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Speech recognition inaccurate even if you don't have an accent

Tuesday, November 4th 2014

Blaise Thomson, CEO of a spin-off software company from the University of Cambridge, told Cable.co.uk there have been “big improvements in speech recognition in the last 5-10 years” but there is...

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Internet of things needs more than 'a huge bunch of dumb devices'

Monday, November 3rd 2014

Ian Wakeman (pictured), managing director of TribeHive, said ‘dumb devices’ connecting to the internet to transmit data could do so more efficiently. The company produces an app which fans can...

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Deaf charity delighted by 'long overdue' BT voice-to-text app

Thursday, October 30th 2014

Susan Daniels, chief executive of the National Deaf Children’s Society, said advances have been made with Text Relay, a text to voice service run by BT, but there is still work to be done. The...

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Smart home market will 'dwarf' smartphones

Monday, October 27th 2014

Cees Links, founder and chief executive of wireless home network company GreenPeak Technologies, said after the smartphone, the smart home will be the next big revolution. GreenPeak makes...

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IFA 2014 - this year's highlights

Friday, September 5th 2014

The consumer electronics industry descended on Berlin for the IFA 2014 conference yesterday, showing off a slew of new gadgets like smartphones, tablets and wearables. While we're only a couple...

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