voice recognition

Your Xbox Is Listening To You, And So Are Microsoft’s Contractors

Your Xbox Is Listening To You, And So Are Microsoft’s Contractors

Microsoft Xbox owners will bummed to learn that humans have been listening to some of their voice commands. Motherboard recently spoke to a number of Microsoft contractors who said they’d been hired by the company to review Xbox and Cortana voice commands to improve the technology. This is the same…

Google’s Voice Search Is Getting Way, Way Better

Google’s Voice Search Is Getting Way, Way Better

Google released its first neural network-powered voice recognition system in 2011 and it’s been slowly improving ever since. But now, it’s announced that the addition of recurrent neural networks will make far faster — and way more accurate.