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August 15, 2005

SimonSays Voice Recognition Search

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Simon SaysSimonSearch is a new speech recognition technology developed by the Toronto-based SimonSays Voice Technologies. The idea is to "listen" to both audio and video media files, index the result and locate the phrases you’re looking for within the index.

The technology is speech recognition based, as well as some level of human monitored quality control (sounds like a boring job). A demonstration of SimonSearch is being implemented at radiophiles.org, which is a searchable archive of interviews-in-progress conducted by Jennifer Leonard, co-author of Massive Change: The Future of Global Design (Phaidon, 2004)

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Posted by dymaxion at August 15, 2005 10:17 PM


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