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Sensory Removes Barriers to Entry for Endpoint Voice Control (Arm Blueprint)

Sensory Inc. executive Joseph Murphy explores the obstacles in the path to full natural language control of our home devices, and the ways Sensory is mitigating against them By Joe Murphy, Executive, Sensory Inc. “Defrost one pound of frozen chicken.” I have no clue what magical button sequence on my microwave will get me there, but it sure is easy…
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The Most Requested Yet Most Under Utilized Voice Technology

Sensory went around pitching mobile phone companies to use wake words around 2009. Companies like Samsung and Motorola utilized this “new voice technology” in phones about 3-5 years after we pitched it. When we were offering the fixed wake words like “OK Google”, “Hi Galaxy” and “Hey Cortana” we also offered what we called User Defined Triggers (UDT), where the…
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Facial recognition, verification, and identification; what they mean, the differences, and why it matters.

For many years Sensory has proudly provided on-device facial verification also known as authentication  solutions for banking institutions and well-known consumer-electronics companies like Fujitsu and HMD global (Nokia’s parent company).  With the latest release of Nokia’s first 5G phone, dubbed “the only gadget you’ll ever need” and featured in the latest James Bond film, we thought it might be a…
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The Alexa Custom Assistant: what we know, and what we don't know

Two weeks ago, Amazon announced an Alexa Custom Assistant (ACA). I quickly blogged about it and posted on linkedin saying I thought it was a “big deal” and asked if others agreed. Almost half of the respondents agreed, a few disagreed, and a lot said something along the lines of “it depends”. Of course, “it depends” is the accurate answer,…
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The Biggest Industry Disruption in Voice

Apple’s acquisition and introduction of Siri made waves. It represented Jobs, who was a voice recognition naysayer, pronouncing “voice” as a big deal and ready for prime time. It made every company from every industry open their eyes, but Sensory heard a lot of “I know its coming, but I don’t know when”.  Voice assistants had hit mobile phones but…
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