Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
VUI Guy
User Rank
Rookie
re: Speech recognition cuts driver distraction
VUI Guy   6/21/2012 8:47:36 AM
NO RATINGS
The CPU hit factor is not something to be taken lightly, which is why companies turn to a vendor like Rubidium, which offers a small footprint, low resource, cost effective solution as opposed to the larger Nuance product.

rajuchaluva
User Rank
Rookie
re: Speech recognition cuts driver distraction
rajuchaluva   8/25/2011 6:54:34 AM
NO RATINGS
Thats true! Great work

selinz
User Rank
CEO
re: Speech recognition cuts driver distraction
selinz   8/24/2011 6:47:20 PM
NO RATINGS
I like the system and guess what, my phone has the same function. I just hope we can keep the legislators from limiting the usability.

Rick DeMeis
User Rank
Rookie
re: Speech recognition cuts driver distraction
Rick DeMeis   8/16/2011 5:58:04 PM
NO RATINGS
I had the chance recently to interact the SYNC system in a Ford Edge. It was easy to get to use, with responses to most of the intuitive commands I could think up to control the audio and the climate control. Unfortunately, this car did not have a navigation system, which is where I think the utility of speech recognition can prove most useful. I hope to use some other Nuance-based voice recognition products in the near future, and will report on the results.

cdhmanning
User Rank
Rookie
re: Speech recognition cuts driver distraction
cdhmanning   8/10/2011 5:39:35 AM
NO RATINGS
It is not just keeping your hands on the wheel and eyes on the road that is important. You need to keep your brain engaged too. If you are swearing at the machine because it is not hearing you properly then you are probably not in the right mood for driving! It has been noted with Bluetooth headsets (which are legal in many areas) that these are as distracting as holding a cellphone to your ear during a voice call. I must say I have not used voice recognition for a long time, but anyone that remembers the Microsoft VR fiasco will remember how bad it can be! I once worked for a telecom company where we tested some VR gear that had been trained to understand British voices. None of the British guys in the office could make it work. Nor me (South African accent). The only guy who could make it work was a Fijian Indian guy!

_hm
User Rank
CEO
re: Speech recognition cuts driver distraction
_hm   8/8/2011 9:47:05 AM
NO RATINGS
Very good progress but it has long way to go. Soon CMOS Camera and advance image processing will add to new UI.

prabhakar_deosthali
User Rank
CEO
re: Speech recognition cuts driver distraction
prabhakar_deosthali   8/8/2011 6:59:32 AM
NO RATINGS
Sure! Voice recognition UIs can definitely reduce the distractions for the driver. But some of those voice conversation themselves may be too distracting, for example if the driver happens to get a nagging call from his wife! There will be such situations when the drivers eyes will be on the road, his hands on the steering wheel but his mind getting dragged into some other world and a driver in everybody knows well what disasters can happen when your mind is not on the job at hand.

agk
User Rank
Rookie
re: Speech recognition cuts driver distraction
agk   8/6/2011 11:04:52 AM
NO RATINGS
This is a nice system. The driver can keep the hands on the steering wheel and eyes on the road while operating all the gadjets by giving voice commands. The driver can control the entertainment gadgets,navigation,get the vehicle information,climate control and have telephonic conversation by voice commands.



Flash Poll
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

MSGEQ7-Based DIY Audio Spectrum Analyzer: Testing
Max Maxfield
13 comments
In my previous column on this topic, we discussed the step-by-step construction of the first pass at a MSGEQ7-based DIY audio spectrum analyzer for use in my BADASS Display project. Of ...

Karen Field

June 2014 Cartoon Caption Winner
Karen Field
13 comments
Congratulations to "Wnderer" for submitting the winning caption for our June cartoon, after much heated conversation by our judges, given the plethora of great entries.

Jeremy Cook

Inspection Rejection: Why More Is Less in a Vision System
Jeremy Cook
3 comments
Albert Einstein has been quoted as saying, "Everything should be as simple as possible, but not simpler." I would never claim to have his level of insight -- or such an awesome head of ...

Jeremy Cook

Machine Fixes That Made Me Go 'DUH!'
Jeremy Cook
21 comments
As you can see in my bio at the end of this article, I work as a manufacturing engineer. One of my favorite things that happens on a Friday late in the afternoon is to hear my phone ring ...

Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)