Adobe Researching Voice-Controlled Digital Assistant For PhotoShop
Adobe have released a concept video featuring an intelligent digital assistant that can perform photo editing functions using voice control.
The company’s research division is currently exploring how voice controls can be integrated into Adobe’s products. In the concept video, the user touches an on-screen microphone button to activate voice control, and is able to speak naturally to crop and flip the image.
Adobe said the concept combines “the emerging science of voice interaction with a deep understanding of both creative workflows and the creative aspirations of our customers.”
The speech recognition system employed by Adobe can process image editing voice commands locally using on-device computing, or through a “cloud-based Natural Language understanding service.”
While Adobe has not provided any details on when the digital assistant will become available, it said the concept was a “first step” towards the inclusion of voice-controlled photo searching and editing in the company’s mobile applications