Voice Recognition

The Barriers Preventing Voice Recognition Use: Speed And Usefulness vs Embarrassment

Owen Lee | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Tech
Owen Lee

"No-one's using it....Writing's quicker....It won't catch on...It doesn't work...." My partner informed me all these things were dismissively said wh...

Is Siri Racist? Why Virtual Assistants Can't Understand Accents

Philip Ellis | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Tech
Philip Ellis

It's a common enough complaint about smartphones. For all the wonderful things they can do, for all the ways they make our lives easier -- all too often they can't understand a word we're saying.

Smart TV Privacy Policy Is Creepily Reminiscent Of '1984'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Tech

Tech giant Samsung has warned customers against discussing personal or sensitive information in front of its voice-activated televisions. The South...

Getting 'Siri'ous - How Apple Will Change the Enterprise (By Accident)

Nigel Cannings | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK Tech
Nigel Cannings

Siri is not, as a tool, changing the corporate environment one jot. What has changed, though, is suddenly people are waking up to the fact that voice can be a useful tool.

Government Does Good Thing - Nobody Cares

Nigel Cannings | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK
Nigel Cannings

First up, a declaration - I hate the Coalition. I hold George Osborne personally responsible for plunging the country into a worse crisis than necess...

Clamping Down on Crime and Bureaucracy

Brian Redpath | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK
Brian Redpath

Police officers should be crime fighters not form fillers. The desire to reduce the paperwork is shared by serving officers, David Cameron and was stated in the Home Office's Policing in the 21st Century White Paper.

Siri Under Siege: Apple's Voice Assistant Cracked, Could Run On Android Apps

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.01.2012 | UK Tech

As soon as Apple released Siri, the helpful and occasionally hilarious voice assistant featured on its latest iPhone, the race was on to hack it on to...