely so heavily on GUIs. Is that why panelists at speech tech conferences have to use PowerPoint to explain their product ‘s offering?
Crush: Developers Answering the Call from iPhone Why We’re Loving It: We hope that of the 100,000 developers who downloaded the iPhone’s SDK will do something speech-related for the product. Though Google’s Android has been met with interest from companies like Nuance Communications, the iPhone’s fate with speech apps remains unclear. We didn’t get any [...]
I wrote a deployment on speech applications in the warehouse this month but I never really understood how under-the-radar that particular market was until I sat at a lunch table with people from Tellme (a subsidiary of Microsoft, I’m now obligated to mention on pain of death) and Vocollect. The Tellme people, whose panel on [...]