Bonanza of BlackBerry 10 photos leaked to blog

Research In Motion (RIM) is planning a worldwide launch event of its long-awaited BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system Jan. 30, but there may not be much left to reveal after a blog has

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 21st, 2013 Brian Jackson

RIM-subsidiary brings in-car speech recognition (and a Bentley) to CES

Ottawa's QNX Software Systems, a subsidiary of Research in Motion, is unleashing a series of automotive technology-related offerings at the Consumer Electronics Showcase this week in Las Vegas.Among the QNX announcements at CES

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 8th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Apple Siri vs. Google Android voice recognition

In a head to head test, PC World asked Apple's Siri and Google's new voice recognition services in Android Jelly Bean 17 questions. The results were interesting, as each proved to have its

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 3rd, 2012 Martyn Williams

Will robots soon deliver pizza?

Futurists and science fiction writers have predicted for decades that one day smart robots would roll around town doing errands for us.Today, that future seems still far off. But it's just around the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 7th, 2012 Mike Elgan

Express IT: Ironman’s suit a peek into future of smart UI

Judging by its $1 billion box-office performance, just about everyone has seen The Avengers movie by now.The first blockbuster summer movie might show off a lot of superpowers and fantastical characters, but it

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 30th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Honda debuts i-MID, joins in-car technology field

Honda's jumping on board the in-car technology trend with its latest car models and the intelligment multi-information display system, or i-MID for short.The i-MID system allows drivers to interact with their car using

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 24th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Ford 2013 models offer voice recognition and software keys

Ford Motor Co. got an early lead on its in-car IT system with its first implementation in the 2008 Ford Focus. Since then, Ford was been working with Microsoft to improve Sync, its

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 22nd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

History of voice recognition: from Audrey to Siri

Looking back on the development of speech recognition technology is like watching a child grow up, progressing from the baby-talk level of recognizing single syllables, to building a vocabulary of thousands of words,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 4th, 2011 Melanie Pinola

Does hack bring Siri to iPhone 4?

by Nestor E. Arellano Access to the voice command and response app Siri is one of the few things that differentiate Apple’s iPhone 4S from its older sibling the iPhone 4.  Hacker Steve Troughton-Smith, credited

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 24th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Speech recognition usefulness shines on smartphones

When we were kids, my friends and I used to play a game where we fantasized about which technologies from Star Trek were most likely to be real-world inventions within our lifetimes. The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 18th, 2011 Serdar Yegulalp

12 fabulous productivity boosters

It's official: I can no longer think of a single person I know (unless, of course, you count my two-year-old) who doesn't have more work on their to-do list than any human being

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 23rd, 2010 Robert Strohmeyer

iPad introduces computing to toddlers and great-grandmothers

There’s not many toys that will hold the attention of a one-and-a-half year old and a 95 year old equally well – but Apple Inc.’s tablet is definitely one of them. I have

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 16th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Low-cost alternatives to landlines

Though it is as much a fixture in Canadian and American households as the television and the microwave oven, the home telephone has become superfluous. Blame (or thank) cell phones, which are now

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 22nd, 2010 Rick Broida

Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 delivers accurate voice recognition

Nuance has taken almost two years to roll out its new speech recognition software, Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11. Since I was impressed with the company's previous Professional version, I was eager to don a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 3rd, 2010 Aoife M. McEvoy