Recognition


New Microsoft Speech Recognition System Matches Humans

New Microsoft Speech Recognition System Matches Humans

In a major breakthrough in the field of speech recognition, Microsoft researchers have created a technology that accurately re...

Oct 19 2016, 10:45am CDT

Insomnia may Impair Accuracy of Face Recognition Ability

Insomnia may Impair Accuracy of Face Recognition Ability

Insomnia or lack of proper sleep may affect the accuracy of facial identification, a study with implications for those working...

Oct 9 2016, 1:39am CDT

Disney Research Unveils Speech Recognition System for Kids Video Game

Disney Research Unveils Speech Recognition System for Kids Video Game

As commercial speech recognition systems are derived largely from adult speech, Disney researchers have developed a new speech...

Sep 7 2016, 9:24am CDT

Smartphone Speech Recognition Software Can Write Faster Than You

Smartphone Speech Recognition Software Can Write Faster Than You

A smartphone speech recognition software can write text messages three times faster than humans, say researchers, adding that...

Aug 29 2016, 6:44am CDT

The FBI Uses Facial Recognition with 411 million photos

The FBI Uses Facial Recognition with 411 million photos

The FBI's Next Generation Identification (NGI) facial recognition system has long been debated as to whether or not it was a go...

Jun 16 2016, 9:56am CDT

Privacy Visor Against Computer Face Recognition Goes on Sale

Privacy Visor Against Computer Face Recognition Goes on Sale

Japanese scientists have been working for years on the Privacy Visor. Now it is going on sale in Japan....

May 13 2016, 5:06am CDT

Facial Expression Recognition May be Used in Video Games

Facial Expression Recognition May be Used in Video Games

A computer algorithm that can recognize human expressions may become a boon for the gaming industry, a team of international re...

May 1 2016, 7:05am CDT

Facial Recognition Software could save Endangered Right Whales

Facial Recognition Software could save Endangered Right Whales

It has been found that facial recognition software could play a role in saving right whales from extinction....

Jan 25 2016, 5:18am CST

CRISPR

CRISPR Wins Science’s Breakthrough of the Year Recognition

Genome-editing technique known as CRISPR started in 2007 when a yogurt company suddenly realized that bacteria within its yogur...

Dec 18 2015, 7:56am CST

Pebble Time Apps Will Now Have Voice Recognition Capabilities

Pebble Time Apps Will Now Have Voice Recognition Capability

Pebble has finally allowed third party apps to have voice recognition capability....

Oct 18 2015, 11:46am CDT

Apple Buys Speech Recognition Startup- VocalIQ

Apple Buys Speech Recognition Startup- VocalIQ

Siri is going to improve soon!...

Oct 4 2015, 2:58am CDT

Oprah Winfrey and Harry Belafonte win recognition at Harvard

Oprah Winfrey and Harry Belafonte win recognition at Harvard

Oprah Winfrey, Harry Belafonte and Steve McQueen won recognition and plenty of accolades at Harvard University recently....

Oct 1 2014, 6:29am CDT

Samsung May Acquire Speech Recognition Company Nuance Communications

Samsung May Acquire Speech Recognition Company Nuance Communications

Nuance Communications is reportedly holding talks with potential buyers, and one of them is Samsung....

Jun 17 2014, 2:20am CDT

Microsoft wants you to help improve Kinect 2.0's voice recognition

Microsoft wants you to help improve Kinect 2.0's voice recognition

The company requires users to use the speech data collection features...

May 3 2014, 12:59pm CDT

Apple might add voice recognition to its EarPods

Apple might add voice recognition to its EarPods

Apple is working to improve its EarPods as suggested by a patent filed by the Cupertino company....

Apr 3 2014, 1:00pm CDT

Google Glass Facial Recognition App Draws Senator Franken's Ire

Google Glass Facial Recognition App Draws Senator Franken's Ire

Google said years ago that facial recognition (of strangers) is the one technology it’s holding back because it’s creepy. It ha...

Feb 5 2014, 5:55pm CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Gesture Recognition Technology from eyesight Mobile Technologies Ltd

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Gesture Recognition Technology from eyesight Mobile Technologies Ltd

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Gesture Recognition Technology from eyesight Mobile Technologies Ltd...

Jan 11 2014, 9:55am CST

Apple’s Supplier Pegatron Now Using Facial Recognition to Check Potential Workers

Apple’s Supplier Pegatron Now Using Facial Recognition to Check Potential Workers

Chinese manufacturer Pegatron, which produces Apple’s iPhone 5C, started using facial recognition software after a minor worker...

Dec 18 2013, 9:10am CST

Apple Lands Patent For Facial Recognition For Controlling iPhone and More

Apple Lands Patent For Facial Recognition For Controlling iPhone and More

Patent granted for interesting facial recognition technolgoy...

Dec 6 2013, 10:52am CST

Obama Administration to Look into Facial Recognition Technology

Obama Administration to Look into Facial Recognition Technology

The American government is to look into the matter of facial recognition technology. Especially, the Obama administration wants...

Dec 4 2013, 9:43am CST

Google Acquires Gesture Recognition App Flutter for $40 Million

Google Acquires Gesture Recognition Technology Startup Flutter for About $40 Million

Google has acquired the hand gesture interface startup known as Flutter. The amount Google paid to get hold of this enterprise...

