Bing Introduces Text-to-Speech Feature for Search Results
Bing has inducted a number of innovative features to its search results in order to make them user friendly. The features that found the place in the list include text-to-speech, expanded intelligent answers, and enhanced visual search.
Bing Introduces Text-to-Speech
Going by the first addition, Bing’s new feature can now read text in a voice. This means, the Microsoft owned search engine now can speak search results back to users in natural-sounding language.
Bing claims that its text-to-speech AI has ability excellently articulate words with human-like intonation.
Bing now gives more power to its ‘intelligent answers feature that produces answers by pulling up multiple pieces of information from different authoritative sources.
As the Bing has offered more teeth to the feature in terms of processing power, Bing can now able to provide intelligent answers for harder questions.
“For example, instead of the relatively simple answer to ‘what is the capital of Bangladesh’, Bing can now provide answers to more complex questions, such as ‘what are different types of lighting for a living room’, quicker than before.”
Bing’s visual search is the next feature in the list. The feature lets searchers search using an image. Bing has now an improved visual search feature allowing users to quickly see multiple objects auto-detected within an image.
Therefore, when a user uploads an image, Bing starts scanning it and automatically detects the objects within the image.
You can see Bing’s visual search allows users to search using an image. It has been upgraded with the ability to ability to quickly see multiple objects auto-detected within an image.
So, when a user uploads an image, then Bing scans it and automatically detects the objects within the image. You can see clickable hotspots over objects in an image which users can click on to learn more about.