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Devices using voice-recognition technology bring more privacy concerns

...months of public testing, is the latest advance in voice-recognition technology that's enabling machines to record...lives better.Other increasingly popular forms of voice-recognition services include Apple's Siri assistant on mobile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-31/devices-using-voice-recogn
Hotel 'manned' by robots has eye on savings, future

...nicer hotels can easily cost twice or three times that much.The concierge is a doll-like hairless robot with voice recognition that prattles breakfast and event information. It cannot call a cab or do other errands.Japan is a world leader...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-25/hotel-manned-robots-has-ey
New phone apps cover Microsoft Office and voting for mayors

...availability of a wireless speaker that responds to voice commands.The biggest feature in Amazon's Echo speaker is a voice-recognition system called Alexa that is designed to control Pandora, Amazon Music and Prime Music services and give information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-07-04/new-phone-apps-cover-microsoft-offi
Convicted rapist scheduled to be paroled

...pending release on parole did not provide a specific date. Conditions of parole include mental health assessments, voice-recognition monitoring and registering. Although the state law governing the sexual offender registry wasn't in force when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-16/convicted-rapist-sched
Lexus tops auto dependability survey

...five performers.The top two complaints were technical ones: inability to pair phones to the car and trouble with voice recognition systems, which often misunderstood drivers' commands. That's a change from past years, when design problems such...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-25/lexus-tops-auto-dependabil
Flipboard and other mobile apps going to PCs to reach users

...fulfills McCue's original vision for Flipboard when he came up with the idea in 2009 shortly after leaving Tellme, a voice-recognition service that he started and eventually sold to Microsoft for $800 million.After concluding that Web browsers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-12/flipboard-and-other-mobile
Travel apps for Google Glass

...hotelnearme.com. MAP 2 GLASS Everyone has seen that guy, the one yelling at his smartphone, trying to get his voice recognition to work, only to have the noise of the street interrupt or have the phone misunderstand him every time. Don't be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2014-08-09/travel-apps-google-glass
Can smartphones snap out of technological stupor?

...That could happen as smarter tracking tools and voice-recognition technology let smartphones understand habits and...world's dominant search engine, already offer voice recognition technology and virtual assistants that enable smartphones...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-13/can-smartphones-snap-out-t
What Is It?

...infotainment system. It includes an 8-inch touchscreen with capacitive controls, haptic feedback, gesture and voice recognition. All these features are designed to emulate a modern smartphone or tablet."Speaking of, all XTS buyers will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2012-12-27/what-it
Shopgirl: iPad 3, Chick-Fil-A and Fashion Week

...people are also saying the iPad 3 will have the high-pixel-count retina display like the iPhone 4S. Siri, the voice-recognition virtual assistant launched on the 4S, is also being mentioned as a possible feature.The iPad has largely dominated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2012-03-01/shopgirl