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Category: Smart Devices

CEVA and Cyberon Partner on Voice Activation Solution

Cyberon's CSpotter speech recognition software has been optimized for CEVA TeakLite audio/voice signal processors.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Oct 2017

UCIC Launches Ubi Kit Voice Service Client

Developers can now add Alexa Voice Service to their hardware projects, with other services to follow.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Oct 2017

Flytxt Introduces Intelligent Voice Interface

Flytxt personalizes voice conversations through Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 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

Bridge2 Launches Points Pal Voice-Activated Rewards Platform

Points Pal lets consumers use virtual assistants to access their loyalty programs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Sep 2017

Dusun Electron Announces Bluetooth Audio Module for Wireless Speakers and Voice Assistants

Dusun's new technology improves the audio quality of wireless speakers and voice assistants.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Sep 2017

Nortek Releases Voice-Controlled Garage Door Opener

Nortek Security and Control's Linear PRO Access smart garage door openers offer voice and smartphone controls.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Sep 2017

eharmony Launches Alexa Skill

Online dating site provides a voice interface through Amazon Alexa integration.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Sep 2017

Home Depot Is on Google Assistant

Customers can now shop at The Home Depot with voice through Google Assistant.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Sep 2017

Resulticks Adds Voice Assistant to Its Marketing Stack

The platform's expanded omnichannel lineup makes real-time brand experiences across channels a reality.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Sep 2017

ABB Integrates with Amazon Alexa and Sonos Solutions

ABB-free@home blends voice and home automation functions from Amazon Alexa and wireless ound systems from Sonos.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Sep 2017

Sony Intros Wireless Speaker with Built-In Google Assistant

Sony's newest speaker offers the voice control features of Google Assistant.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 31 Aug 2017

An Integration Is Imminent Between Alexa and Cortana

Amazon's and Microsoft's virtual assistants will soon be able to interact with one another.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 30 Aug 2017

Market Spotlight—Consumer Electronics: Apple Brings Siri Home

Apple gave its biggest fans the first glimpse of its HomePod system
FYI, Posted 29 Aug 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

For Greater Experiences, Combine Voice with Other Interfaces

Combining voice with emerging technologies, such as emotion sensing, eye tracking, and gestures, creates more personable and personal experiences, Strategy Analytics concludes.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 22 Aug 2017

Farmers Insurance Builds an Alexa Skill

Farmers Insurance customers can now ask Alexa for policy and claims information.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Aug 2017

Genesis Adds Google Home Compatability

Genesis owners can now use the new Genesis app for the Google Assistant to remote start, lock, or send destinations to their cars via voice commands on Google Home and eligible Android phones or iPhones.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Aug 2017

Voice Still Needs to Overcome Consumer Uncertainty

The creation of compelling use cases and addressing consumer privacy concerns should be prioritized by digital assistant players in the intelligent home
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Aug 2017

Voice to Reach New Levels as an Interface, Strategy Analytics Concludes

Advanced voice interfaces supported by natural language processing and camera-based gesture control will allow more hands-free and natural communication.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Aug 2017

Voicebox Launches Linguistic Code-Switching Capability

The technology allows speech systems to draw from one language to learn another.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 01 Aug 2017

AI Market to Reach $35.8 Billion by 2025

Grand View Research predicts that artificial intelligence will grow at a compound annual rate of 57.2 percent through 2025.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Jul 2017

Cadence Releases New Version of Tensilica Systems

Cadence Tensilica HiFi 3z DSP provides more than 1.3 times better voice and audio processing performance than its HiFi 3 DSP predecessor.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Jul 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

Sears Launches Alexa Skill for Kenmore Appliances

Customers can now control their Kenmore Smart home appliances by voice with Amazon Alexa.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 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

Adobe Adds Voice Analytics to Analytics Cloud

Analytics, AI, and cross-channel activation help companies deliver personalized experiences.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Jun 2017

Conexant and Harman Collaborate to Improve Speech

Together the two companies are set to deliver premium end-to-end audio and voice solutions for manufacturers of voice-enabled devices.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 20 Jun 2017

Linc Joins Shopify Plus Technology Partner Program

Linc delivers chat and voice capabilities to Shopify Plus users via Messenger, WhatsApp, Google Home, Amazon Alexa, and other digital channels.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2017

Synaptics Acquires Conexant

Synaptics boosts its portfolio of human-machine interface technologies with the $300 million acquisition of audio and voice processing solutions provider Conexant Systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Jun 2017

Voice-Controlled Speaker Market to Explode in Five Years

The market for voice-controlled smart speakers is expected to grow from 10 million to approximately 80 million units shipped by 2022.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Jun 2017

