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Latest Google Chrome beta adds voice support and new tab page

Latest Google Chrome beta adds voice support and new tab page

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Google has released the latest beta version of its Chrome web browser, featuring a new voice input feature for developers, the disabling of extensions installed without acknowledgment from the user, and other improvements. The Web Speech API is built... >>

Toyota Smart Insect prototype car uses Kinect motion sensor, too bad it's not for sale

Toyota Smart Insect prototype car uses Kinect motion sensor, too bad it's not for sale

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A fully electric car that integrates Microsof’s Kinect motion detection along with the ability to open its doors via a voice command has been unveiled by Toyota at its CEATEC booth. Unfortunately this is one prototype that’s unlikely to hit markets.... >>

iPhone 4S Siri can double data usage

iPhone 4S Siri can double data usage

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Data usage on the iPhone 4S has been shown to be, on average, double that used on the iPhone 4; this, in no small part being down to the way in which the voice recognition tech Siri allows easy accessibility to the web. The study, carried out by Arieso... >>

Google Majel voice recognition for Android to start war of words with Siri

Google Majel voice recognition for Android to start war of words with Siri

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Reports have come in from AndroidandMe that Google is planning a new natural language system called Majel, and that this Android voice recognition software could be with us by the end of 2011 and bring Siri-like features to Android mobiles. Named from... >>

Voice Actions for Android tries to make your PA redundant

Voice Actions for Android tries to make your PA redundant

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Google has launched a new app that should let you talk to your mobile phone as if you are asking a friend to do something for you. It might sound like the stuff of sci-fi movies or an episode of Star Trek with Jean-Luc Picard, but Voice Actions for Android... >>

Zi Corp signs phone speech to text tech deal

Zi Corp signs phone speech to text tech deal

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Two mobile phone software developers have teamed up to improve the predictive text and speech to text tech that is currently available to phone users. TravellingWave and Zi Corporation have signed a non-exclusive integration license to effectively combine... >>