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Patent talk: Siri with personalized responses for nice support chops

Different strokes for different folks? An Apple patent idea newly made public could mean Siri would deliver personalized responses depending on who is speaking to it. The patent "User profiling for voice input processing" ...

Software

IBM has launched Watson Assistant

IBM has officially unveiled its Watson Assistant, a voice recognition and assistant system meant to serve as the back end of customized customer front-end systems. IBM announced at its annual Think conference that Watson ...

Computer Sciences

Upgraded Deep Voice can mimic any voice in mere seconds

Via whitepaper which they have uploaded to the arXiv preprint server, a team at Baidu (China's answer to Google) has announced an upgrade to their text-to-speech application called Deep Voice. Now, instead of taking a half-hour ...

Software

Mozilla releases transcription model and huge voice dataset

(Tech Xplore)—Mozilla (maker of the Firefox browser) has announced the release of an open source speech recognition model along with a large voice dataset. The release marks the advent of open source speech recognition ...

Security

Researchers explore inaudible voice command attack

(Tech Xplore)—The novelty has worn off; we are now quite accustomed to the technology advances leveraged by leading vendors that allow the daily use of human-device interactions via voice.

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