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ReadSpeaker Adds Italian TTS Voice

ReadSpeaker adds Gina to its text-to-speech voices portfolio.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Jun 2017

Talk Technologies Launches Steno SR Microphone

The Stenomask lineup of speech recognition microphones got better with new noise cancelling and privacy features.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Jun 2017

Raytheon to Deploy Speech-Based Translation Tools to the U.S. Army

The deployment will involve battlefield speech-to-speech and text-to-text translation for soldiers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Jun 2017

In-Car Speech Systems Still Need to Improve

The voice recognition connected to most in-car infotainment systems is still poor, according to Strategy Analytics.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Jun 2017

Beyond Verbal Adds Emotions to Virtual Assistants

Beyond Verbal has launched an API for virtual private assistants to help identify user emotions in real time.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Jun 2017

Voicebox Releases Talisman Embedded Speech Recognition

Talisman is designed for embedded applications like automative and smart devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jun 2017

Robust Growth Projected for Voice and Facial Biometrics

The global market for such solutions will grow by 18 percent per year through 2025, according to Persistence Market research.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jun 2017

Nuance Launches Nina Coach

Nina Coach helps organizations train and deploy human-assisted virtual assistants powered by artificial intelligence.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jun 2017

Zang Adds Speech to Zang Cloud

Zang has added speech recognition and improved TTS technology to its business communications platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jun 2017

KEYPR Lets Hotel Guests Access Services with Voice

KEYPR's new voice feature is one of many added to the hotel guest room platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Jun 2017

ZyDoc Introduces TrackDoc Connect Dictation Solution

ZyDoc TrackDoc Connect is an enterprise cloud-based platform for transcription, EHR data entry and analytics.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Jun 2017

Nuance Partners with CallMiner

The partnership has led to the creation of a voice of the customer analytics solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2017

Linc Joins Shopify Plus Technology Partner Program

Linc delivers chat and voice capabilities to Shopify Plus users via Messenger, WhatsApp, Google Home, Amazon Alexa, and other digital channels.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2017

Synaptics Acquires Conexant

Synaptics boosts its portfolio of human-machine interface technologies with the $300 million acquisition of audio and voice processing solutions provider Conexant Systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Jun 2017

Verint Launches Mid-Market WFO

Verint has released packaged workforce optimization solutions designed specifically for midsized contact centers. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Jun 2017

Empirix Launches Hammer 6.7 Test System

Latest release provides more application and testing coverage for voice and contact center applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Jun 2017

Voice-Controlled Speaker Market to Explode in Five Years

The market for voice-controlled smart speakers is expected to grow from 10 million to approximately 80 million units shipped by 2022.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Jun 2017

IBM's Watson Talks with Museum Visitors

The Watson-based 'Voice of Art' Project at Pinacoteca de Sao Paulo offers museum-goers an interactive, personalized experience.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Jun 2017

Sensory Adds AI to TrulyNatural

Sensory's latest additions to TrulyNatural speech recognition bring chatbot and avatar technology to consumer devices and apps.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Jun 2017

Apple Upgrades Siri in iOS 11, Releases HomePod

Apple is giving Siri a male and female voice, translation capabilities, tighter integrations, and HomePod connectivity.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jun 2017

Nuance Expands Dragon Drive to Car's Passengers

Nuance Dragon Drive expands multipassenger automotive assistant with AI and connectivity to smarthome systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jun 2017

ReadSpeaker Adds to Its TextAid App

ReadSpeaker has added Highlighter and Word Prediction tools to the latest version of its TextAid text-to-speech product.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jun 2017

CereProc Launches Swedish TTS Voice

The first use of CereProc's "Ylva" voice will be to create talking books and newspapers for Swedish students.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jun 2017

Acapela Makes Buying Bus Tickets Easier with Voice

Quickomat self-service ticket vending machines are now accessible with Acapela voices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 May 2017

Microsemi Delivers AcuEdge Development Kit for Amazon Alexa

Microsemi's AcuEdge Development Kit improves voice recognition in adverse audio environments.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 May 2017

New Ovens Respond to Voice Commands

Jenn-Air connected wall ovens now respond to voice commands through Amazon's Alexa.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 May 2017

Sensory Expands Its Partnerships with ARM

With broad ARM compatibility, embedded technologies from Sensory allow device makers to enable artificial intelligence on device without needing a cloud connection.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 May 2017

Bright Pattern Integrates Google Cloud Speech

Bright Pattern now integrates with Google Cloud Speech to expand its network of out-of-the-box speech recognition integration options.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 May 2017

Nuance Launches Security Suite

New Security Suite integrates facial and behavioral biometrics with voice biometrics solutions, to secure customer service interactions across channels. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 May 2017