Great summary of new developments in speech recognition from the GM of Speech @ Microsoft Zig Serafin.
Great video and overview of what the cloud is and how Microsoft is using it to innovate and create useful and entertaining experiences for consumers (killer Bing maps and Xbox demos) and professionals, as well as new business models and opportunities for companies small and large.
Local search service attempting to close the ‘clicks-to-bricks’ loop with real-time, in-store inventory…
Great interview with Zig Serafin (GM of Speech @ Microsoft) where he talks about NUI and the vision and role of speech, powering innovative speech experiences in Bing, Xbox, Exchange, and Windows Mobile.
The Speech at Microsoft group is integrating voice technology into some of Microsoft’s best-known applications, revolutionizing how people interact with their computers and mobile devices.
We’re really just at the beginning of the era of “mobile search.” Even what we think of as “search” will be dramatically altered by innovations in mobile. In this first phase the transfer of what might be called the “query box” (and related links) into mobile is complete. In time, however, we many even come to see that image — the white box with the search button to the right — as a kind of metaphor for something more intangible (i.e., directed intent) that can be fulfilled in a variety of ways.
We announced new mobile multitasking research from Tellme today about the value of using your voice (over touch/type) to interact with mobile devices.