automatic speech recognition

[ aw-tuh-mat-ik speech-rek-uhg-nish-uhn ]

nounDigital Technology.
  1. an algorithmic analysis of spoken language that uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to convert human spoken input into digital output, like text, or to interpret voiced commands, like those directed to a virtual assistant. Abbreviation: ASR

Origin of automatic speech recognition

First recorded in 1955–60

Words Nearby automatic speech recognition Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023