September 30, 2021
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DnT Case study
⟶ Updated 1 Nov 2018 ⟶
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In 1961 IBM introduces the IBM Shoebox, the first digital speech recognition tool. It recognized 16 words and digits.
In 1972 Carnegie Mellon completes the Harpy Program. It could understand about 1000 words.
In 1990 Dragon launches the Dragon Dictate, which was the first speech recognition product for consumers, for $6,000.
In November 2014 Amazon introduces Alexa & the Amazon Echo, available to Prime members only.
In March 2016 Amazon launches Amazon Echo Dot and Amazon Tap.
On October 20, 2016, Amazon launches the 2nd generation of Amazon Echo Dot, cuts the price to $49
On November 4, 2016, Google launches Google Home
On June 5, 2017, Apple pre-announces HomePod
On June 28, 2017, Amazon Echo Show launches in USA
On February 1, 2018, Amazon Echo and Alexa arrive in Austrailia and New Zealand
On February 9, 2018, Apple HomePod begins shipping
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