Microsoft's Voice Recognition Technology Almost as Accurate as Humans

Originally published at: Microsoft’s Voice Recognition Technology Almost as Accurate as Humans | NVIDIA Technical Blog

Microsoft reached a new milestone in the development of more accurate speech recognition. Using a cluster of Tesla M40 GPUs and the cuDNN version of Computational Network Toolkit (CNTK), their latest version of the technology achieved the lowest word error rate (WER) in the industry. “Our best single system achieves an error rate of 6.9%…