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How Does Speech Recognition Work Exactly?

Today’s fast-paced lifestyle, combined with a growing preference for finding simplified ways of completing daily tasks and responsibilities, has led to the proliferation of the use of speech recognition. Indeed, since Google’s introduction of voice search in 2011, which was then considered a novelty, the feature is now one that users regularly rely on. What’s more, improvements in speech recognition…

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Speech Recognition Technology Trends for 2020

As the year 2020 begins, we can clearly observe that we are at a critical moment in modern technology. Within the last year, we’ve seen plenty of advances on the digital front that only a year ago, we wouldn’t have imagined. And that trend shows no signs of slowing as we look at the year ahead. When we think about…

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Will We Still Be Typing in 2030?

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Long gone are the days of manually clocking in and clocking out at the office. With the arrival of computers and the internet, the digitalization of how we work seems as though it happened overnight. Game-changing technology showed up at our doorstep with the first mass-marketed desktop computer with keyboards for typing in the late 60s and has been on a…

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Speech Recognition vs. Voice Recognition: What’s the Difference?

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With Artificial Intelligence (AI) increasingly becoming a staple in our day-to-day lives, confusion around the correct use of the related lingo is very common. This is especially the case in conversations between non-experts and implies some people could be vulnerable to marketing ploys that take advantage of the misuse of this terminology.  One particular example is the difference between speech…

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AI Model Training: Building Successful Speech Recognition Engines

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the science behind the automation of many of our daily activities. The purpose is to eliminate error and provide us humans with more time to channel our skills towards more complex, value-generating tasks. By teaching machines to think and act like us, we can significantly reduce human effort from both small and large scale processes. However,…

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Why Speech Recognition is the Key to Incredible Call Center Performance

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Speech is our most efficient and personal form of communication. Hence, call center data holds a wealth of information, and the key to unlocking this is through using speech recognition technology. Today, speech recognition has come a long way. It has so many everyday applications that it is almost impossible to avoid this increasingly prevalent technology. Due to its widespread…

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Why AI-Assisted Human Transcription is Here To Stay

AI-Assisted Human Transcription Is Here, And The Impact is Huge In a world with increasing volumes of video and audio content, the need for transcription services is stronger than ever. As such, leaps and bounds have been made in the development of artificial intelligence technology able to aid transcribers turning sound into text. While artificial intelligence is able to do…

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Speech Recognition Training: Using Annotated Data to Improve Machine Learning

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Speech recognition refers to the computational ability to convert spoken language into text. Speaking is our most natural way of communicating, and it is also our fastest way to do so. While increased speed is the main reason voice command is rapidly becoming a main feature on smart devices, it’s also a matter of convenience. Practicality has long been known…

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6 Machine Learning Benefits That Are Making a Change for Businesses

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Machine Learning (ML) is a branch of Artificial Intelligence (AI) that is revolutionizing the workplace. It refers to the process of developing self-learning algorithms by way of simple data input. The goal with machine learning is to increase accuracy. It does this by optimizing the performance of a task from experience gained with running through related datasets. Any improvement to…

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How Virtual Assistance is Evolving with Speech Recognition Training

How Virtual Assistance is Evolving with Speech Recognition Training

How Virtual Assistance is Evolving with Speech Recognition Training

Speech recognition technology has come a long way since its debut on the mainstream market in the 1980s. It wasn’t long before the technology had advanced to respond to voice commands, and virtual assistance was invented. The rise in the use of voice search has generated vast amounts of speech data. Thanks to this, speech recognition training has been able…

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