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Category: Development Tools and APIs

Tact.ai Launches CRM Skill for Alexa for Business

The Tact.ai Sales Assistant Skill for Amazon for Business lets companies develop a conversational interface for CRM and productivity solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Dec 2017

XMOS Delivers Stereo-AEC Voice Kit

New voice kits support clearer audio reception for voice-enabled smart devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Dec 2017

Pronexus Launches VBVoice 10.2

The new version gives developers greater control over and visibility into their IVR development projects.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Nov 2017

NoHold Integrates Albert to Google Assistant

noHold has given its Albert AI platform a voice through Google Assistant. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com..)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Nov 2017

Voicebox Moves to the Cloud

Voicebox Cloud will help companies as they build conversational interfaces.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Nov 2017

Flow.ai Launches the Flow.ai Conversational AI Toolkit

The Flow.ai Conversational AI Toolkit allows users to design, train, deploy, and manage conversational AI from one interface.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Oct 2017

XMOS Launches VocalFusion 4-Mic Dev Kit for Amazon Alexa

The Amazon Alexa Voice Service development kit is for developers who want to add Alexa to their products.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Oct 2017

Amazon Launches Alexa Device SDK

The Amazon Voice Service Device SDK lets device manufacturers add Alexa to their own equipment.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 22 Aug 2017

Cognitive Code's SILVIA Conversational Platform Offers On-Device Activity

SILVIA shuts down hackers from accessing conversational IoT devices and toys.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Jul 2017

iFLYTEK Speech Recognition Now Available for CEVA Audio/Voice DSPs

The tightly integrated solution targets voice-enabled consumer electronic devices and IoT.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Jul 2017

Baidu Collaborates with Conexant on Conversation-Based AI Devices

Baidu will expedite adoption of its DuerOS AI platform by third-party device manufacturers with Conexant's AudioSmart voice solutions.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 07 Jul 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

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

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

VoiceLabs Launches Sponsored Messages Interactive Voice Ads for Amazon Alexa

VoiceLabs' Sponsored Messages is a native solution to help Amazon Alexa developers monetize and invest in the voice-first evolution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 May 2017

Conexant Expands Collaboration with Amazon to Bring Alexa to More Devices

Conexant's four-mic development kit will help users prototype and develop high-performance far-field devices with Amazon Alexa.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 04 May 2017

Mark III Systems Launches Cognitive Call Center with Watson Speech APIs

Mark III's Cognitive Call Center help agents identify, filter, analyze, and act on inbound and outbound calls. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 May 2017

Microsoft Advances Speech APIs

Custom Speech Service and the Bing Speech API are now generally available
FYI, Posted 24 Apr 2017

4 Speech Technology Standards That Need to Happen ASAP

With new technologies appearing all the time, standards must keep pace
Standards, Posted 24 Apr 2017

Voice Design Tools Get a Redesign of Their Own

The technology undergoes a transformation as omnichannel takes over interactions
Cover Story, Posted 24 Apr 2017

Amazon Makes Echo's Voice Processing Technology Available to Device Makers

Amazon's new reference design offers far-field speech processing to hardware manufacturers to create new devices with Amazon Alexa.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Apr 2017

Cognitive Code to Release SILVIA Conversational AI Platform

The SILVIA platform will allow developers to add natural language conversations to gaming and entertainment apps.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 31 Mar 2017

Zappix Now Supports VoiceXML 1.0 and 2.0, Twilio and Plivo

Zappix's visual IVR authoring tool with integrated Voice IVR and Visual IVR scripting and functionality in a single system. It now supports Plivo Voice XML and Twilio TwiML voice authoring languages. It had already supported VXML 1.0 and 2.0.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Mar 2017

Plum Voice Releases Fuse+

Fuse+ is Plum's latest IVR and voice app editing and management technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Mar 2017

Sensory and Rubidium Partner to Bring Alexa to Qualcomm Chips

Sensory and Rubidium are offering software support for Alexa trigger word on Qualcomm Bluetooth Audio SoCs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Feb 2017

Matrix Labs Releases Matrix Voice Developer Platform

Matrix Voice enables the development of voice-control apps for Google's Android Things IoT environment.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 24 Feb 2017

Microsoft Advances Speech APIs

Microsoft moves Custom Speech Service from private preview to open trials.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 07 Feb 2017

Cyara CX Automated Test and Monitoring Virtual Agent Rated Avaya-Compliant

Cyara's virtual agent application is compatible with key Avaya customer and team engagement solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Feb 2017

Pronexus Releases VB Voice 10.1

Pronexus' VB Voice 10.1 will allow users to access both voice recognition and visual customer service through smartphone or HTML 5-enabled browser. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 30 Jan 2017

Datalog.ai Introduces MyPolly Platform

datalog.ai's MyPolly is a natural language understanding pPlatform for creating conversational bots and virtual assistants.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Jan 2017

SoundHound Houndify Powers Sharp's RoBoHoN

SoundHound's technology voice-enables the new RoBoHoN robotic smartphone platform from Sharp.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Jan 2017

