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Microsoft establishes new record with voice recognition

Microsoft establishes new record with voice recognition

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Microsoft has set a new record with its voice recognition software. When a test was just 5.1 percent of the words misunderstood.

That has the techgigant on published in a blog post. The voice recognition software would just be exactly like a man.

When the test had to be the Microsoft software to listen to the so-called Switchboard-package. This is a collection of recorded conversations, which are already longer by several companies and developers is used for speech recognition testing.

Microsoft says that its software a lower margin of error achieved by predicting what happens in a dialogue presumably as said will be. At the moment the techgigant speech recognition in its virtual assistant Cortana.

Previously record

The spraakherkenner Microsoft established already a record with a margin of error of 5.9 percent. The company thought that this was the average margin of error for people. Competitor IBM broke this record later with a margin of error of 5.5 percent.

New research has concluded that the human margin of error is actually to 5.1 percent. That was the reason for the new attempt, according to Microsoft.

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