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2013-08-15 23:28:35

The non-profit Applied Voice Input Output Society (AVIOS) has promoted the commercialization of speech and natural language technology for more than three decades. The organization claims the technology has broken through the barrier of broad utility and will lead to a chain reaction of new applications, easing the use of ever-more-complex digital technology. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 "Early applications were primitive," admits K.W. (Bill) Scholz, AVIOS president,...

Voice Recognition, Translation Technology Acquired By Facebook
2013-08-13 09:18:00

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Facebook has agreed to buy Mobile Technologies, a company that makes a mobile voice recognition app. Mobile Technologies claims it has built the very first speech-to-speech translator, called Jibbigo, on a phone designed to translate languages easily. Facebook could use this technology to add voice recognition functionality to its existing products as the social media giant continues to look toward mobile solutions. Both companies...

2013-08-08 14:20:49

New research shows that as culture has evolved over the last two centuries – with increasing urbanization, greater reliance on technology, and widespread availability of formal education – so has human psychology. The findings are forthcoming in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. "This research shows that there has been a two-century long historical shift towards individualistic psychological functioning...

2013-08-06 23:03:03

ImageGear for .NET v21 features enhanced OCR, SVG display of Microsoft Office files. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Accusoft, the leading provider of document, content and imaging solutions, today announces version 21 of its ImageGear for .NET software development kit (SDK) in editions for .NET 32-bit and 64-bit, Winforms, ASP.NET and WPF environments. The ImageGear for .NET SDK gives developers the tools they need to add high-performance capabilities such as image editing, scanning,...

2013-07-24 23:05:03

Kirobo uses speech synthesis engine, VoiceText. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo, Toyota Motor Corp., Dentsu Inc. and Robot Garage have announced that under the auspice of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), that they developed a robot astronaut called Kirobo who would travel to and stay at the International Space Station (ISS). Kirobo is expected to be loaded onto the supply ship “Kounotori”...

2013-07-23 23:32:30

The Applied Voice Input Output Society (AVIOS) announced its annual Mobile Voice Conference (MVC, http://www.mobilevoiceconference.com) will be held in San Francisco, March 3-5, 2014. The conference focuses on commercial applications of language technology such as speech recognition and natural language interpretation, and how companies can take advantage of these technologies finally having passed the “tipping point” of mass adoption. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 AVIOS claims...

2013-07-20 23:00:41

Trusted software review website Boffin, announces the release of the top free text to speech software list. Balabolka and Panopreter Basic are ranked among the best. New York City, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2013 The Boffin software reviewers announced their latest recommendations on free text to speech software. The reviewers carefully examined and put to the test numerous software and evaluated them for their efficiency, user-friendliness, overall result quality and feature set. Among the...

2013-07-17 23:02:34

ImageGear Professional v18 features enhanced OCR, large image support and Unicode support. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Accusoft, the leading provider of document, content and imaging solutions, today announces version 18 of its ImageGear Professional software development kit (SDK) in three editions for DLL 64-bit, DLL 32-bit, and ActiveX development. The ImageGear Professional SDK gives developers the tools they need to add high-performance imaging capabilities such as scanning,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.