Speechmatics raises $62M for its inclusive approach to speech-to-text AI

Original Source Here Last week I wrote about an AI startup that’s building technology that can alter, in real time, the accent of someone’s speech. But what if the AI goal instead is to make it possible for people speaking in whatever way they do, to be understood just as they are, and to removeContinue reading “Speechmatics raises $62M for its inclusive approach to speech-to-text AI”

Humans in the loop help robots find their way

Original Source Here Just like us, robots can’t see through walls. Sometimes they need a little help to get where they’re going. Engineers at Rice University have developed a method that allows humans to help robots “see” their environments and carry out tasks. The strategy called Bayesian Learning IN the Dark — BLIND, for shortContinue reading “Humans in the loop help robots find their way”