This Robot With ‘Soul’ Gets Frightened When You’re Angry
Once, talking to machines was considered madness or science fiction. Then, speech recognition came along and made it commonplace. Now, Israeli robot Kip 1 is another step forward – it can understand the tone of the speaker's voice – and react accordingly.
April 08, 2014
SlickLogin Aims To Kill The Password By Singing A Silent Song To Your Smartphone
The password needs to die, and SlickLogin is trying to help kill it. SlickLogin lets you log into a website on your computer by holding your phone within a few inches of it.
September 11, 2013
Beyond Verbal Gets A $2.8M Seed Round To Develop Voice Recognition That Decodes Emotions
Beyond Verbal, an Israeli startup, claims to take computer-based voice recognition one step further by creating software that is able to detect not just the words, but the emotional nuances of a voice to decipher how a person is feeling.
May 12, 2013
VocalZoom’s Microphone ‘Reads Lips’ To Improve Sound Quality
After touchscreens conquered many interfaces in our lives, it seems that voice activation is one of the hottest trends. Israeli startup VocalZoom is working on a microphone that will tackle the biggest obstacle voice recognition technology faces – background noise.
March 03, 2013