Leveraging Cortana and Speech

  • Edward Moemeka
  • Elizabeth Moemeka


In light of the developments we have seen in the world of mobile computing with regard to personal assistant software, it would not be hyperbole to say that speech will be a major part of the future of computing. The truth is that more and more, natural user interfaces will take computing further and further away from the ones and zeros of the digital age to a more user-centric, service-oriented world where intention masks the underlying technology used to create a digital experience. For Microsoft, products like Kinect and HoloLense exemplify this shift in interaction patterns from the old guard of mouse and keyboard to new natural ones. Search, speech, and to a greater extent Cortana sit at the center of this drive towards alternative ways of interacting with your PCs. Cortana has the following advantages:


Speech Recognition Speech Input Voice Command Continuous Recognition Background Task 
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© Edward Moemeka and Elizabeth Moemeka 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward Moemeka
    • 1
  • Elizabeth Moemeka
    • 1
  1. 1.CTUS

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