Sample Source Code for Speech Developers Part 2 and SAPI 5.4

Developers interested in using speech technologies in their applications have been downloading the Windows SDK, but not everyone has been able to find our sample code after installation. If you’ve installed the latest Windows SDK, you’ll find the speech samples under “C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v7.0\Samples\winui\speech”. Of course, if you didn’t use the default installation location or…

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Microsoft Exchange 2010 Voicemail Preview well positioned with competitors

Interesting new study on the effectiveness of speech-to-text technologies.  Nice to see Microsoft beating Google Voice with the Exchange 2010 Voicemail Preview.  Interestingly, I think users will see improvements in their experiences with Voicemail Preview since we are using advanced machine learning  techniques that augment its vocabulary with names and words that are individually tailored…

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Happy 2010

Happy 2010, folks! The end of last year brought some very interesting developments in the speech space. Bing – We saw the introduction of Bing for mobile, a killer mobile search application that allows you to use your voice to search for what you want. This feature is powered by Microsoft’s speech recognition engine, and…

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