Latest versions of Dragon Individual and Dragon Legal speech recognition engines to use deep …

Nuance Communications, the developer of the popular speech recognition software Dragon, has bet on deep learning and neural networks to improve its speech recognition engine. Senior director of corporate research at Nuance Communications Nils Lenke explained yesterday in a blog post that the company’s Dragon Individual and Dragon Legal offerings are the first to implement this technology. Over the years, Nuance has developed what Lenke calls “speaker-independent” speech recognition technology which can work reliably for nearly every user. However, he added that as the company’s Dragon Individual and Dragon Legal products are usually used by only one speaker at a time, Nuance has chosen to “go beyond speaker-independent speech recognition by adapting to each user in a speaker-dependent way.” Concretely, the software can learn from typical phrases and words that the speaker…


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