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Bruce Armstrong

Articles by Bruce Armstrong

Hype vs. Effective Speech Technology

My first real experience with speech technology was in the research group at WordPerfect in 1994. I was given the task of adding speech recognition capabilities to WordPerfect 6. After surveying the available technology and business opportunities, we inked a deal with Dragon Systems to include a version of DragonDictate in the box.

How Developers Can Choose the Right API Standard

While speech technology today still falls short in many ways, it is clear that there is no shortage of "standard" APIs. Application developers need to take the time to choose a development environment that will fit both current and future needs.