Speech Technology Magazine

Category: Entertainment/Gaming

TiVo Partners with Sky to Launch Voice Search

Sky chooses TiVo to deliver its latest innovation, voice search, to customers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Mar 2017

Speak Music Launches Melody Voice-Powered Music Assistant

Melody is avoice-activated assistant for accessing popular music services with simple voice commands .
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Jan 2017

New Voice-Powered Game Launches on Amazon Alexa

Days Fly's new game, Shadow Realm, lets users control all the action by voice through Amazon Alexa Voice Service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Nov 2016

Nuance’s Dragon TV Powers NOS Set Top Boxes and Remote Controls

NOS integrates Nuance's voice recognition software for content discovery and search.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Jun 2016

SoundHound Adds Houndify Speech-to-Meaning into Its Music App

SoundHound now enables users to conduct natural language searches and add songs to playlists with voice inputs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 May 2016

Unibet Releases a Speech-Enabled Sports Betting App

Artificial Solutions' Teneo platform is the basic technology behind the natural language interface in the app.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Apr 2016

LG Turns to Conexant for Voice Control of Smart Home Devices

Conexant's CX2092x chips will power the voice interface for LG's tvG Woofer set top box and IoT Hub.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Feb 2016

New Talking Robot Emerges from China

Xiaoxi Technology raised $25,000 on Indiegogo for its Xibot voice-enabled smart robot.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Feb 2016

TranscribeMe Launches Services for Media and Entertainment

Speech recognition and human transcribers can provide closed captioning and subtitles
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Oct 2015

Lionbridge and Rocket Sound Partner of Videogame Voice Solution

The two companies will deliver an integrated solution for multilingual videogame voice production.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Jun 2015

Nuance’s Dragon TV Enables Voice Search on the Roku 3 Streaming Player

Users simply speak to find streaming movies and TV episodes.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 May 2015

Rovi to Add Voice to Dish TV Interface

Rovi's natural language interfaces to support mobile device apps as well.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Apr 2015

Microsoft Inks Deal with Telefonica to Bring Cortana to TVs

Movistar TV Go on Windows Phone integrates Cortana, Microsoft's natural speech personal assistant.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Mar 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

Tata Sky Deploys Nuance's Speech Recognition

Indian TV provider adds 12 languages; simplifies IVR system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Dec 2014

VideoDubber to Use Acapela TTS

Acapela voices will help dub video content in more than 30 languages.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Sep 2014

On SpeechTEK's Third Day, Hollywood Challenges the Industry

Pop culture has been both a help and a hindrance to the perception of the speech industry, panelists contend.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 21 Aug 2014

TVEyes Partners with PerVoice to Expand Broadcast Monitoring Capabilities

TVEyes and PerVoice have formed a joint venture that will expand media monitoring to more languages and countries.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Mar 2014

Elderis Adds Ivona Voice to Connected TV Set-Top Box

TTS makes channel guides and program information available to the elderly and disabled.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Dec 2013

Mobile Device Translations Get in the Game

An interview with a sports industry speech evangelist.
In Other Words, Posted 15 Nov 2013

Nuance Teams Up with The Echo Nest

Music data solution to be used in conjunction with natural language.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Sep 2013

Rovi and Nuance Collaborate to Bring Voice-Enabled Content to Devices

Companies expand partnership for voice-activated guidance and content discovery apps.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Sep 2013

Rubidium Releases Mandarin Chinese ASR and TTS

The technology allows for hands-free phone use in China.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 May 2013

ENCO Systems Selects HP Autonomy for Audio and Video Processing

Closed captioning can be done any time of day or night using Autonomy's IDOL technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Apr 2013

iSpeech Launches Publishing Platform

Converts books and articles into audiobooks and podcasts.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2013

AT&T Launches U-verse Voice-Enabled Remote App

Latest U-verse enabled app includes gesture and voice controls.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 27 Sep 2012

Improving Access to the Virtual World

Universal design standards are opening doors to those with disabilities.
Voice Value, Posted 10 Sep 2012

Speech Solutions for Media Makers

Speed-reading subtitles translate to lower cost, improved experience
In Other Words, Posted 10 Sep 2012

MechWarrior Online to Deploy Vivox's C3 Voice Integration

Scalable solution will build connected communities within the gaming environment through voice capabilities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Sep 2012

