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Aculab Launches VoiSentry, New Biometric Speaker Verification System

Add voice authentication solutions to any business application with VoiSentry.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Aug 2018

Honeywell Connected Distribution Center Voice Technology To Be Deployed In U.S. Defense Logistics Agency Warehouses

Honeywell announced the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency has awarded the company an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to implement its voice-directed system for workers at distribution centers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 31 Jul 2018

App Store Now Supports Voice Search

People with iOS users have long been able to ask Siri to perform basic tasks and answer questions for them. But they haven't been able to search the app store using their voice. That's all changed with version 5.1 of the app store.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 31 Jul 2018

BanterX Announces the Launch of Conversational Advertising Platform

BanterX, a Silicon Valley-based startup announced that it was launching what is called the World's first Conversational Advertising Platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 31 Jul 2018

AskGordy Delivers Artificial Intelligence-based Search Technology to Electronic Content Management Systems

The Gordon Flesch Company has partnered with IBM to integrate Watson A.I. and natural language processing capabilities into any Electronic Content Management platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Jul 2018

Warner Music, Parlophone Records and Eleven Mgmt. Partner With imperson to Launch a Multi-Platform Chatbot

The "Free Murdoc" chatbot offers an immersive conversational experience on voice and text.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Jul 2018

Kika Tech Launches Voice Board for Android Devices

Voice Board provides AI-powered smart correction that makes replacing and correcting typos easier.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Jul 2018

Ada and Zendesk Unite to Improve Chatbot Experience for Customer Service

Ada and Zendesk will bring new functionality to chatbot and live chat services to improve customer and agent experiences.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Jul 2018

Clinc Introduces AI-Powered Drive-Thru and Self-Service Kiosk Ordering Experience for Quick-Service Restaurants

Clinc's conversational AI raises accuracy and speeds up wait times at the window and in-store.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Jul 2018

Globe Labs, Vonage Team up to Deliver Voice Solutions to SEA Market

Vonage announced that Nexmo, the Vonage API Platform, has teamed up with Globe Labs, the  developer community of Globe Telecom, to deliver powerful voice solutions to the Philippine market and the rest of Southeast Asia.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 Jul 2018

Elsevier Collaborates With M*Modal to Launch Next-Generation Diagnostic Decision Support Workflow

Integrated speech reporting and diagnostic decision support workflow demonstrated at AHRA 2018.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 Jul 2018

Ding Offers Opportunities For Chat

Ding is chatbot solution service that offers both customizable and default bots to businesses that would otherwise rely on answering phone calls and/or emails to respond to existing and potential customers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 Jul 2018

New Globant Report Uncovers the Gap Between Voice Technology Investments and Preparedness in Organizations

Report provides key insights to successfully integrate voice technology in the workplace.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Jul 2018

Wanda Expands Patient Management Platform with Enhanced Patient Adherence Features

Wanda, Inc. announced a significant expansion of its market- Patient Management Platform with expansive new features to further improve patient care plan adherence.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Jul 2018

8x8 Announces General Availability Of X Series

First cloud solution to integrate voice, conferencing, collaboration, and contact center on a single platform to radically transform enterprise communications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Jul 2018

Accent Detection AI Promises to Improve Speech Recognition

In Foreign English Accent Adjustment by Learning Phonetic Patterns researchers reveal how their system leveraged dialectical differences in diction and intonation to create new accented samples of words, which it learned to recognize with some accuracy compared to similar systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Jul 2018

Pivotal Data Integrates OneVault’s Voice Biometrics into Contact Center Solution

Pivotal Data has announced the integration of OneVault's voice biometric authentication solution into its contact center solution as a value-added feature.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Jul 2018

Major League Baseball Selects AWS as its Official Provider for Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Deep Learning

America's professional baseball league extends its relationship with AWS, leveraging machine learning to enhance the ways fans and clubs consume the game and evaluate players.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Jul 2018

Aeriandi Survey Says Voice is the Silent Cyber Security Threat

According to a new story, 72% believe advances in voice technology pose a significant threat to enterprise security, yet only 23% consider it be a priority.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Jul 2018

PIKA Technologies Introduces X1, the Next Generation of HMP-X

PIKA Technologies is excited to announce the addition of GoLang/gRPC API to its host media processing (HMP) solutions. This introduces a new generation of HMP products, beginning with X1.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Jul 2018

ID R&D Delivers Voice Biometrics Authentication Accuracy Requiring Just 1-2 Seconds of Free Speech with IDVoice

Commercially available AI-based solution says it offers unmatched system performance.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Jul 2018

Passage AI Chatbots Now Converse In All Major Languages

AI-powered conversational interface extends capabilities to natively support multi-language chatbots, enabling 24/7 customer service options across the globe.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Jul 2018

Advanced Voice Recognition Systems, Inc. Files Infringement Complaint Against Apple, Inc.

The '730 Patent is the first of AVRS' family of patents in the field of speech recognition and transcription.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Jul 2018

LEDvance Launches Dimmable Filament LED Bulb in Europe

Wish your lights would respond to the sound of your voice? LEDvance is here to help. After rolling out its voice-dimmable filament LED lamps that work with Apple gear in North America earlier this year, the bulbs are now coming to Europe.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Jul 2018

Google Testing Duplex in Call Centers

Google Duplex raised eyebrows with its maybe-too-lifelike chat capabilities when CEO Sundar Pichai demonstrated it at a conference. Now, The Information reports, "Some big companies are in the very early stages of testing Google's technology for use in other applications, such as call centers, where it might be able to replace some of the work currently done by humans, according to a person familiar with the plans."
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Jul 2018

Facebook Acquires Bloomsbury AI

Facebook, which has been beleaguered by issues regarding privacy and security in recent months, has bought Bloomsbury AI, a British company that specializes in natural language processing.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Jul 2018

Columbia University Wins the 2018 Atos IT Challenge with Artificial Intelligence Project

With a solution called BTM (Behind The Meter) two French and Indian students from Columbia University have developed a service presenting how AI and chatbots can be used in automated demand response applications for connected objects, reducing costs, and environmental footprint.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Jul 2018

Ultra-Low-Power Development Kit Boosts Far-Field Speech Accuracy for Amazon Alexa Voice Service

DSP Group, Inc., a provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications, announced the availability of its HDClear 3-Mic Development Kit for Amazon Alexa Voice Service (AVS). Featuring DBMD5, DSP Group's advanced audio/voice processor, and its best-in-class HDClear voice enhancement processing technology, the new DSP Group Development Kit is a low-power solution for developers who want to quickly and easily build a range of high-accuracy Alexa-enabled devices — including smart speakers, wearable computing devices, smart home devices, and remote controls — without draining the battery.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Jul 2018

BabbleLabs Introduces Clear to Enhance Speech Applications for Everyone

BabbleLabs, an emerging start-up changing communication between humans and machines, introduced the BabbleLabs Clear product family to enhance speech quality, accuracy, and personalization. Accessible through an easy to use, single-line cloud API, the Clear Cloud product delivers speech enhancement technology driven by a powerful combination of digital signal processing (DSP) and deep neural networks (DNN) trained with a massive specialized data set.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Jul 2018