In 2012, Microsoft's Rick Rashid blew an Asian audience away with a live translation of his speech, into Mandarin. On Monday, Bing added some of that technology to Bing Voice Search.
Dragon Notes bills itself as a sticky-note app with voice recognition, but really, it's little more than a demo for Nuance's voice recognition prowess.
Google introduced its new Conversational Search feature with the Chrome 27 update, heralding a new age of asking the computer silly questions.
Intel Capital, Samsung Venture Investment and Telefónica Digital have all invested in Expect Labs, whose technology is used to analyze and understand conversations in real-time and find related information.
The popular visual-voicemail service now caters to professionals by offering multiple lines, a bigger inbox and smart greetings that address callers by name.
Indigo, from Artificial Solutions, is a voice-activated personal assistant app that works on Android and Windows phones and tablets.
If you've fallen in love with the feature on your smartphone, you can have it on your PC as well—if you're willing to switch browsers.
Windows 8 is supposed to be Microsoft's majestic OS reset, but intelligent voice control is conspicuously absent.