After launching Firefox Quantum, Mozilla continues its upward trend and releases its Open Source Speech Recognition Model and Voice Dataset. Well, Mozilla is finally back! In the past few years, technical advancements have contributed to a rapid evolution of speech interfaces and, subsequently, of speech-enabled devices powered by machine learning technologies. And thanks to Mozilla’s latest efforts, things look better than ever. Speech recognition is the key to the next generation user interfaces and user experiences. While speech alone won’t fit any scenarios, in many cases speech is a better interaction method than typing or clicking buttons. Speech recognition engines are now sufficiently mature to allow developers to integrate them into their apps. However, speech recognition (speech to text) is only part of the equation. Read more here…

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