…and I still don’t talk to my computer.

These are personal reflections and observations, some of which might seem opinionated or simply be mistaken. Feel free to comment, I probably won’t be offended.

While I was a post-grad at Cambridge in 1994, I was taught by Steve Young and Tony Robinson, who had created some of the best speech recognition systems in the world. However, the most important thing I learned in my first few days, was something I would never have guessed from seeing early versions of DragonDictate. They had already cracked it. A modestly powerful computer could convert continuous natural speech into text, as it was being spoken, with about 95% accuracy, i.e. …

Matthew Karas

Over the last 25 years, I have combined developing global scale media production technology, and advanced R&D in speech analysis and rich content search.

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