voice recognition

Microsoft Focuses On Healthcare With $20bn AI Buy

Microsoft's purchase of speech recognition pioneer Nuance Communications gives it leading cloud AI tools that are widely used in healthcare…

9 months ago

BBC Partners With Microsoft For Voice-Activated iPlayer Experiment

The BBC has some big plans for the future of iPlayer as voice recognition software continues to evolve

4 years ago

HSBC Voice Recognition ID System Tricked By Twins

Biometric security may not be a secure as its made out to be

5 years ago

Google Adds Languages, Emojis And Voice Typing To Gboard

Want access to Google Doodle's on your phone? Ask and you shall receive...

5 years ago

TalkTalk Drops Passwords For Voice Recognition After Hack

Post hack, TalkTalk allows customers to access their accounts via voice recognition technology

6 years ago

HSBC Rolls Out Biometric Banking

Voice recognition and fingerprint scanning will give HSBC and First Direct customers extra security

6 years ago

10 Of The Best Dictation Apps

It's time to dispense with typing and note-taking - get your hands on one of the best dictation apps for…

7 years ago

Windows 9 To Include Cortana Assistant

Evidence mounts that Microsoft will port Cortana from Windows Phone 8.1 to its next PC operating system

7 years ago

Microsoft Plans To Launch Real-Time Translation For Skype In 2014

This year, the Universal Translator is coming to a Windows 8 PC near you

8 years ago

Yahoo Gifts Researchers £6m To Develop Siri Beater

Yahoo gives Carnegie Mellon researchers $10 million so they can develop a better version of Apple's Siri

8 years ago

Yahoo Buys Language Recognition Start-Up SkyPhrase

The natural language processing technology could help improve search, and do a lot more

8 years ago

Desktop Chrome Browser Users Gain Voice Search

Desktop users of the Chrome browser now have the ability to conduct searches via voice, thanks to new plug-in

8 years ago

Google Adds Voice Search For Gmail And Google Plus

Google is to offer users of Gmail, Google+ and Google Calender the ability to utilise voice searches

8 years ago

Facebook To Buy Voice Recognition Specialist Mobile Technologies

Facebook looks to boost mobile applications with voice commands

8 years ago

Google Glass Update Improves Voice Capabilities

Google Glass has received its third software update that includes additional voice capabilities and commands

9 years ago

Chrome Browser 27 Offers Verbal Search Option

Chrome users can now verbally ask their browser to do their web searches after Google released Chrome 27

9 years ago

Chrome Browser Update Offers Speech Recognition Support

Google's new Chrome browser is now available for download and includes voice-recognition capabilities

9 years ago

Chrome Browser Beta Gets Voice Recognition API

The new beta of Google'a Chrome web browser will allow users to complete tasks by using voice commands

9 years ago

Microsoft Demonstrates Real-Time Speech Translator

Rick Rashid speaks Mandarin Chinese without learning it

9 years ago

Dragon Systems Creators Sue Goldman Sachs Over $580m

The bank was paid $5 million for advice that led to Dragon's demise

10 years ago

Apple Threatens To Pull British Siri Rival From App Store

Apple is said to be planning to pull the voice assistant Evi app from its App Store, because it is…

10 years ago

Siri Rival Evi Launches On Android And iOS

Evi proves popular for iPhone 4S-less smartphone users wanting a Siri alternative

10 years ago

Siri Arrives On iPhone 4 Thanks To Spire Hack

Apple iPhone 4 users who are chaffing to get their hands on Siri can now do so, thanks to the…

10 years ago

Nuance Buys Vlingo As Voice Recognition War Grows

As Apple and Google square up over voice recognition, Nuance is to acquire Vlingo despite being sued by the company

10 years ago

Android’s Iris Voice App Takes Aim At Apple’s Siri

Apple's Siri intelligent assistant now has Android competition from the cheekily named 'Iris' app

10 years ago