Speech Recognition

Microsoft spends big to build a computer straight out of science fiction

  Todd Holmdahl at Microsoft, where he will direct the company’s quantum computing efforts, in Redmond, Washington, November 18, 2016. The computer giant is putting its considerable financial and engineering muscle into the experimental field of quantum computing in hopes of building a super-powerful device that relies on subatomic particles instead of transistors. — Picture…

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Aculab Cloud Partners with Voxbone to Give Global Reach to Innovative CPaaS Platform

#contactcenterworld Milton Keynes, UK, Nov 17, 2016 — Aculab Cloud, a cloud-based telecoms platform, offers a simple and cost-effective way for developers to add telephony features to their applications. Providing a communications platform as a service (CPaaS), Aculab Cloud presents developers with easy-to-use APIs, to enable features such as interactive voice, fax and messaging. Since…

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Google opens new AI lab in Montreal and creates $3.4M research grant

Over the last few years, Google Inc. has become one of the top players in artificial intelligence research, with promising results from high-profile projects like AlphaGo and Magenta. Now, the search engine giant has announced that it will be expanding its AI focus to Canada with the creation of a new AI and deep learning research…

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Winscribe Partners with IMAGE Information Systems & Enables Speech Productivity for MED-TAB Users

Auckland, New Zealand, Nov 21, 2016 (PRWeb.com via COMTEX) — Winscribe, developer of cutting-edge medical dictation and speech-enabled documentation software, and the revolutionary MED-TAB creator, IMAGE Information Systems, are pleased to announce their partnership at the 2016 Radiology Society of North America Annual Meeting. The partnership brings together a powerful set of innovative tools for…

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The Convergence of Information Technology and the Life Sciences

We are at an incredible inflection point in the traditionally distinct fields of information technology and the life sciences. These broad disciplines are converging to advance fields of study like computational biology and systems biology, resulting in new forms of therapeutics and diagnostics that could have a monumentally positive impact on human health. At DFJ…

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Baptist Health South Improves Documentation, Quality and Appropriate Reimbursement with Nuance CDI

UdmComment Futures and Commodity Market News /UdmComment Baptist Health South Improves Documentation, Quality and Appropriate Reimbursement with Nuance CDI UdmComment BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov 22, 2016 (BUSINESS WIRE) — /UdmComment Nuance Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: NUAN) today announced that Baptist Health South Florida has realized $45 million in increased appropriate reimbursement since the implementation of Nuance Clinical…

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Google DeepMind wins again: AI trounces human expert in lip-reading face-off

Below these images from the BBC lip-reading dataset are the mouth motions for ‘afternoon’ from two speakers, with the network seeing the areas inside the red squares. Image: University of Oxford/Google DeepMind Machine learning could be the answer to helping millions of hearing-impaired people read what’s being said in the world around them. Researchers at…

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