Apple Upgrades Siri in iOS 11, Releases HomePod

Apple is giving Siri a male and female voice, translation capabilities, tighter integrations, and HomePod connectivity.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jun 2017

Nuance Expands Dragon Drive to Car's Passengers

Nuance Dragon Drive expands multipassenger automotive assistant with AI and connectivity to smarthome systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 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

New Ovens Respond to Voice Commands

Jenn-Air connected wall ovens now respond to voice commands through Amazon's Alexa.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 May 2017

Sensory Expands Its Partnerships with ARM

With broad ARM compatibility, embedded technologies from Sensory allow device makers to enable artificial intelligence on device without needing a cloud connection.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 May 2017

Explosive Growth Eyed for Voice Assistants

A report by Ovum predicts more than 7.5 billion units by 2021, exceeding the world population.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 23 May 2017

Smart Home Technology Faces Adoption Challenges

Of those who own smart home systems, roughly a third use voice functionality, a ReportLinker survey found.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 18 May 2017

MediaTek Launches Chipset Supporting Voice Assistants

The new chipset supports Google Assistant and other voice-based intelligent devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 May 2017

Voice Software Shipments to Double by 2022

In the next five years, global shipments of voice software units are expected to increase from 11 billion to 21 billion.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 May 2017

Cooey Rolls Out MyCooey Voice Assistant for Caregivers

MyCooey is a voice-based point-of-care solution for remote healthcare monitoring.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 May 2017

Cisco to Acquire MindMeld for $125 Million

The artificial intelligence provider's acquisition will power new conversational interfaces for Cisco's collaboration suite.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 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

Edmunds Launches Skill for Amazon Alexa

The new Alexa skill expands the reach of Edmunds' car shopping and ownership tools with voice capabilities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 May 2017

Parks Associates Predicts 60 Percent Growth for Smart Speakers with Voice

New research puts the number of smart speakers with personal assistants at 50 million units by 2020.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 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

Sensory Embeds Smarter AI into TrulyHandsFree 5.0

Sensory has boosted the performance and accuracy of its embedded wake word and speech recognition with shallow learning.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 27 Apr 2017

Mercedes Integrates Google Home and Amazon Alexa

New integrations allow voice-enabled control of some car functions from anywhere.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Apr 2017

Harman and IBM Watson Introduce Voice-Enabled Cognitive Rooms

Voice-enabled in-room concierge capabilities tap IBM Watson to deliver information and services in hotel, hospital, and conference rooms.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 21 Apr 2017

NuBryte Adds Smart Home Integrations

NuBryte's voice-controlled home automation systems will be carried and supported by Home Controls and DPC Distributors
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Apr 2017

Vi, a Voice-Activated AI Trainer App, Launches

LifeBEAMS new artificial intelligence-powered fitness trainer provides personalized coaching through biosensing earphones.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 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

Google Assistant Slated to Topple Alexa

Strategy Analytics expects 44 percent of global installed base of intelligent home devices will use Google Assistant by 2022.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Apr 2017

Americans Show Growing Interest in Voice Assistants

Nearly one third of Americans own or plan to own voice-based digital assistants.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Apr 2017

Leviton Integrates Apple HomeKit with Decora Smart Lighting

Users can control their Decora smart lighting settings with voice through Apple HomeKit integration.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Apr 2017

Progressive Launches Voice App for Google Home

The insurer becomes the first to assist Google Home users.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Mar 2017

Kirusa Launches InstaVoice

Kirusa's InstaVoice is a voicemail skill for Amazon's Alexa platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Mar 2017

RingByName Offers Hands-Free Dialing with Alexa

RingByName's business phone service now offerrs hands-free dialing with an Amazon Alexa integration.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Mar 2017

iRobot Integrates Roomba with Amazon Alexa

Roomba owners can start, stop, and pause their cleaning jobs through voice-activated commands to an Amazon Alexa skill.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Mar 2017

Leviton Delivers Wi-Fi Lighting Automation with Voice Control

With Amazon Alexa integration, Decora Smart with Wi-Fi Technology lets homeowners control lights from anywhere using voice commands.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Mar 2017

Grubhub Launches an Amazon Alexa Skill

With Grubhub's Alexa Skill, customers can now order from their favorite restaurants with just their voices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Mar 2017

Credo Adds An Amazon Alexa Skill

CREDO and Witlingo launch Alexa skill that enables progressives to keep tabs on breaking news and calls to action with voice commands.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Mar 2017

Sensory Partners with STMicroelectronics and DSP Group on Smart Voice System

Sensory's voice recognition software powers a voice-processing microphone for waking up smart devices.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 06 Mar 2017