SoundHound Partners with Onkyo on Voice-Powered Speakers

Onkyo's new line of smart speakers will be powered by Houndify voice and artificial intelligence technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jan 2017

Sensory Launches VoiceGenie

Sensory's VoiceGenie enables a hands-free experience on Bluetooth devices through Alexa integration and embedded artificial intelligence.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jan 2017

Greenwave Systems Introduces AXON Platform for Conversational IoT

Greenwave's AXON Platform for Conversational IoT is powered by voice technologies from Nuance.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jan 2017

Fortemedia to License Cadence Tensilica Processors

Cadence's Tensilica Fusion F1 DSP will power Fortemedia's always-on smart microphone processor for voice trigger capabilities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jan 2017

Shenzhen Micro & Nano Institute Licenses CEVA Audio/Voice DSP

CEVA DSP powers MNI's 360-degree voice positioning algorithm in itsintelligent voice processor.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Jan 2017

Arrow Partners with Conexant Systems on Amazon Alexa-Enabled Smart Home Products

Arrow Electronics will distribute and source Conexant AudioSmart technology for developers working on Amazon Alexa-enabled products and services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Dec 2016

Greenwave Partners with Nuance for Conversational IoT Interface

Greenwave's AXON Platform integrates Nuance's AI-powered voice and natural language understanding technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Dec 2016

Dashbot Offers Analytics for Google Assistant

Dashbot has partnered with Google to provide analytics and actionable insights into conversational poducts for the Google Assistant.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Dec 2016

VoiceLabs Launches Analytics For Google Assistant

VoiceLabs' voice analytics will help developers build more effective voice applications for use with Google Home systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Dec 2016

Conexant Is Working with Amazon to Create AudioSmart Development Kit for Alexa

Conexant and Amazon are working togetehr to deliver noise-robust tools for manufacturers and developers to prototype and build Alexa-enabled devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Dec 2016

Chant Updates Its Developer Workbench

Chant Developer Workbench 2016 accelerates Universal Windows Platform speech technology integration.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Dec 2016

ROOBO and Nuance to Deliver Conversational AI Robots

ROOBO will leverage the Nuance Mix platform to integrate voice and natural language capabilities into service and educational robots.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Nov 2016

SoundHound Provides Voice Control for Rand McNally’s OverDryve

Rand McNally's connected car device incorporates SoundHound's Houndify natural language voice platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Nov 2016

CallMiner Launches Customer Engagement Analytics App Exchange

Eureka Xchange drives extensibility to the Eureka speech analytics platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Nov 2016

KnuVerse Unveils Speech Verification Platform

KnuVerse extends its portfolio with KnuFactor voice recognition and authentication products.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 01 Nov 2016

Audionamix Releases Speech Volume Control

Audionamix's SVC is a speech-specific separation plug-in.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Oct 2016

Acapela Releases Version 9.4 of Its TTS SDK

The update includes new voices and audio boost capability.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Oct 2016

Sensory Brings "Alexa" Wake Word to IoT Developers

Working with Amazon, Sensory enables consumer electronics manufacturers to accelerate prototyping and development of voice-controlled Alexa-enabled products.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Oct 2016

Samsung Acquires Virtual Assistant Viv

Samsung moves further into voice-enabled, natural language interfaces for developers.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 06 Oct 2016

SoundHound Adds Uber and Yelp as Houndify Partners

Data form Uber and Yelp will be available from Uber and Yelp to developers using the Houndify voice platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Sep 2016

Crestron Partners with Amazon

Crestron now delivers whole home voice control via Amazon Alexa.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Sep 2016

Nexmo Launches Voice API with Vonage

Nexmo's next-generation Voice APIs will help developers add TTS, call control, conferencing, call recording, and more, to their communications apps.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 14 Sep 2016

Audio Precision Releases Android Smartphone App

Audio test app works with APx software to automate analog and Bluetooth audio test of Android-based mobile devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Aug 2016

Sensory Releases New TrulyHandsFree SDK

TrulyHandsfree enables developers to add speech triggers and commands into apps with fewer than 20 lines of code.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 Jun 2016

New Standards for Virtual Assistants Sought

The World Wide Web Consortium has formed a new community group to deal with virtual assistants.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 13 Jun 2016

VoiceBox Launches Voice SDK for Auto Makers

VoiceBox's fully integrated software development kit v5.0 provides a platform for creating in-car voice systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Jun 2016

Veritone to Leverage Nuance's Transcription Engine

Veritone integrates Nuance Transcription Engine into its Cognitive Media Platform to enhance capabilities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 May 2016

Nuance Extends Dragon TV with Nuance Mix

TV manufacturers and cable providers can now leverage Nuance's natural language developer platform to extend conversational experiences to other smart home systems and devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 May 2016

IBM Brings Watson to South Korea

IBM will add Korean to Watson's conversational languages and develop programs for its introduction into South Korea.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 May 2016

VoiceBox to Work with the ARTIK Platform for IoT

VoiceBox embraces Samsung's ARTIK Cloud Platform as a step toward becoming the unifying interface for the Internet of Things.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Apr 2016

