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Posted 24 September 2012 - 00:56
Posted 24 September 2012 - 01:12
I'm hoping for large improvement in speech recognition and natural language processing.
Posted 24 September 2012 - 01:24
Posted 24 September 2012 - 01:29
Considering that Dragon NaturallySpeaking has been going for over 15yrs and progress has been slow-at-best I think that's overly optimistic. That's without even taking into account the awkwardness of talking to yourself in public, as well as the obvious lack of privacy such a system entails. I'm sure it will continue to improve but I'm not sure we'll see it become the primary input method for core functionality, not without massive breakthroughs in artificial intelligence.
Posted 24 September 2012 - 01:32
I agree about the plateau, I can't even really see how the next gen can improve, let alone in two or three gens time. I think we're a VERY long way off embedded devices (under skin, etc), looking at way over 10 years unless something radical happens with battery technology soon.
Posted 24 September 2012 - 01:33
Posted 24 September 2012 - 01:47
Yea, I've not heard anything else about it, I was looking forward to that
Posted 24 September 2012 - 13:20
All hope is lost for you.
I'm hoping for a device that allow me to make calls, send texts and reply emails in a simple way... I think that's to ask too much.
Posted 24 September 2012 - 23:26
It might be off topic but it's a good discussion point. I can still remember the time before touchscreen with all too much blistered thumb clarity, and that was just over 5 years ago really. I think definitely in the next five years we'll be seeing more "wearable" devices, and maybe not embedded as such but it will be a much more personal experience. And then a few more years down the line true embedded, maybe in the early 2020's, think the EyePhone futurama episode lol.
I know this is a bit off topic, but you know, I find it disturbing that we're even talking about 'embedded devices,' let alone like it's a bad thing that we don't all have them
As far as 'glasses' technology goes, I think it's totally ridiculous. Maybe something will change my mind on that, and I'll sound silly for saying this, but I put that kind of tech on about the same level as '3D.'
Posted 27 September 2012 - 06:58
Apple will be run to the ground in 5 years and if they aren't, their phones will be 3 years behind in technology.
Posted 27 September 2012 - 09:12
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Posted 27 September 2012 - 09:28