KDDI and its research arm KDDI Labs have developed a Distributed Speech Recognition (DSR) based application aimed at enterprises and sales forces, for example, that will allow users to download data from corporate databases by just talking to their PDAs. The voice recognition system employs a two-step voice recognition approach, first with the terminal and then on the center server, enabling users to access map data, photos and voice instructions.
The terminal packetizes voice features, and the server acknowledges them as voice. The company will initially embed the system into PDAs and PCs and market them to enterprise and local government users. Continue >>