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Personal voice assistants struggle with black voices, new study shows

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Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Speech recognition systems have more trouble understanding black users’ voices than those of white users, according to a new Stanford study . The researchers used voice recognition tools from Apple, Amazon, Google, IBM, and Microsoft to transcribe interviews with 42 white people and 73 black people, all of which took place in the US. The tools misidentified...

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