Spansion Unveils Voice-Enabled Electronics with Human Interface Coprocessor

Leverages Nuance technology to improve voice applications
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 22 Jun 2012

Rovi and Nuance to Advance Voice Activated Guidance and Content Discovery

The companies are collaborating to design apps and services for cable set-tops, TVs, and other entertainment devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 May 2012

Crawford Media Asset Management Service to Integrate Nexidia Dialogue Search

Speech-to-text will help users find specific words within their digital media assets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Apr 2012

Spansion Teams Up with Nuance

Deal extends voice recognition for embedded technologies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Mar 2012

LG Remote Adds Voice Recognition

Upgraded remote recognizes voice commands.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Dec 2011

Pictello Adds Support For 23 Languages

New story-telling tool features recorded sound and text-to-speech.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Dec 2011

Apple’s New Patent Points To 3D Display, Voice Tech Systems

A new patent application covers the use of speech for providing user feedback.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 09 Dec 2011

MeMeMe Partners with Entertainment Software Rating Board for Mobile Voice Recognition Services

With this new mobile app, shoppers can now obtain the ratings information and search ESRB's database of rated games while in the store using their voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Nov 2011

Dalet Speaks a New Language with Nexidia's Dialogue Search

Enterprise media asset management solution leverages dialogue search to find hidden value in large media libraries.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Sep 2011

Turner Studios to Integrate Nexidia Dialogue Search

Dialogue Search creates new value in massive production and archive libraries.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Sep 2011

The 2011 Star Performers

Feature, Posted 01 Jul 2011

Xbox 360 Brings Voice Searches to TV

New offering combines Micrososft's Xbox and Bing technologies to let users request content by voice.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 06 Jun 2011

Guile 3D Studio Introduces Denise, the Virtual Assistant

This system combines computer graphics, artificial intelligence, voice recognition and other advanced technologies to perform a variety of tasks.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 18 Apr 2011

Vivox Voice ‘Brings the Noise’ to Bloodline Champions Combat Game

Players can talk battle strategy in real-time to increase victories.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Jan 2011

Microsoft Puts Speech in the Spotlight

FYI, Posted 05 Jan 2011

Speak With Me Introduces Music App Built on Natural Language

VoiceDJ allows users to control their music libraries entirely with their voices.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 15 Dec 2010

Nuance Releases a Gaming Speech Command SetListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Gamers can use voice commands to play PC games; the software comes with standard Dragon Dictation.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 08 Dec 2010

Broadspeak Releases a Speech-to-Speech Travel App for Android PhonesListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The company says the unique user interface will make communicating easier.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 29 Nov 2010

Vivox Voice Infiltrates the Battlefield in World of Tanks MMO

Hash out combat strategy and bark orders at your troops in the first vehicle-driven massively multiplayer online game.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Nov 2010

The Gift of Speech

Just in time for the holidays, consumer devices and applications are finding business uses.
Cover Story, Posted 01 Nov 2010

Now That's Entertainment

Speech is helping the entertainment industry rebound from the bad economy.
Feature, Posted 01 Nov 2010

PocketBook Showcases Five New Devices with SVOX TTS Technology

New e-Readers' speech technology brings increased productivity, convenience and accessibility to e-books
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Sep 2010

AV3 ‘get’ For Apple Final Cut Pro Now Available for Download

Dialogue search tool enjoys positive accolades.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Aug 2010

Bubble Motion's Voice-Blogging Service Hits 1.2 Million Subscribers

The company is adding 100,000 new paid 'Bubblers' per week and plans rollouts in other countries.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jul 2010

E-Book Reader Is Available on iPad from Acapela VoicesListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The new application provides hands-free reading of 30,000 titles.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 07 Jun 2010

Talking Dictionaries

Speech Solutions, Posted 03 May 2010

Shame On You, Authors Guild

The facts don't match the claims in the Kindle TTS debate.
Voice Value, Posted 03 May 2010

SVOX Releases New Russian Voice

The addition of this voice brings the total in the SVOX TTS portfolio to 37.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Apr 2010

Loquendo TTS Powers iPhone Translating App in 16 Languages

Loquendo offers the voices for Sonico Mobile's iTtranslate application.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Apr 2010

IQ Technology Becomes Loquendo's Exclusive Taiwan Reseller

TTS and ASR technologies will be available for burgeoning mobile device and e-book reader market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Apr 2010

