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Get ready for the internet-enabled, speech recognising, joke-telling Barbie

Oh, boy, an internet-enabled Barbie doll that uses speech recognition to talk to little kids!

Sounds interesting! What could possibly go wrong!?

The BBC reports that a prototype of this joke-telling, story-swapping, interactive game-playing toy was introduced at the New York Toy Fair on Saturday. 480 more words

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Watson-powered toy blows past Kickstarter goal in a day

First it was Jeopardy!, then it was cancer, e-commerce and cooking. Now, IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence system is powering a line of connected toys. 266 more words

Nightcap - Feb 10

Speech recognition and video chat are discussed in The Nightcap – Radar

News

Text Input Methods: Comparison

One thing I was taught at dear old Mother Technology decades ago: Always take measurements.

Handwriting recognition feels faster to me. Dictation (speech recognition) feels incredibly slow. 579 more words

Journal

On the use of Google's Speech Recognition API Version 2

I find that Google’s Speech Recognition service is just as great as many of its other services and tools like Google Translate, Gmail etc. (though I’m not a big fan of Google’s privacy policy). 1,138 more words

Recipes

Day 4 #28daysofwriting - Assistive Tech - How to train your Dragon

Dragon Naturally Speaking is commercial voice recognition software.

There are free versions which are very good such as windows 8 speech recognition and one on MyStudyBar (see Day 3). 496 more words

Staffroom

New to deep learning? Here are 4 easy lessons from Google

Google employs some of the world’s smartest researchers in deep learning and artificial intelligence, so it’s not a bad idea to listen to what they have to say about the space. 946 more words