SoundHound Joins the Samsung ARTIK Developer Ecosystem

SoundHound and Samsung are collaborating to bring voice-enabled, conversational interfaces to connected devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Apr 2016

SYSTRAN Releases SYSTRAN.io Translation APIs

The SYSTRAN.io APIs enable companies to conduct translations among more than 100 language pairs.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 22 Apr 2016

Smartmedical Launches Web Empath API to Identify Emotion from Speech

The API provides developers with simple access to its vocal emotion recognition technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Mar 2016

Api.ai Partners with Slack to Add Natural Language Understanding to Chatbots

Api.ai for Slack lets developers create conversational chat bots that can understand user intent.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 21 Mar 2016

IBM Makes Watson TTS More Expressive

IBM makes its Watson Text to Speech API more human-sounding by drawing on more than 40 hours of speech to tag utterances.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 29 Feb 2016

Cadence Introduces the HiFi Integrator Studio

The HiFi Integrator Studio provides an audio framework for digital signal processors.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Feb 2016

IBM and SoftBank Introduce Japanese Watson APIs

Watson's capabilities can now be used to develop cognitive computing and speech services in Japan.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Feb 2016

DSP Concepts Enhances Audio Weaver to Support Cadence Tensilica HiFi DSPs

DSP's Audio Weaver development environment has been optimized for Cadence's Tensilica HiFi Audiuo/Voice processors.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jan 2016

Sensory Lends Its Voice to the Samsung ARTIK Platform

The Samsung ARTIK developer community can now use Sensory's TrulyHandsfree technology to wake up and control IoT devices using voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Jan 2016

SoundHound Launches the Houndify Platform

Houndify is a natural language voice platform that enables developers to build intelligent, conversational interfaces to connected devices, apps, and the Internet of Things.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Dec 2015

Nuance Launches Nuance Mix Developer Platform for Consumer Electronics and IoT

Nuance Mix enables developers to create customized speech experiences for wearables, gaming, virtual reality, robotics, fitness, and more.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Dec 2015

Sensory Releases TrulySecure 2.0

TrulySecure 2.0 features deep learning to improve the user experience and accuracy of the combined voice and facial recognition biometrics solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Nov 2015

Plum Voice Earns HIPAA Compliance

Healthcare organizations can now leverage Plum's communications technology through its Plum Development Environment for Voice (DEV).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Nov 2015

Enghouse Interactive Updates Its Customer Interaction Portfolio

Contact Center: Enterprise, Communications Center, Contact Center: Service Provider, Communications Portal, and Quality Management Suite all get upgrades. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 10 Nov 2015

Engage, Macaw Speech Join IBM Watson Ecosystem

The two call center speech application providers are developing products thatleverage Watson's cognitive computing.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Oct 2015

CEVA Updates Its TeakLite 4 Digital Signal Processing Platform

CEVA-TeakLite-4 combines multiple sensing, processing, and connectivity technologies, enabling rapid system prototyping for mobile, wearable, and smarthome devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Oct 2015

Nuance Brings its Voice Developer Tools to Twitter Fabric

Nuance's SpeechKit SDK will be available to developers on the Twitter Fabric developer platform later this fall.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Oct 2015

Pronexus Launches VBVoice 10 with VisualConnect

One call flow now creates both traditional IVR audio interactions and smartphone touchscreen interactions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Oct 2015

W3C's Voice Browser Working Group to Disband

The World Wide Web Consortium's subgroup created the VoiceXML standard, but sees interest shifting away from IVRs to smartphone apps.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 29 Sep 2015

Artificial Solutions Releases Teneo 4

Teneo 4 provides a single platform for the development of artificial intelligence and natural language apps.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Sep 2015

Shell Uses Artificial Solutions' Virtual Assistants

Artificial Solutions' Teneo platform helps meet the demand for fast self-service customer support.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Aug 2015

Pronexus to Add Voice and Data Call Flow Development in VBVoice

VBVoice with VisualConnect will support simultaneous dual-channel IVR development to create voice- and data-enabled applications. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Jul 2015

Elektrobit Releases EB Guide 6, a Tool for Developing Automotive Interfaces

EB Guide 6 lets developers build automotive touch screens and voice- and gesture-based controls.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Jun 2015

PLUMgrid Integrated with Interactive Intelligence CaaS Offering

Integration enables Interactive Intelligence customers to deploy CaaS solution faster
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 May 2015

U of Michigan Researchers Develop Open-Source Virtual Assistant

Sirius is free for developers to use to develop their own virtual assistant apps.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Mar 2015

LinguaSys Launches Natural Language User Interface Server

With LinguaSys' new NLUI Server, developers can create natural language conversational interfaces in more than 20 languages.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 11 Feb 2015

New Project to Bring Speech to Gaming

D-Box could make multilingual sharing during game play possible.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Jan 2015

Tropo Launches Hypervoice Assistant Ito

Ito is built on the company's RTC platform using CaaS technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jan 2015

VoiceBox Extends Partnership with Elektrobit

The partnership adds natural language to provide a multimodal human-machine interface development platform for the auto industry.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jan 2015
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