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India, France ink agreement for mutual recognition of academic qualifications

File photo. Underlining the long-standing relationship between France and India, HRD minister Prakash Javadekar termed the “mutual recognition of educational qualifications” between France and India as historic. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint New Delhi: India and France on Saturday inked an agreement to recognize each other’s academic qualifications paving way for a stronger education exchange and labour mobility in future. Underlining the “long-standing ... Read More »

Microsoft Says Its Speech Recognition System Achieves New Accuracy Milestone

Microsoft’s conversational speech recognition system – designed to accurately recognises the words in a conversation like humans do – has reached a 5.1 percent error rate, its lowest so far. This milestone means that, for the first time, a computer can recognise the words in a conversation as well as a person would. “Our research team reached that 5.1 percent error ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Gesture Interface Spotted in iOS 11 Beta, Ultra-Fast Facial Recognition Tipped: Reports

HIGHLIGHTS 40 million iPhone 8 units are expected to be shipped this year iOS 11 video shows how app switcher works on iPhone 8 iPhone 8 tipped to sport facial recognition, ditch Touch ID iPhone 8 leaks continue to pour in steadily, and the fresh batch brings in more information on how the new iOS 11 interface will work on the ... Read More »

Vision 2020: Education Will Change Beyond Recognition

For years, I have patiently waited for innovation in educational technologies. For a variety of reasons, the field simply didn’t take off in the last two decades. But this decade, I think, it is showing signs of a real, exciting, renaissance. Whether it is in the massively open online courses like Khan Academy and MIT’s OCW or edX, or various ... Read More »

Intel SoCs Get Built-in Speech Recognition; May Help Apple Bring Siri to OS X

Intel SoCs will soon have native support for speech recognition features. This capability comes as the chipmaker partners with Sensory, a Silicon Valley-based company focused on machine learning techniques. The announcement further intensifies the speculation about Apple bringing Siri to its OS Xdesktop operating system. Dubbed TrulyHandsfree, the always-on, always-listening voice triggering component and low-power sound detector will be a ... Read More »