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Upgraded TrulyHandsfree Speech Recognition is Immune to False Fire

Upgraded TrulyHandsfree Speech Recognition is Immune to False Fire

Sensory, Inc. has upgraded the wake word technology of its TrulyHandsfree platform to better ensure that a device won’t be activated by a so-called ‘false fire’ – that is, it won’t mistake a different word for its wake word and activate. The company says that TrulyHandsfree 6.0 uses a new high-resolution engine that is 65…

TrulyHandsfree Brings Wake Words to Hospitality

TrulyHandsfree Brings Wake Words to Hospitality

“…Roxy suggested that this functionality could help to prevent the kind of wake word error that recently resulted in a couple’s private conversation being recorded and sent to an acquaintance.” A voice-based AI assistant designed for hotel rooms will get a little smarter thanks to Sensory‘s wake word solution, TrulyHandsfree. Roxy is essentially a kind…

Sensory Tech Underlies Various Voice Interaction Products at CES 2018

Sensory Tech Underlies Various Voice Interaction Products at CES 2018

A number of companies are going to be showing off devices featuring voice-based interaction at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show, and in many cases Sensory Inc. technology will be the common denominator. The company has announced that versions of its TrulyHandsfree and TrulySecure solutions will be showcased at more than three dozen exhibits on the…

Sensory’s TrulyHandsfree Integrated Into Google Waze App

Sensory’s TrulyHandsfree Integrated Into Google Waze App

Google’s Waze driver navigation app now features voice activation functionality thanks to the integration of Sensory Inc. technology. Thanks to Sensory’s TrulyHandsfree system, Waze users can now activate the app by saying “OK Waze,” and can proceed with commands such as, “Find an alternate route,” or, “Drive home.” And of course users can also ask…

INTERVIEW: Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory

INTERVIEW: Todd Mozer, CEO, Sensory

Peter O’Neill recently interviewed Todd Mozer, CEO of Sensory. The conversation begins with some highlights of Sensory’s exceptional year before diving into the details of a recent major milestone for the company: the integration of its TrulySecure biometric software into LG’s latest flagship smartphones. LG’s move came in anticipation of Apple’s recent Face ID announcement, and…

Sensory’s Biometrics Technology Now Available on ARM Cortex Processors

Sensory’s Biometrics Technology Now Available on ARM Cortex Processors

“Sensory has developed some of the best demonstrations of how AI solutions, such as natural language, computer vision, biometric wake words, and more can be implemented on the edge.” – Laurence Bryant, VP, ARM Sensory Inc.‘s voice-based technology is now available on ARM Cortex-M and Cortex-A processors, the company has announced. Both processor core lines…

Sensory’s TrulyHandsfree 5.0 Boasts Upgraded AI

Sensory’s TrulyHandsfree 5.0 Boasts Upgraded AI

“Sensory says TrulyHandsfree is the most widely deployed speech recognition system in the world and is now featured on over two billion devices.” Sensory Inc. has upgraded the AI of its TrulyHandsfree voice activation technology. Designed primarily to let users ‘wake up’ their devices, it has been integrated into headsets and even into smartglasses. Now,…

Vesper, DSP Group, and Sensory Demonstrate Low-Power Voice Activation Platform

Vesper, DSP Group, and Sensory Demonstrate Low-Power Voice Activation Platform

A new development platform is aimed at fostering the development of battery-powered devices offering voice activation with very little power use. The solution was developed by Vesper, DSP Group, and Sensory. It uses Vesper’s VM1010 piezoelectric MEMS microphone, Sensory’s TrulyHandsfree voice command technology, and DSP Group’s DBMD4 audio processor. According to Vesper CEO Matt Crowley,…

TrulyHandsfree Featured On New Bluetooth Headset

TrulyHandsfree Featured On New Bluetooth Headset

“Enabled by Sensory’s TrulyHandsfree technology, the [voice command] feature lets users control the headset by voice command, allowing them to make calls or check the battery status without actually having to manipulate the headset itself.” A new headset is taking advantage of Sensory‘s TrulyHandsfree voice command technology to improve the user experience. Developed by VXi Corporation,…

