STANFORD (CBS SF) – For many, using speech recognition on a smartphone has been at times a frustrating experience. Now, researchers at Stanford say the technology has advanced to a point where it is faster and more accurate than typing. 174 more words
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speechdecode is a new PPE based on CMU Sphinx can be added to an rtndf data flow pipeline to decode speech in an audio stream. It’s the first PPE written in C++/Qt and the infrastructure will be used for PPEs that are a bit too heavy to work well in Python or integrate better with C and C++ libraries. 38 more words
Sometimes the most prodigious research institutions in the world need to study something obvious: Talking is faster than typing on your phone.
In tests by Stanford University and Chinese search giant Baidu, speech recognition on phones was three times faster than typing the same message on the stock iPhone keyboard. 158 more words
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I remember calling big service providers (such as a telephone provider) in the 80s with a question/request and sitting on hold for 10 minutes, which was really annoying. 89 more words