Speech recognition system can transcribe Singaporean lingo in real time

“Hello, 是 police 吗? 啊, 我要报警…uh then they anyhow throw 那些 rubbish…can you all like hurry up come?”

This phone call could have been made by a Singaporean resident to the police. But it was actually a simulated emergency call, transcribed by a homegrown speech recognition system that is able to interpret Singaporean lingo on the fly. Full story here.