Oct 3 2013, 4:20am CDT

Apple nabs image recognition company IQ Engines

Yahoo nabs image recognition company IQ Engines

Yahoo's Flickr will be adding a new team to help improve photo organization....

Aug 24 2013, 1:33am CDT

PayPal Intoduces Facial Recognition with Mobile Payment App in UK

PayPal Intoduces Facial Recognition with Mobile Payment App in UK

A new method of making secure mobile payments using facial recognition is being explored in London, UK. Introduced by PayPal, i...

Aug 8 2013, 11:54am CDT

Apple to Improve SIRI via Speech Recognition Team in Boston

Apple to Improve SIRI via Speech Recognition Team in Boston

Apple has its speech recognition tech team working in the Boston region. The main goal is to improve SIRI. Several speech recog...

Jul 27 2013, 3:59am CDT

Apple Facial Recognition Feature to Lock and Unlock iPhone appears in Patent Application

Apple Facial Recognition Feature to Lock and Unlock iPhone appears in Patent Application

Apple tries to patent facial recognition solution for unlocking and locking of Apple devices....

Sep 20 2012, 6:55am CDT

Facebook rumored to Acquire Face.com Facial Recognition Startup

Facebook rumored to Acquire Face.com Facial Recognition Startup

New rumor report says that Facebook is in the market to buy Israeli-based Face.com....

May 29 2012, 3:17am CDT

Apple to Partner with Nuance for Voice Recognition for iPhone 5

Apple to Partner with Nuance for Voice Recognition for iPhone 5

Apple is supposed to enter deep partnership with Nuance Technology for voice recognition....

May 9 2011, 11:37pm CDT

Apple Gives Recognition To Game Center Apps

Apple Gives Recognition To Game Center Apps

Special designation shows appreciation for those who abide by Apple's new platform...

Nov 10 2010, 11:22pm CST

Garmin nuvi 855 4.3" GPS w/ Speech Recognition for $98 + $2 s&h

Garmin nuvi 855 4.3" GPS w/ Speech Recognition for $98 + $2 s&h

Today only, Walmart offers the Garmin nüvi 855 4.3" Portable GPS Navigation System, model no. 010-00577-31, for $98. Shipping a...

Oct 11 2010, 12:28pm CDT

Apple bought Swedish Face Recognition Company Polar Rose

Apple bought Swedish Face Recognition Company Polar Rose

Norwegian Mac site reports about an unannounced Apple aquisition....

Sep 20 2010, 8:49am CDT

Kindle Tops in Brand Recognition, but More Plan to Buy iPad

Pricegrabber has revealed the results of a new survey conducted on its site users. According to the survey results, the Amazon...

Mar 31 2010, 12:00pm CDT

Cool Futen Lockface USB Drive With Face Recognition Coming

Cool Futen Lockface USB Drive With Face Recognition Coming

If the Lockface USB drive with face recognition security function from Futen really features a design like in the photo than it...

Dec 16 2009, 12:41am CST

Gift Tip 59: SmartShopper Voice Recognition Grocery List Organizer

Gift Tip 59: SmartShopper Voice Recognition Grocery List Organizer

The Voice Recognition Grocery List Organizer stores and prints grocery lists generated from the items you speak into its micro...

Dec 6 2009, 4:00pm CST

New Hexaglot N518 eBook Reader Supports Handwriting Recognition

New Hexaglot N518 eBook Reader Supports Handwriting Recognition

Hexaglot offers in Germany a new eBook reader with E-ink touchscreen that lets you scribble on book pages and even add text. Th...

Sep 25 2009, 7:28am CDT

Apple Working on Facial Recognition for iPhone

Apple Working on Facial Recognition for iPhone

One of the more annoying things about reading text on a smartphone is that, if you spend long enough reading without scrolling...

Jul 9 2009, 2:20pm CDT

Speech Recognition Software Hits Blackberry.

Speech Recognition Software Hits Blackberry.

SHAPE services have announced that their IM+ instant messaging client will now include voice-to-text capabilities. This means t...

May 4 2009, 5:00pm CDT

iPhone OS 3.0 Gets Jibbler Voice Recognition

Ars Technica is reporting that sources have found voice control features buried in the new iPhone 3.0 OS, including voice synth...

Apr 20 2009, 7:35pm CDT

Garmin nuvi 860 with full Menu Speech Recognition

Garmin nuvi 860 with full Menu Speech Recognition

Garmin unveiled the new nüvi 860, the first portable navigation device with full menu speech recognition. Other feature highl...

Jul 6 2008, 12:03pm CDT

Toshiba Adds Face Recognition to New Satellite Line

Toshiba Adds Face Recognition to New Satellite Line

Toshiba has added an interesting feature to its new Satellite notebooks that allows users to log onto their notebook without ty...

Apr 30 2008, 12:25pm CDT

Wearable Food Recognition Technology

Wearable Food Recognition Technology

What would you say if I told you I could tell what you're eating just by the sound you make when you chew? That's exactly the...

Jun 19 2006, 7:00am CDT