Posts Tagged with "at&t"

AT&T: Pioneers of Speech Recognition

June 23rd, 2012 at 5:37 pm by Mark
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Most people know AT&T as “the telephone company,” but have little concept that they actually developed a ton of other technology still in use today. Beginning in the 1980’s, AT&T implemented automated speech recognition technology across its networks, and has continued to streamline the system ever since. Rather than simply understanding the words, AT&T’s speech recognition uses artificial intelligent to actually understand the spoken language.

At times, interfacing with other software seems counterproductive, given that it will often take written (or typed) data and read it back as voice before processing commands, but when you’re looking at the most advanced speech recognition in the world, it does make an odd bit of sense.

Apple’s iEvolution?

February 1st, 2010 at 6:52 pm by Mark
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     Is it just me, or does Steve Jobs look like a younger, just as arrogant, Grand Moff Tarkin? I can totally see Apple releasing their fully operational battle station… and his famous last words, “Evacuate? In our moment of triumph?” only moments before a spec of dust manages to…

     Nevermind… I’m just sayin’…

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