Friday, July 16, 2010

Technology Review: Talking to Your Phone

AI is back – again…

The latest such service, from Vlingo, a company that makes voice-recognition applications, tries to go beyond earlier apps by combining a user's spoken commands with personal data and information stored online . Called "SuperDialer," the service can, for example, let a user say "Call pizza" and subsequently see a list of nearby pizza places drawn from both the user's address book and the Web.

The SuperDialer is the first of a series of releases planned by Vlingo. All are intended to add a stronger artificial intelligence backbone to the company's speech recognition software.

Technology Review: Talking to Your Phone

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