oice recognition software such as Siri and Cortana are a boon to mankind.

From dictating an email to solving complex math problems, the software can do your bidding and perform any task as long as it’s possible.

However, there are times when Siri or Cortana just doesn’t understand what you need.

Even if you command them to play music or ask for directions, for instance, they won’t give you the right result, especially if you’re in a noisy place.

So what’s the solution?

Instead of cleaning up the audio signal that captures the user’s voice, an Israeli startup known as VocalZoom believes voice recognition applications could work a lot better with the help of a new sensor.

The sensor contains a small, low-powered laser that can measure even the slightest vibrations of your skin when you speak.

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