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Speech Technology News Features

Voice Assistants to Revolutionize Commerce, Research Finds

User spending via voice assistants is expected to grow as much as six times in three years, Capgemini reported recently.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 15 Jan 2018

Voice Biometrics Should Be Part of a Larger Strategy, Experts Contend

Blending biometrics with other security methods can help prevent contact centers from fraud, Speech Technology webinar participants contend.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 09 Jan 2018

Acer to Move Alexa onto PCs

Acer is adding Amazon's voice-enabled virtual assistant to its desktop and notebook computers.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 09 Jan 2018

SoapBox API Lets Kids Have a Voice

SoapBox Labs has developed technology that enables voice recognition in children's electronics.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 02 Jan 2018

Speech Technology Digest

SpotHero Integrates with Google Assistant

SpotHero users can find, reserve, and pay for parking using their voice through Google Assistant integration.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Jan 2018

Elektrobit to Expand In-Car Uses of Alexa

Elektrobit is among the first Amazon Alexa automotive software integrators.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Jan 2018

AccuWeather Launches Google Assistant App

Users can access forecasts using natural, conversational language with the AccuWeather Voice App through Google Assistant.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Jan 2018

Sensory Partners with Plotagon to Launch Animation Solution

New software with life-like voices lets anyone become a one-person movie studio.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Jan 2018

Nuance Partners with ROOBO

Nuance and ROOBO will deliver fully optimized audio solutions for smart speakers, robotics, and IoT devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Jan 2018

Speech in Cars Primed for Huge Growth

The automotive voice recognition market is estimated at $941 million today and will grow at a CAGR of 19.4%.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Jan 2018
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Speech Technology Magazine, Winter 2017 Issue

Bringing IVR to the Mobile Environment

As consumers go mobile, can interactive voice response platforms follow?
Cover Story, Posted 10 Nov 2017 - Winter 2017 Issue

Companies Learn Slowly from IVR Mistakes

Prompts that leave customers screaming rather than satisfied are still too common
Feature, Posted 10 Nov 2017 - Winter 2017 Issue

Columns

Speech: The Solution for ‘What’ Ails You

The benefits of speech extend through every step of the medical process, from making appointments to receiving diagnoses
Editor's Letter, Posted 10 Nov 2017 - Winter 2017 Issue

Intelligent Agents Are Poised to Change the Conversation

These apps can already understand what you say; soon they'll understand who you are and how you're feeling
Forward Thinking, Posted 10 Nov 2017 - Winter 2017 Issue

Speech Solutions Can Translate into Better Medical Care

Speech translation technology can help non-native-speaker and hearing-impaired patients navigate the medical experience
In Other Words, Posted 10 Nov 2017 - Winter 2017 Issue

Gender Bias Affects Voice User Interface Design—for Better or Worse

Female and male voices are perceived differently, even when they use the same exact words
Inside Outsourcing, Posted 10 Nov 2017 - Winter 2017 Issue

Speech Processing or Natural Language Understanding? You Be the Judge

Both are important, but in today's increasingly voice-first world, which one is more so?
Interact, Posted 10 Nov 2017 - Winter 2017 Issue

Deep Learning, Big Data, and Clear Standards

For natural language tools to take on greater complexity, they'll need consistent, agreed-upon data annotations
Standards, Posted 10 Nov 2017 - Winter 2017 Issue

Speech Recognition Is Still Hard Work—and Reliant on People

Humans are a bigger challenge to decipher than we think we are, even for AI-equipped systems
Inside Outsourcing, Posted 27 Aug 2017 - Fall 2017 Issue

Ambiguity, the Illusion of Translation, and AI

Will artificial intelligence result in our losing something in the way we make sense of and debate the meaning of text?
Forward Thinking, Posted 27 Aug 2017 - Fall 2017 Issue