Yamaha to Add Amazon Alexa Voice Control to MusicCast

Starting this fall, more than 40 Yamaha MusicCast products will receive a firmware update enabling control using spoken commands through Alexa-enabled devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Feb 2017

Better Speech Recognition Boost Smart Home Speaker Market

A Strategy Analytics reports identified a growing use case for voice-enabled smart home speakers like Amazon Echo and Google Home.
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

Allstate Adds Alexa Voice Capability

The insurer is helping consumers find an agent and get details about their insurance bills with Amazon's cloud-based voice service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Feb 2017

CEVA and Waves Audio Partner

Waves Audio and CEVA partner on far-field voice pick up and psychoacoustic sound enhancement for the mobile, smart home, and wireless audio markets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Feb 2017

KT Adds Conexant AudioSmart to GiGA Genie Virtual Assistant Media Hub

Conexant's AudioSmart voice technologies will enable GiGA Genie AI-infused virtual assistant media hub to provide excellent near- and far-field performance for voice interface and video conferencing.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Feb 2017

Sengled Adds Voice Control to Smart Lighting

Sengled's smart lighting technology is now voice-enabled through Amazon Alexa integration.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Feb 2017

Lenovo Partners with Orbita for Voice-Enabled Home Assistant

Lenovo Health and Orbita are teaming up on the release of Virtual Care, a voice-enabled home health assistant based on Amazon Alexa technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Feb 2017

Brilliant Introduces Smart Home Control

Brilliant Control offers voice and touch control for smart home systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Feb 2017

Vuzix Provides Business and M300 Smart Glasses Update

More speech enhancements make Vuzix M300 smart glasses usable to more sectors.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Feb 2017

Dynatrace Releases Voice-Powered Virtual Assistant Davis

Davis has a voice interface and can help companies monitor their digital ecosystems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Feb 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

VIZIO SmartCast Devices Are Now Compatible with Google Home

Google Home users can now enjoy hands-free, voice-enabled control of their VIZIO SmartCast TVs, displays, sound bars, and speakers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jan 2017

European Project Seeks to Advance Speech in Smart Homes

The EU project "LISTEN" is working on a robust, hands-free speech control interface for smart home systems.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 17 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

Nuance Adds More Intelligence to Dragon Drive

Nuance extends Dragon Drive's capabilities to other passengers in the car and includes text messaging.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 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

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

INRIX OpenCar to Integrate Amazon Alexa Voice Service

Alexa provides OpenCar userswith voice-activated, on-demand access to music, audiobooks, traffic, weather, news, sports scores, and more.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 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

Vobot Debuts Amazon Alexa-Enabled Clock

Owners can use voice commands to control their clocks and other smart home systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Jan 2017

Hyundai Links Cars to Google Assistant

Users can operate some features of their Hyundai cars through their Google Home smart home systems.
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

Sony Integrates Products with Google Home

Sony's audio and nideo products now work with the Google Assistant on Google Home.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Dec 2016

ONVOCAL Launches OV Voice-Enabled Headphones

OV offers untethered access to Amazon Alexa Voice and music services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Dec 2016

First Alert, Wemo Work with Google Assistant

Two more smart home system manufacturers have partnered with Google to voice-enable their products.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 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

IBM Develops a Voice-Enabled Eldercare Robot

IBM Research and Rice University have been exploring a Watson-powered, voice-enabled robot for the elderly and their in-home caregivers.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 08 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

GE Adds Alexa Voice Control to Table Lamp

The integration of Alexa Voice Services into GE's lamp lets users control smarthome systems through the lamp's voice interface.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Dec 2016

Expedia Launches An Amazon Alexa Voice Skill

Travelers can now ask Alexa to explore their itineraries and receive details on upcoming trips.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Dec 2016

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

Volume Adds IBM Watson-Powered Voice App to Its Website

Volume has released a commercial cognitive website capable of engaging visitors in natural language conversations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Nov 2016

Speech Recognition Market Expected to Reach $13 Billion by 2022

North America is expected to continue dominance, but Asia to pick up steam against Europe.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Nov 2016

AT&T Adds Text-by-Voice Capability to Amazon Alexa

The latest Alexa Skill from AT&T lets Amazon Echo users send text messages by voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Nov 2016

MindMeld Launches Deep-Domain Conversational AI

MindMeld's Conversational AI platform simplifies onboarding and integration to other applications, like Siri and Cortana.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 18 Nov 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

Hyundai Adds Blue Link Skill For Amazon Alexa

Hyundai owners can use Amazon Echo voice commands to control their cars from home.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Nov 2016

