A group of deleopers for West Nippon Expressway Company Limited (NEXCO), one of the main operators of expressways in Japan has come up wht a "bug" that cleans the bathroom - and recognizes speech!
It's makers say it speaks politely, and is being designed for cleaning public restrooms at highway rest areas. It even comes with "access to current traffic information in case someone has the urge to spark up a conversation",,
We posted an article about US market validation for speech recognition recently; it seems there's speech recognition enabled devices springing up across the globe, too.
Yes, it's a cliche musing but;
We wonder what's next..?