Steve Clayton: Speak New Languages Instantly With Microsoft Tech
This voice recognition software translates your speech and then uses your own voice to talk in another language.
Contributed by Rick Rashid, Microsoft’s Chief Research Officer
A demonstration I gave in Tianjin, China at Microsoft Research Asia’s 21st Century Computing event has started to generate a bit of attention, and so I wanted to share a little background on the history of speech-to-speech technology and the advances we’re seeing today.
In the realm of natural user interfaces, the single most important one – yet also one of the most difficult for computers – is that of human speech.
For the last 60 years, computer scientists have been working to build systems that can understand what a person says when they talk.