Tag Archives: Recognition

MIT’s New Speech Recognition Chip Delivers Power Savings of Up to 99 Percent

Researchers at MIT have developed a low-power special-purpose chip that is claimed to reduce the power consumption of electronic devices and help them save battery life as a result. The chip, which is specialised for automatic speech recognition, has been claimed to require between 0.2 and 10 milliwatts compared with 1 watt requirement by a standard smartphone running speech-recognition software. ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Tipped to Improve 3D Touch and Touch ID; Facial Recognition Also in the Offing

KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is back with his predictions for the iPhone 8, and his latest report focuses on the 3D Touch and Touch ID functionalities. The report claims that Apple will look to improve on both these features in its upcoming flagship device. Kuo notes that because the iPhone 8 will have a ‘wraparound’ OLED display, it will render ... Read More »

Synaptics Launches Biometric Fusion Engine for Mobiles, Combining Fingerprint and Facial Recognition

Biometric authentications methods like fingerprint scanners have slowly made it to majority of smartphones adding at least basic level of security for users. However, attackers have found ways to bypass fingerprint scanners on smartphones that gives them access to the device. Synaptics has come out with a new system that combines fingerprint authentication and facial recognition for enhanced security and ... Read More »

Google Now to Soon Get Faster With Low-Latency Offline Voice Recognition

Google recently confirmed that it has developed a new offline speech recognition system that is seven times “faster than real-time.” The company published a research paper where it detailed the new offline speech recognition system, and also revealed that it tested the new system on the Nexus 5 without a data connection. The search giant’s abstract for the published paper ... Read More »