Definition of speech recognition in English:

speech recognition

noun

Computing
  • The ability of a computer to identify and respond to the sounds produced in human speech.

    [as modifier] ‘speech recognition technologies’
    • ‘The use of computerized speech recognition in medicine was first described in radiology in 1981.’
    • ‘Certain car companies are currently developing navigation systems based on speech recognition using satellites and map databases.’
    • ‘Another concurrent research stream deals with the area of speech recognition.’
    • ‘Currently, speech recognition takes place at the software level, and its precision varies enormously, depending on what you want the system to do.’
    • ‘Progress has been made in speech recognition and automatic translation engines, and a convergence with search engines is just beginning to be discernible.’