The best way to get something is to ask for it. In words. Whether it be a user interface such as Siri, a way for doctors to speed their work and reduce errors caused by their famously bad handwriting, or a way to translate text to the spoken word, voice technology is something that a lot of people are, well, talking about.
From giants such as Nuance to specialists such as Canonical, the integration of speech into enterprise IT and telecommunications is growing and becoming more sophisticated. While much of the action is on the mobile front, the art and science of providing voice capabilities to stationary devices is also growing.
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