Sensory Introduces Alexa to TrulyHandsfree Platform

Sensory Introduces Alexa to TrulyHandsfree Platform

Sensory Inc. has teamed up with the Alexa Voice Service (AVS) team to bring “Alexa” wakeup to devices using its TrulyHandsfree technology. That means users who are familiar with the voice-controlled AI assistant will be able to turn on compatible devices just by saying its name. Most of those users will probably be familiar with…

Sensory Speech Command Tech Integrated Into Enterprise Smartglasses

Sensory Speech Command Tech Integrated Into Enterprise Smartglasses

Smartglasses developer Vuzix has teamed up with Sensory Inc. to bring its TrulyHandsfree voice recognition technology to its M300 wearable device. Compatible with Android and iOS, Vuzix’s M300 smartglasses are designed for enterprise applications. They feature an HD camera, Bluetooth, WiFi, head-tracking, and GPS functionality. Now, Sensory’s low-power voice command technology will provide a more…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Devices Feature TrulyHandsfree Tech

Samsung Galaxy S7 Devices Feature TrulyHandsfree Tech

Samsung has licensed Sensory Inc.’s TrulyHandsfree technology for its Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones. The integration brings embedded speech recognition to the flagship devices. That includes when the smartphones are offline; TrulyHandsfree’s speech recognition will allow voice-based interaction with the devices even without an internet connection. It also enables effective voice activation of the…

Intel Integrates Sensory’s Voice Activation Tech into SoC Offerings

Intel Integrates Sensory’s Voice Activation Tech into SoC Offerings

Sensory Inc. has found a major new distribution channel for its TrulyHandsfree voice command technology: It’s now embedded in a number of system-on-chip (SoC) offerings from IT giant Intel. TrulyHandsfree has been integrated as an embedded port in the low-power digital signal processors (DSPs) of Intel’s Anniedale, Broadwell, Broxton, Merrifield, and Skylake SoCs, which are…

DSP Group Announces New Voice and Audio Processor

DSP Group Announces New Voice and Audio Processor

Wireless chipset solutions provider DSP Group has announced a new voice and audio processor called DBMD4. It’s designed to offer ultra-low-power, always-on voice command for a range of potential applications, and is based on Google Hotword and Sensory TrulyHandsFree technology. The system features noise suppression and echo cancellation capabilities, and “built-in handshaking with Sensory’s TruleHandsfree,”…

Samsung ARTIK to Offer Sensory TrulyHandsfree Support

Samsung ARTIK to Offer Sensory TrulyHandsfree Support

Sensory’s TrulyHandsfree solution will be supported by the Samsung ARTIK platform, the company has announced. TrulyHandsfree is Sensory’s flagship speech recognition system, and was updated late last summer to use deep learning technology to filter out background noise, among other improvements. ARTIK, meanwhile, is Samsung’s chip line for the Internet of Things, offering developers the…

TrulyHandsfree 4.0 Uses Deep Learning to Filter Noise

TrulyHandsfree 4.0 Uses Deep Learning to Filter Noise

Sensory, Inc. has launched a new version of its TrulyHandsfree speech recognition system. In addition to a number of other improvements, TrulyHandsfree 4.0 boasts of deep learning technology that allows it to be as much as 80 percent more accurate than the previous iteration of the system. The system is designed to recognize speech for…

Sensory Unveils TrulyNatural, To Be Used By Robot

Sensory Unveils TrulyNatural, To Be Used By Robot

Sensory, Inc. announced yesterday the release of TrulyNatural, a client-based large vocabulary speech recognition platform. Designed to be natural, fast, scalable, flexible and accurate, TrulyNatural, according to  a press release issued by Sensory, “offers substantive advantages over cloud-based solutions”. Initially released with support for eight languages, with three more slated for support in the coming year,…