Speech Technology Magazine

Forward Thinking

With Product Companion Apps, the Mobile Future Looks Even Brighter

Up-and-coming tools add new accessibility to product information.
Forward Thinking, Posted 10 Nov 2014

Do Secure Communications Face a Machiavellian Future?

Competitors can cooperate—or scheme for domination.
Forward Thinking, Posted 28 Jul 2014

Voice XML Brings IVR into the Future

Continuing demand gives these applications an impetus for improvement.
Forward Thinking, Posted 30 Apr 2014

The Death of the Public Switched Telephone Network

Assessing the damages of the NSA's actions.
Forward Thinking, Posted 10 Feb 2014

Eyes-Busy, Hands-Busy Computing

What we all have in common with an HVAC repairman.
Forward Thinking, Posted 15 Nov 2013

A Cautionary Tale of Technology Patents

An argument against innovation.
Forward Thinking, Posted 12 Aug 2013

Assessing Speech-Enabled Help Apps

Users seeking voice-enabled service and support have several choices.
Forward Thinking, Posted 01 May 2013

Singing the Praise of Speech Recognition

Applications are out there—if you know where to look.
Forward Thinking, Posted 10 Feb 2013

A New Age for Computer Interactions

Advances emphasize the role of the human mind.
Forward Thinking, Posted 10 Nov 2012

Be Careful What You Wish For

When it comes to our privacy, how far will technology go?
Forward Thinking, Posted 10 Sep 2012

Job Descriptions for Personal Assistants

Radar O'Reilly is a tough act to follow.
Forward Thinking, Posted 10 Jul 2012

My Call Isn't All That Important to Me

When battling an IVR, there's not always a clear winner.
Forward Thinking, Posted 06 Dec 2013

Balancing Content and Control

When consumers use multiple devices, give help where it's needed.
Forward Thinking, Posted 01 Mar 2012

Busting the Myth of Identity Theft

How safe is safe enough?
Forward Thinking, Posted 01 Jan 2012

IVR Has a Black Eye

Stop using frugal policies and start satisfying customers.
Forward Thinking, Posted 01 Nov 2011

HTML5 — The Last Best Hope for Voice and Video

The spec obviates proprietary plug-ins and promotes an open approach
Forward Thinking, Posted 01 Sep 2011

Multimodal User Interfaces Supplanting Voice-Only Apps

Trend driven by statistical language models, speaker verification, video clips, and multilingual apps
Forward Thinking, Posted 01 Jul 2011

If This Passes, Only Criminals Could Do Speech Technology

Federal privacy bill would drive up compliance costs and inhibit market
Forward Thinking, Posted 01 May 2011

Combining IVR and Smartphones

Take advantage of today's visual displays and develop consumer product apps
Forward Thinking, Posted 01 Mar 2011

Speech in My Pocket

With the smartphone's growing popularity comes a slew of new speech apps.
Forward Thinking, Posted 01 Nov 2010

Sharpening a Cloudy Vision

Clarifying definitions depends on users' perspectives.
Forward Thinking, Posted 01 Sep 2010

Adding a Voice to Tweets

Social media can incorporate voice to better engage users.
Forward Thinking, Posted 01 Jul 2010

Getting to an SIV Module for VoiceXML

The draft standard is out there; now let's provide the feedback.
Forward Thinking, Posted 03 May 2010

Grammatically Speaking

Setting the standard for determining what a caller wants
Forward Thinking, Posted 05 Mar 2010

Sakhr's Arabic Language Buddy

This is an iPhone application that gets it right.
Forward Thinking, Posted 10 Jan 2010

Legal Issues Surrounding Speech

Who will get the ball rolling on creating the rules?
Forward Thinking, Posted 01 Nov 2009

Crossing Species Boundaries

Identifying speech patterns in dairy cows challenges researchers.
Forward Thinking, Posted 01 Oct 2009

Beyond Speech Recognition

User property extraction systems pull more information.
Forward Thinking, Posted 27 Aug 2009

You Be the Judge

New sessions at SpeechTEK will offer hands-on training.
Forward Thinking, Posted 15 Jul 2009