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Parents around the world all speak "motherese" to their babies

As we all know, it’s almost impossible to talk to a tiny little baby, or an adorable puppy, and remain in a normal vocal register, or speak in complete sentences. 379 more words

Armed with Dragon Law Enforcement Speech Recognition

Law enforcement professionals have a faster and more accurate way to safely and efficiently improve daily reporting and documentation demands, speed data entry into records management systems (RMS) and conduct common lookup tasks, like license plate and arrest lookups—all by voice. 54 more words

Quarterly Updates

Help! I need a speech-to-text converter for an answerphone

The landline’s answerphone is flashing. I cannot retrieve the message because I cannot hear the words. Ah, well…will have to ask my son to come round and listen for me, or go and ask a neighbour to help. 216 more words

Everyday Life

Amazon Alexa To Give Billy Big Mouth Bass a Bigger Playlist

Billy Big Mouth Bass, the hit singing-fish novelty item born in 1998 and popular through the next decade, will soon get a much bigger playlist. 283 more words

Tech

Interspeech 2017 Conference Summary

Yu-Ren gave a really good talk about measuring voice severity.

Then, on Wednesday Anna, Inga, Matthías, and Jón answered questions about their posters to conference attendees. 94 more words

Paralinguistic

10 Papers I'm more excited about than the Microsoft "human parity" announcement

There’s a lot of hype around the new Microsoft announcement where they claim human parity on the conversational speech recognition task. I don’t doubt for one second that the folks at Microsoft Research are brilliant and working on new and effective techniques.   242 more words

Speech Recognition