Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 9th Aug 2006 05:12 UTC
Windows "Surprise surprise. Windows Vista speech recognition actually works. Contrary to what MSNBC criticize as a ‘wreck', the speech recognition technology is well developed and highly usable, says Long Zheng.
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Lambda
Member since:
2006-07-28

We are really far from being able to tell the computer:

* Computer, read my mail; discard all spam.
* Computer, reply to Joe Sixpack: Dear Joe, this voice interface like Startrek's ships computers is awesome. You should check it out.
* Computer, send the composed mail.
* Computer, preview the picture of my last birthday, the one I'm with my girldfrind, the new one. Also send a copy to her and print one in high resolution. Make sure Mom gets a copy.



Did you watch the screencast? It looks like 1-3 of your list is completely doable in the Vista system as of now. #4 is more of an AI/Image recognition problem.

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sbenitezb Member since:
2005-07-22

"Did you watch the screencast? It looks like 1-3 of your list is completely doable in the Vista system as of now. #4 is more of an AI/Image recognition problem."

Yes. You must be kidding. You cannot use natural language normally to speak to your PC without repeating or making sure it understands exactly what you mean. It's a waste of time. It's just a toy.

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Lambda Member since:
2006-07-28

It's a waste of time. It's just a toy.

Or maybe you wish it was a waste of time and just a toy.

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