The user could then ask, "Who are we playing tonight?" — and the app will know you're no longer talking about action movies, Vasisht said. The app will figure out that you're asking about football, and that you're in Boston, and will speak to you with details about who the Patriots will be playing, he said.
"Voice is going to become one of the commonly expected interfaces" in the future, Vasisht said. "And this is one of the most advanced solutions relating to how people can interact with devices and apps."
The technology is a combination of natural language processing and voice recognition, he said. It is targeted for mobile devices, TVs and set-top boxes.""