Building Smarter Systems with Cognitive Computing
If speech technology is so valuable, why is adoption so slow?
At the inception of speech technology invention, it was assumed that the technology would create a revolution in user interfaces. It has become clear that speech is an enabling technology, with less perceived value as a stand-alone offering. Its real value emerges from usages that benefit profoundly from the presence of speech.
Adoption has undergone a slower ascent than many of us would have predicted, for a number of reasons.
First, when people extol the value of speech-based applications, they are, for the most part, assuming...
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