Biometrics see increase in prominence

Biometrics see increase in prominence

Google recently opened up their speech recognition API technology to third-party developers, directly entering into competition with Nuance and other voice recognition technology companies. Google Cloud Speech API recognizes over 80 languages in real-time or batch mode, allowing software developers to implement speech-to-text uses in their programs, and additionally use real-time translation, allowing for wider ranges of communication between users. This API release will undoubtedly affect Nuance, often thought of as the spearhead company in the voice recognition technology market, and the power behind popular software such as Apple’s digital assistant, Siri. Read more.