Speech is becoming ever more important in relations between humans and computer-based technologies. Deep learning is deployed to improve voice software. How good is it? In what realms can it be used?
Private voice commands told to Amazon's virtual assistants are being transcribed by agency workers, a newspaper reports. Numerous cases have emerged of smart speakers spying on users breaking the law or having sex.
Some say it's sexist, some say it's science. Is there any solid reason why speech assistants are a default female voice?
Voice-controlled devices and artificial intelligence are the two main buzzwords at this year's IFA, Berlin's international show of consumer electronics. The emphasis is on user-friendliness, as Sabine Kinkartz reports.
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