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Coming back from the thrill of conversations at SpeechTEK, I’m curious more about the possible applications that will come from combining light (vision) with sound (voice).

Sound Technologies

A quick review… we have speech-to-text, natural language understanding, emotion detection, and biometrics (identity).

Light Technologies

We have identity, age, emotion, gender, ethnicity, gaze detection, lip reading, and gesture — even pulse, blood pressure, respiration rate and potentially other health information.

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I never understood why the Terminator needed a debug mode with English text. Maybe for theatrics?

Combining the two could result in:

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