Following on the heels of his post about the state of video search, Niall Kennedy outlines the current state of audio search:
I expect even more speech-to-text work in the future as the CPUs, memory, and disk space available continues to become computationally and monetarily cheaper. Perhaps we might even see client-side analysis of content similar to analysis work being conducted on images.
While automated transcription still isn’t something that we’re going to see anytime soon – it’s that sort of technology that will make audio search fulfill the dream of what we all want it to be…
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