BMW, Samsung and Panasonic work on ‘intelligent assistants’ for connected car technology

BMW, Samsung and Panasonic have joined forces to develop “intelligent assistants” for connected car technology. The giant corporations are working with Nuance – a speech recognition and artificial intelligence company – to enable speech systems to better understand and process regional or country-specific accents. First speech recognition systems launched in cars over ten years ago were known for their issues with understand commands sent to the car by a person that possessed an accent. Furthermore, one of the new system’s requirement is to be able to distinguish between words spoken in relation to commands that the car might have to execute — and words spoken that relate to completely unrelated topics such as conversation or radio talk shows etc. Forbes has the perfect example to describe this: SPEECH EXAMPLE: If…


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