• Tests showed that Deep Speech outperformed several speech systems–the Google Speech API, wit.ai, Microsoft’s Bing Speech, and Apple Dictation–by over 10%
  • Baidu’s is based on a branch of AI called deep learning. The software attempts to mimic, in very primitive form, the activity in layers of neurons in the neocortex
  • Ng thinks speech recognition will become even more critical as less literate people use the Internet and prefer to speak instead of write queries.

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