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Sounds Familiar

January 3rd, 2013

Episode 318 of 649 episodes

After years of promise, voice recognition is at last becoming a significant method of using computers and accessing the Internet. Why now, and what difference does it make ? Peter Day talks to the companies at the forefront of developments in the field (including Massachusetts-based Nuance, one of the largest makers of voice recognition technology), and asks whether our relationship with machines will change once we have the ability to talk to them. Producer: Neil Koenig Editor: Jeremy Skeet

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