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How Bing Voice Search Got Faster, More Accurate

Bing has made voice search on Windows more accurate and twice as fast through technology called deep neural networks, a new version, or representation, of how speech gets processed in the brain. The Bing Speech Team tells us the idea is to mimic human speech patterns by coupling Microsoft Research's major research breakthroughs in the use of DNNs with the large datasets provided by Bing's massive index. The group also cut response time by half and improved the word error rate by 15%, even in noisy situations.

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