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Some users noticing offline voice commands for some functions in latest Google app

Earlier this year, a release of Google’s app for Android hinted at future ability to use voice search and commands without an internet connection. Offline voice commands could be used for a number of functions, and are now already be up and running for some Android users with the latest Google app installed… 237 more words


Are digital assistants learning how to speak our language?

We’re on the Brink of a Revolution in Crazy-Smart Digital Assistants

Here’s a quick story you’ve probably heard before, followed by one you probably haven’t. In 1979 a young Steve Jobs paid a visit to Xerox PARC, the legendary R&D lab in Palo Alto, California, and witnessed a demonstration of something now called the graphical user interface. 63 more words

Virtual Reality

Baidu's 'Medical Robot': Chinese Search Engine Reveals Its AI for Health

On a recent trip to Beijing, Wei Fan, a researcher for Baidu in Sunnyvale, Calif., had to deal with his mother’s unexpected ailment. Her knee ached. 815 more words


Voice and Mobile Search: the way forward.....

Currently search is passing through a big transformation, as Google gets more sophisticated at trying and understanding the users search queries, the way we find information is becoming more intuitive and human. 1,510 more words

Digital Solutions

SEM Best Practices for Voice Search

A look through search query reports reveals more than a few obvious voice search queries.  These searches originate from Siri, Google, or Cortana. When you spot these, they remind me of how someone sounds when speaking to an automated attendant: the communication is abrupt, different, and slightly rude. 624 more words

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Evidence of offline 'OK, Google,' other features found in Google app version 4.8

The Google app — previously known as “Search” — was updated to version 4.8 last week, and now a new teardown has revealed some interesting new details about some features that might be coming in future versions. 293 more words


Chrome 'OK Google' hotwording extension sparks new privacy concerns, confusion (Update: Chromium team backpeddals)

Update: What’s that? Oh, just the smell of change. After initially standing firm on its implementation of the hotwording module and proprietary Google extension being automatically downloaded in new installations of the Chromium open source browser, a wave of criticism has led to the team… 1,517 more words

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