voice recognition

Assault with a deadly French fry (The Funny Side)


July 6th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
In a global outbreak of violence, evil criminals are assaulting innocent civilians with deadly weapons such as french fries, in some cases unsalted. In the past couple of weeks alone, ... Read more...

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How we combine faces and voices to recognise people


March 10th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study has explained how we combine faces and voices to recognise people.Human social interactions are shaped by our ability to recognise people. Faces and voices are ... Read more...

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Now a human-shaped mobile phone with skin-like outer layer


March 4th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 4 (ANI): Japanese researchers have developed a mobile phone that resembles a human being, and which has a skin-like outer layer to enable users to feel closer to those on ... Read more...

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‘All in one’ car radio ‘makes calls, connects to GPS, finds online music’


January 8th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A new smart car radio called Parrot's Asteroid lets drivers make calls, find music with voice activation, and connects to GPS or the Internet - all in one.You ... Read more...

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Mom’s voice activates newborn’s language learning


December 20th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 20 (IANS) A mother's voice activates parts of her baby's brain responsible for language learning. Researchers at the University of Montreal made the discovery after performing electrical recordings on the ... Read more...

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Mother’s voice really is special to babies


December 16th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Montreal and the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Centre have found that a mother's voice plays a special role in activating newborn's brain.The research ... Read more...

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Hands-free technology for twiteratti while driving


July 26th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) British motorists would soon be able to use online blogging network Twitter while driving with new hands-free technology from car company Ford. The system, called AppLink, allows applications on ... Read more...

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New cell phone software boosts voice recognition ability


July 1st, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Scientists have created a new system that has the potential to boost cellphone performance.Emiliano Miluzzo of Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, and his colleagues have created software ... Read more...

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Microsoft’s ‘Kinect’ to allow users to use Xbox with body movements


June 15th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Microsoft has unveiled "Kinect," its latest technological creation for game systems, which allows users to direct the X-Box with their body movements.Kinect recognizes player's movements and voices, and ... Read more...

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Immobile biometrics don’t show promise when it comes to security


April 24th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): With the advent of mobile devices, such as netbooks, PDAs and smart phones, biometric logins would be impossible when one is on the move, say researchers from the ... Read more...

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Computers ‘understand women more than men’


March 5th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): Voice recognition computers find men harder to understand than women, Edinburgh University scientists have found.In the study, researchers recorded phone calls and studied how much of conversations a ... Read more...

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Using hands-free phones while driving ‘as distracting as hand-held’


November 9th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 9 (ANI): Using a hands-free phone behind the wheel is as distracting as using a hand-held phone, says a new report.Consumer magazine trialled a wired earpiece, Bluetooth headsets, Bluetooth speakerphones ... Read more...

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Martha Mason dies at 71


May 6th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by GD
An extraordinary North Carolina woman named Martha Mason died on early Monday in Lattimore. Mason was seventy one years old and had spent sixty one years of her life in an iron ... Read more...

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New biometric system to identify people from the veins inside their fingers


November 12th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Companies in Europe have begun to roll out an advanced biometric system from Japan that identifies people from the unique patterns of veins inside their fingers, a ... Read more...

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Worlds first case of disability to recognise voices reported


October 28th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): A University College London research team has reported the first known case of someone born without the ability to recognise voices, a rare condition which is scientifically ... Read more...

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UAE firm develops robot that can talk


June 12th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 12 (IANS) A United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based company has unveiled a new generation humanoid robot that can converse with humans. Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander ... Read more...

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Soon, a headset that allows you to control video games via the mind


May 7th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, May 7 (ANI): Forget hand controlled joysticks and make way for a computer headset that allows people to control their favourite video games by the power of their minds.Australian company, ... Read more...

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