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Speech Technology News Features

Microsoft Advances Speech APIs

Microsoft moves Custom Speech Service from private preview to open trials.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 07 Feb 2017

LumenVox Releases Version 15.1

LumenVox adds German, additional enhancements with Version 15.1 of its speech engine.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 03 Feb 2017

Pronexus Releases VB Voice 10.1

Pronexus' VB Voice 10.1 will allow users to access both voice recognition and visual customer service through smartphone or HTML 5-enabled browser. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 30 Jan 2017

Avaya Files for Chapter 11

The company assured customers that operations will continue during the restructuring. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 19 Jan 2017

Speech Technology Digest

Acapela Adds Italian Children's TTS Voices

Acapela Group has launched Aurora and Alessio to its portfolio of children's voices for assistive technologies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Feb 2017

Cadence Adds Alango and Waves Audio Technologies to Tensilica DSPs

Alango Voice Communication and Voice Enhancement Packages and Waves Audio's Nx Virtual Reality Audio Technology are now available for Cadence Tensilica HiFi digital signal processors.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Feb 2017

Allstate Adds Alexa Voice Capability

The insurer is helping consumers find an agent and get details about their insurance bills with Amazon's cloud-based voice service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Feb 2017

Nuance Partners with Epic for Healthcare Virtual Assistant

Together, Naunce and Epic are bringing intelligent virtual assistants to a number of assistive technologies for disabled veterans.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Feb 2017

CEVA and Waves Audio Partner

Waves Audio and CEVA partner on far-field voice pick up and psychoacoustic sound enhancement for the mobile, smart home, and wireless audio markets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Feb 2017

KT Adds Conexant AudioSmart to GiGA Genie Virtual Assistant Media Hub

Conexant's AudioSmart voice technologies will enable GiGA Genie AI-infused virtual assistant media hub to provide excellent near- and far-field performance for voice interface and video conferencing.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Feb 2017
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Speech Technology Magazine, Spring 2017 Issue

The 2017 State of the Speech Technology Industry: Speech Engines

Harnessing Machine Learning
Cover Story, Posted 17 Feb 2017 - Spring 2017 Issue

The 2017 State of the Speech Technology Industry: Speech Analytics

Capturing Insight from Customers
Cover Story, Posted 17 Feb 2017 - Spring 2017 Issue

Columns

Speech Recognition and the Connected Car

The in-car speech experience is moving from basic command and control to natural interactions with automotive assistants
The View from AVIOS, Posted 17 Feb 2017 - Spring 2017 Issue

How Private Is Medical Speech Data?

Not very, as ‘anonymized' data and privacy policies show. Meaningful consent might be a start
Voice Value, Posted 17 Feb 2017 - Spring 2017 Issue

As Consumers Embrace Speech Technology, Contact Centers Must Adapt

With people accustomed to the likes of Siri and Alexa, poorly designed IVRs aren't going to cut it
Inside Outsourcing, Posted 17 Feb 2017 - Spring 2017 Issue

Turn Speech Analytics into an Enterprise Change Agent

This service tool becomes more powerful when its findings are shared
The Business Case, Posted 17 Feb 2017 - Spring 2017 Issue

Speech Technology as Job Creator—Not Job Replacer

Speech applications have often taken human jobs away. But could they soon lead to new opportunities?
Forward Thinking, Posted 17 Feb 2017 - Spring 2017 Issue

Speech Technology’s Decade of Evolution

Has the technology improved during the past 10 years? Absolutely. Has it evolved enough? That's debatable.
Editor's Letter, Posted 10 Nov 2016 - Winter 2016 Issue

With Voice Design, Why Don’t People Expect More?

Test participants need to experience for themselves the advantages of a new system
Interact, Posted 10 Nov 2016 - Winter 2016 Issue