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IDeaS Integrates Voice Control with Revenue Management Technology

IDeaS G3 Revenue Management System (IDeaS G3 RMS), is now compatible with devices like Amazon's Echo and Google Home, in multiple languages.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Mar 2018

ELSA Raises $3.2 Million

ELSA (English Language Speech Assistant), a mobile app for language learners, says it has raised $3.2m in a Pre-A funding round. The round was led by Monk's Hill Ventures, whose managing partner, Peng T. Ong, will join Elsa's board. 
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Mar 2018

M*Modal Launches a Virtual Provider Assistant for Clinicians

M*Modal, a provider of clinical documentation and Speech Understanding solutions, unveiled a next-generation Virtual Provider Assistant for physicians at the 2018 HIMSS Conference.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Mar 2018

DeePhi Tech Showcases Speech Recognition Engine on Amazon Web Services

As a partner of Xilinx and AWS, a deep-learning accelerating solution company, DeePhi Tech, officially launched an automated speech recognition engine--DESE, based on the FPGA platform at AWS.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Mar 2018

Orion Labs Introduces Orion Radio Bridge

Orion Labs, a voice platform for teams in business, enterprise, and government organizations, announced several updates and engagements with industry leaders.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Mar 2018

Sportito Daily Fantasy Sports Introduces Chatbot

Sportito Daily Fantasy Sports has announced that it has introduced a new Chatbot, a computer program designed to stimulate intelligent conversations and actions over the internet, to their users.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Mar 2018

Global Speech Analytics Market Expected to Grow to Over $2,175.8 million by 2022

The global speech analytics market size is expected to grow from USD 941.1 million in 2017 to USD 2,175.8 million by 2022, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 18.2% during the forecast period, according to a new report.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Mar 2018

Automatic Captioning Comes to YouTube Live

Changes are coming to YouTube Live streaming, including automatic captioning in English.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Mar 2018

PullString Releases Converse 1.0

PullString's new release empowers creative teams and knowledge workers to create advanced and highly branded voice apps for Alexa without having to write any code.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Mar 2018

Telefónica Presents AURA

Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Feb 2018

Nuance Voice Activation Technology Now Available for CEVA-TeakLite Family

CEVA, Inc., a licensor of signal processing platforms and artificial intelligence processors for smarter, connected devices, announced the availability of the Nuance AI-powered wake-up and voice activation technology suite on the CEVA-TeakLite family of DSPs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Feb 2018

Speakeasy AI Secures Angel Investment

Speakeasy AI, a provider of artificial intelligence via Speech-to-Intent, announced its company launch, including its confirmed angel investment round led by Richard Simons.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Feb 2018

IPC Collaborates with GreenKey on AI-based Speech Recognition Solution

IPC and GreenKey Technologies announced that they have just signed an agreement for a significant collaboration between the firms. The agreement brings to market a powerful AI-based speech recognition solution that converts real-time voice into useable data for financial market users.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Feb 2018

DialogTech Launches AI Call Scoring Solution for Marketing and Sales

DialogTech, a provider of actionable marketing analytics for inbound calls, announced the release of Conversation Insights Pro, a new solution that makes DialogTech's industry-leading AI technology easily accessible to any business that values calls.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Feb 2018

CallMiner Expands Customer Engagement Analytics Marketplace, Eureka Xchange, to Global Customers

CallMiner, a platform provider of speech and customer engagement analytics, announced that Eureka Xchange has been further enhanced and is now available in all regions for customers using its cloud-based analytics platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Feb 2018

Talview Announces the Launch of Qton, a Talent Assisstant Chatbot

Talview, a talent assessment technology platform, announced its collaboration with Microsoft to further artificial intelligence and machine learning in recruitment, with the launch of Qton, a talent assistant chatbot.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Feb 2018

Dashbot and Recime Announce Partnership to Offer Analytics to Enterprise Chatbots

Dashbot, a conversational analytics platform, entered into a strategic partnership with Recime, an enterprise chatbot building platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Feb 2018

Orderscape Voice Technology Announces Full-Menu Ordering Certification by Amazon

Orderscape.com, an order automation and voice technology software company, announced a full-menu ordering certification by Amazon for Fazoli's restaurants. Fazoli's customers can now order meals via natural language processing as an Alexa skill at some locations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Feb 2018

SoundHound Inc. Expands Houndify Voice AI Platform’s Multi-Language Text-to-Speech Support With Acapela Group Partnership

SoundHound Inc., a provider of voice-enabled AI and conversational intelligence technologies, expanded the multi-language text-to-speech (TTS) offerings for its Houndify voice AI platform through a partnership with Acapela Group, a provider of voice and speech solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Feb 2018

Chatbots to Handle 25% of Customer Service and Support by 2020

According to Gartner, 25% of customer service and support operations will integrate virtual customer assistant (VCA) or chatbot technology across engagement channels by 2020 -- up from less than 2% in 2017. More than half of organizations have already invested in VCAs for customer service as they realize the advantages of automated self-service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Feb 2018

[24]7.ai Releases Virtual Agent with Integrated Conversational and  Informational Capabilities

[24]7.ai, a provider of intent-driven customer experience solutions, announced its Winter 2018 Release, which enhances the company's flagship product [24]7 AIVA, to support both informational and conversational journeys in a single solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Feb 2018

Winscribe Enhances Clinical Correspondence Capabilities with the Release of Winscribe Text Version 8.5

Winscribe announced the launch of Winscribe Text version 8.5.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Feb 2018

CallVU’s Conversational IVR Combines Voice Assistance Technology with Visual Customer Experience

CallVU, a provider of innovative Omni-Channel solutions that enable organizations to engage customers in their channels of choice, announced the newest addition to its Digital Engagement Platform, Conversational IVR.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Feb 2018

Speechmatics Launches Global English, an Accent-Agnostic Language Pack for Speech-to-Text Transcription

Speechmatics announced the launch of Global English, a single English language pack supporting all major English accents for use in speech-to-text transcription.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Feb 2018

PromptSmart Pro Speech Recognition-Based Teleprompter App Now Available on Android

PromptSmart, a teleprompter app announced the launch of its PromptSmart Pro app for Android. All of the features users love about PromptSmart Pro are included, plus a new look and feel.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Feb 2018

Move Over Silicon Valley, Speech Valley is Growing

Want to be at the heart of the speech recognition revolution? You might have to move to China—specifically Hefei, Anhui province. Plans have been announced to build a hub for companies working on speech recognition technologies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Feb 2018

Nuance Advances Text-to-Speech Technology through Deep Learning

Nuance Communications, Inc. announced that it has advanced its text-to-speech (TTS) technology with deep neural networks (DNN) to deliver a new standard of quality, reducing errors by 40% compared to previous speech synthesis techniques.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Feb 2018

Amazon is Making Alexa Smarter with an AI Chip

According to The Information, Amazon may be looking to make Alexa even smarter with the help of an AI chip. What's more is that the company is reportedly designing the chip itself, with an aim toward improving Alexa's ability to answer your questions quickly.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Feb 2018

GreenKey Voice-Enables Wall Street Via OpenFin

GreenKey Technologies, creator of patented voice software with integrated speech recognition designed for the financial markets, announced that the firm will release its voice API through OpenFin's plugin architecture. OpenFin is the secure desktop operating system used by 45 of the world's banks. The move brings the voice software to potentially thousands of new users at hundreds of firms and creates the first industry standard for adding voice to a firm's applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Feb 2018