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Mitsui and [24]7.ai Extend Digital Chat to Mobile Devices in Japan

Chubu Electric makes [24]7 chat available through mobile app, providing consumers with a new way to communicate with the company.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Feb 2019

Radisys Unveils New Advanced Speech Recognition Support for Enhanced In-Call Speech Services

Radisys' MediaEngine solution says it reduces costs of deploying speech-enabled services by more than 90%; allows CSPs to capitalize on mass-market acceptance of person-to-application interaction via speech.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Feb 2019

Google Announces General Availability of Cloud Speech-to-Text, Support for New Languages, and More

Google announced the general availability of cloud speech-to-text and multi-channel recognition. Additionally, new languages are available and discounts are available.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Feb 2019

CallMiner and Morae Global Announce Partnership to Deliver Conversational Behavioral Analytics for Financial Services Risk Mitigation and Regulatory Compliance

Voice surveillance based on conversational content proactively reveals compliance and fraud threats.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Feb 2019

M*Modal Delivers Conversational Order Entry with Contextual Awareness of the Patient Record

Aligning innovation with market needs, the M*Modal virtual assistant drives ambient physician documentation and next-generation ordering workflows.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Feb 2019

Clarabridge Says it Closed 2018 With Record Growth in the Contact Center

Clarabridge, a Customer Experience Management company cites 800% uptick in Contact Center Solution; Analyzes +3.5 billion sentences to date.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Feb 2019

Epson Expands Voice-Activated Printing Support with Google Assistant and Siri

Epson America, Inc., a provider of printing solutions, added voice-activated printing compatibility with Google Assistant and Siri. Epson EcoTank, WorkForce, and Expression printers are now compatible with three popular voice assistant platforms, including Amazon Alexa.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Feb 2019

Sensory Acquires Vocalize.ai for Speech Technology Testing Capabilities

Vocalize.ai to remain an independent source for benchmarking speech products and technologies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Feb 2019

27% of People Own a Virtual Assistant and Mostly Use Them to Play Music, According to Survey

Clutch survey delves into virtual assistant ownership and usage.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Feb 2019

Marchex’s AI-Powered Speech Analytics Approaches Human Levels of Accuracy in Consumer to Business Conversations

Driven by investments in data science and deep learning technology, Marchex delivers insights on customer conversations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Feb 2019

AppTek Announces New U.S. Patent for Automatic Speech Recognition of Keywords

AppTek says innovative technology enables faster, easier, and more accurate real-time listening.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Feb 2019

Team Gleason Adds "My-Own-Voice" by the Acapela Group to Synthetic Voice Options

Team Gleason says it added another option to its toolkit of technology solutions for people living with ALS. My-Own-Voice is a voice banking option that captures the essence of a person's voice before they lose it due to ALS or other degenerative diseases.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Feb 2019

Contact Centers Rapidly Abandoning On-Premises Technologies According to Survey

Nine out of ten respondents plan to move from on-premises to Cloud/Cloud Evaluation. Three in ten contact centers have already transitioned to the cloud.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Feb 2019

Google Announces Audio Accessibility Apps

In a blog post, Google announced two new apps aimed at audio accessibility for the hearing impaired. Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier are available now.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Feb 2019

Telestream To Unveil New Cloud Media Processing Products, Including Live Captioning

Uniquely positioned to help media organizations address rising costs and quality issues for multi-platform, multi-versioned content distribution wherever media resides.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Feb 2019

CaptionMaker Subtitle Software Supports Over 100 Languages and Auto Transcription

Provides direct access to Telestream Cloud timed text speech auto-transcription service from within CaptionMaker application.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 31 Jan 2019

IoT Devices Should Deal with Privacy Impacts for People with Disabilities

FPF recommends approaches to incorporate privacy, accessibility by design.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 31 Jan 2019

Verbit Introduces AI-Transcription Technology to Eight U.S. Universities

Technology enables universities to support both students and academic departments by expanding learning opportunities through widespread access.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Jan 2019

Artificial Solutions Announces Proposed Listing on Nasdaq First North

Artificial Solutions Holding ASH AB, a specialist in enterprise-strength conversational AI, announced that it has entered into a reverse takeover agreement with Indentive AB.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Jan 2019

Avaya and Verint Extend Workforce Engagement Management for Cloud

Cloud-based deployments bring new operational intelligence capabilities to more contact centers to transform the customer experience.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 Jan 2019

Hailo Expands Series A Round to $21M and Launches Hailo-8 Fast Track Program for Select Customers

Israeli startup Hailo, developers of a proprietary processing architecture for deep learning on edge devices, has expanded its Series A funding round to $21 million.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Jan 2019

Spext, Voice to Text Technology, Wins Global Startup Competition for Babson College-Affiliated Entrepreneurs

The Indian Angel Network announced that the winner of the IAN Global Startup Competition for Babson College affiliated entrepreneurs is Spext, a technology that turns recorded voice content into useful, editable content.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Jan 2019

Universal Electronics Offers Smart Home Digital Assistant Platform with Embedded Voice Control and Branded Assistant Experience

By fusing UEI's Nevo Butler Smart Home Hub (powered by nevo.ai) with trulyhandsfree speech recognition from Sensory, UEI's customers are able to create powerful voice-enabled digital assistants that feature brand-specific wake words and cloud-free voice control.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Jan 2019

The Alexa Conference Names the 2019 Alexa Award Finalists

The Alexa Conference, presented by podcast network VoiceFirst.FM, announced the finalists of the 2019 Alexa Awards. The winners will be announced during the upcoming conference.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Jan 2019

Consumers Increase Adoption of Smart Home Devices, Interest in New Tech for Entertainment Purposes

Research from leading real-time insights company gauges US consumer attitudes, purchase intent and adoption of consumer electronics ahead of CES 2019.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Jan 2019

CEVA Introduces WhisPro, Neural Network-Based Speech Recognition Technology For Voice Assistants and IoT Devices

Trigger Phrase SDKit for always-on devices extends CEVA's intelligent sound IP portfolio, offering customers a holistic solution for voice-controlled devices such as smartphones, smart speakers, Bluetooth earbuds, and more.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Jan 2019

Sensory Releases Cloud-Free Voice Control for Bluetooth Speakers

Designed to not invade user privacy or record user conversations, Sensory's VoiceGenie Smart Speaker reference design is a low-cost solution for enabling voice-powered music control on Bluetooth speakers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Jan 2019

Sensory Releases Embedded AI That Allows Voice Assistants and IoT Devices to Identify a Wide Variety of Home Sounds

TrulySecure Sound ID identifies sounds within the home and can send messages to homeowners.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Jan 2019

Report Says IVA Market to surpass USD 11.5 billion by 2024

The IVA market is anticipated to grow significantly over the forecast timeframe due to the growing demand for online self-service, self-reliance, and rapid query resolution requirements. Websites are becoming the preferred service channels to gain information, make purchase decisions, and resolve issues. 
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Jan 2019