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Next step... GoogleBrain....just think of a search query...and it
appears. (requires JavaBrain 3.1, an IQ of 28 or higher, a Google USB
BrainAdapter (Radio Shack!) and two electrodes) hehe.
> > That's amazing! How are the phone and web tied together? The results
> > are instantaneous.
Voice recognition software on the computer passed using the Google
APIs.. was this someone's stanford senior project?
> I'm assuming that the area code of the caller Id is being used as a
> cross-reference against reverse dns info?
I'd have to guess they didn't get that far yet.. notice how there's
only one (non-too-free) number? And it tends to be busy? :)
Right now it's probably just one input (that phone line) tied to the
output (the one web page)
but yeah, I can see where all that other stuff would come in!
The funny thing is that anyone with a Dialogic board can mimic this in
about 25 minutes. I'm just wondering where this could be taken to
(project wise), there is no privacy, and no way to really match calls
to answers on the web, now if the results were returned as
text-to-speech, well then.
labs-...@google.com (Google Employee) said this:
> It is possible to access the voice search demo
> from other countries. However, many people are trying it out,
> so the demo is frequently busy.
I've tried calling the number a few times (calling from the UK, using
00 1 650 318 0165). In the past I tended to get a busy tone
(understandable as this demo appears to be very popular), but lately
I've got a ringing tone, then the line is picked up but I'm met with
complete silence. I don't hear the prompts mentioned on the
instruction page, and if I speak nothing happens.
Any idea what might be causing that?