Speech @ Microsoft Blog Online

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The team responsible for incorporating speech technology into Windows Vista, among other products, has a new blog called Speech @ Microsoft. Their blog started just this month and inaugural posts cover such topics as...

Vista Speech Recognition Hole

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Microsoft has confirmed an issue with the Windows Vista Speech Recognition feature. An issue has been identified publicly where an attacker could use the speech recognition capability of Windows Vista to cause the system to...

Xbox 360 recognises Fonix Speech

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Fonix Speech, the company responsible for the technology that allows Xbox developers to employ voice recognition in their games, has announced that it will be continuing in this role on the next-generation Xbox 360. ...

Opera Announces Real-Time Speech Technology

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Opera Software's R&D department today announced the discovery of a new technology dubbed 'Opera SoundWave' - a platform-independent speech solution for short- and medium-range interpersonal communication. Based on open standards, Opera's patent-pending P2P speech technology...

Web Server Takedown Called Speech Threat

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Devin Theriot-Orr, a member a feisty group of reporter-activists called Indymedia, was surprised when two FBI agents showed up at his Seattle law office, saying the visit was a "courtesy call" on behalf of Swiss...

Microsoft Launches Speech Server 2004

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Launch Will Revolutionize Speech Industry: Customers Reap Business Value Deploying Microsoft-Based Speech Applications; Partners Create Winning Microsoft Speech Server Solutions; Developers Can Speech-Enable Web Applications Quickly and Easily Microsoft Corp. today...

Microsoft Speech Server Beta Program

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The Beta Program provides enterprise companies with the opportunity to develop speech applications using the beta version of Microsoft Speech Server. Participants may choose to either work with one of our qualified development partners or...

Web speech effort gets Microsoft boost

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Microsoft is making a double-barreled effort to trigger new action on a flagging Web speech specification. The software titan has commissioned demonstrations of its toolkit for building voice-powered Web applications, while a Microsoft-backed group responsible...

Europeans Outlaw Net Hate Speech

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The Council of Europe has adopted a measure that would criminalize Internet hate speech, including hyperlinks to pages that contain offensive content. The provision, which was passed by the council's decision-making body...

No free speech for games

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Saw this interesting bit on Gamers.nl. Games aren't protected by the first amendment, but junk faxes are. What's the deal? Pop quiz: What's the difference between Jason from the...

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