Runes of Magic Advances Game Play with Voice Chat from Vivox

Vivox adds another free-to-play title to its arsenal of HD voice-enabled games.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Mar 2010

Consumer Electronics to Get a Natural Language InterfaceListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

A new chip from Sensory provides a truly hands-free voice interface for many typical household products.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 16 Feb 2010

Loquendo Brings Speech to TI’s eBook Development Platform

Texas Instruments leverages Loquendo's text-to-speech and automatic speech recognition technologies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Jan 2010

Speech-Enabled GPS Navigation Devices

Speech Solutions, Posted 10 Jan 2010

The Daily Show and The Colbert Report Choose SnapStream to Monitor and Search TV

Comedy Central's hit TV shows selected the company's TV search solution for locating and packaging high-definition clips from television broadcasts.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Dec 2009

Fonix Launches VoiceSync 1.0

New speech recognition technology for animation developers generates phonetic data and timing to create human-like lip and facial movements.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Oct 2009

Vivox Teams with Gaia Online to Put Voice Chat in zOMG!

Vivox will provide voice chat to free, browser-based adventure game.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Oct 2009

SpeechTEK Europe Conference and Exhibition will be April 28-29, 2010 in London

SpeechTEK's first ever European event
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Aug 2009

SVOX Adds New Languages to TTS

Finnish and Greek are the latest as SVOX expands its European presence.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Apr 2009

Vivox Joins Epic Games’ Integrated Partners Program

As part of the agreement, Vivox's voice technology will be integrated with Epic's Unreal Engine 3
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Feb 2009

Speech Cards Now Available As a Beta TestListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Resorb Networks releases public beta of BlindSpeak, which lets users send synthesized messages to anyone, anywhere.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 21 Jan 2009

Sensory Finds a Home at CES

Spate of new products embedded with its speech recognition solutions shows interest in a voice interface for consumer electronics is at an all-time high, company officials say.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Jan 2009

Voice Control Available for Windows Media Center

Loquendo and Mediavoice team to deliver the voice-enabled Speaky Media Center 2009.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Dec 2008

With TTS, Santa Can Call Your Kid

Children's Christmas wishes can be confirmed by a phone call from St. Nick, all with a goal of raising money for charity.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 05 Dec 2008

Flash Games Get New Voice CapabilitiesListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Green-Ear adds color to gaming arena by designing voice applications for multiplayer games on the Flash platform.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 02 Dec 2008

EndWar Game Features Total Voice Command

Ubisoft revolutionizes gaming with new Tom Clancy game that can be controlled entirelt by voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Nov 2008

SVOX Introduces Polyglot TTSListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

With new text-to-speech system, foreign words or phrases can be spoken like a native.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 05 Nov 2008

NPR Makes Radio More Accessible

National radio broadcasting network NPR announced plans today that it has taken steps to make its programs accessible to both the deaf and blind.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 08 Jan 2008

Videogame Voices Go 3-D

In the ultra-competitive home videogame landscape, game developers can ill afford to sit on their hands. Many are turning to new voice technologies as a way to enhance the experience for players and differentiate themselves from their peers.
FYI, Posted 01 Jun 2007

Implementing a Bright IVR Idea

A Florida triple-play provider doubles self-service and splits transfers between agents in half with a speech application.
Deployments, Posted 01 Jun 2007

Speech as a Fan Favorite

Prerecorded marketing boosts an NBA team's game attendance
Deployments, Posted 01 Mar 2007

Comcast and DIRECTV Tune Customers in Using Speech

Deployments, Posted 03 Jul 2006

Most Innovative Solutions Awards 2005

According to Daniel Hong, voice business analyst at Datamonitor, the global voice business value chain* will grow from $716 million for 2004 to $1,939 million by 2009 at a CAGR of 22 percent. Speech Technology Magazine presents the third annual Most Innovative Solutions awards in recognition of the enterprises and service providers who are deploying innovative speech applications driving this growth. These applications are an integral touch point of their customers' contact with them and…
Feature, Posted 20 Jun 2005

Speech Technologies Make Video Games Complete

Speech recognition technology has reached a significant milestone: its use in mainstream console-based video games. That might seem like a dubious achievement considering the serious ROIs that speech recognition offers for large corporations in automated call centers, but the video game industry is huge, bigger than the movie industry. The costs to produce a new video game make the introduction of any new feature like speech recognition a serious risk. And for speech technology the…
Feature, Posted 26 Apr 2005
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