Casio Releases Moment Link Voice App

Casio's location-based communication app for the WSD-F10 smart outdoor watch supports voice messaging.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Nov 2016

Sugr Makes Amazon Alexa Available on Its Cube Wi-Fi Speaker

Sugr is among the first audio brands to integrate Alexa Voice Service into its products.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Nov 2016

Sundown Launches Artificial Intelligence App Chloe for Magento

Sundown AI enhances the mobile users' experience through a new voice-powered app integration with Magento.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 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

TCL Integrates Xess with Amazon Alexa

With built-in Alexa voice service and pre-loaded applications, the TCL Xess is a connected home hub.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2016

SoftServe Connects Atlassian HipChat with Amazon Echo

SoftServe's VoiceMyBot Alexa skill is a chatbot with a voice interface enabling access to all Atlassian HipChat Marketplace listings.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2016

Yonomi Integrates with Apple Watch

Users can control smart home devices with voice commands through their Apple Watch devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 31 Oct 2016

VocalZoom Completes Design-In Phase with iFLYTEK

iFLYTEK prepares to launch a headset featuring VocalZoom's optical sensor technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Oct 2016

SoundHound Partners with Boombotix

The Boombotix Smart Speaker features Hound voice interaction.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Oct 2016

SK Telecom Turns to Conexant for Far-Field Speech Recognition

SK Telecom worked with Conexant to producea smart speaker capable of natural language processing accurately from a distance and in noise.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 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

Atheer Joins Vuzix Industrial Partner Program

As a VIP participant, Atheer will have early access to Vuzix's M300 smart glasses.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Oct 2016

Voice Tech to Blossom Over the Next 8 Years

New study predicts the market for speech technologies will top $127 billion by 2024.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Sep 2016

Crestron Partners with Amazon

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

Liberty Mutual Adds An Alexa Voice-Enabled Service

Liberty Mutual Insurance adds voice services through Amazon's Alexa service on Amazon devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Sep 2016

Nuance Powers Orange TV's Mobile App

Orange becomes the first provider in France to offer all TV subscribers a complete voice experience for search and TV control with Nuance's DFragon TV.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Sep 2016

Carrier Releases Amazon Alexa-Compatible Thermostat

Carrier's Cor thermostats can now be controlled by voice through Amazon Echo devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Sep 2016

Baby Center Releases Voice-Based Amazon Alexa App

"My Pregnancy" from BabyCenter offers parents weekly updates on their babies' development.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Sep 2016

Vognition Launches with a Smart Home Voice Controller

The Vognition technology relies on natural language understanding to let users control smart home hubs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Aug 2016

Honeywell Adds Alexa Voice Control to Thermostats

Homeowners can control their thermostats with voice commands to Alexa devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Aug 2016

Genesis Adds an Alexa Voice-Control App

Owners of Genesis vehicles can use Amazon Alexa devices to control car systems with voice commands.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Aug 2016

ABI Finds Voice Critical to Smart Home

ABI Research has identified the smart home as the greatest new market for speech systems.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 16 Aug 2016

VA Awards SimplyHome a Grant to Develop a Voice Platform

SimplyHome will develop a platform bridging the gap between voice controls and a wide range of assistive technology in the home.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Aug 2016

Nucleus Adds Amazon Alexa to Its Intercoms

Nucleus releases its Anywhere Intercom with Alexa Voice Service integration.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Aug 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

eMotorWerks Integrates with Amazon's Alexa

eMotorWerks brings Amazon Alexa voice control to its JuiceNet electric vehicle charging platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Jul 2016

Sensory Increases Installs of Low-Power Sound Detector

Sensory's LPSD, the foundation for its TrulyHandsfree technology, is installed on chips from DSP Group, Knowles, and QuickLogic.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Jul 2016

Natural Language Processing Market to Double by 2021

Research firm MarketsandMarkets Expects the natural language processing market to reach $16 billion in five years.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jul 2016

Vuzix Partners with Sensory to Bring Speech to Smart Glasses

Partnership improves voice recognition, navigation, and control of the Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Jul 2016

Zebra Launches Total Wearable Solutions

Zebra's Total Wearable Solutions Suite is built on the Android platform for voice-based warehouse application
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Jun 2016

ABI Expects Regular Voice Users to Reach 1 Billion by 2021

Voice technology use is expected to grow by 80 percent per year through 2021.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 Jun 2016

Newsy Makes Content Available to Amazon Alexa

The news app is now available with Amazon's voice-activated virtual assistant.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Jun 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

Research and Markets Predicts High Growth for Voice-Controlled Devices

The global voice-controlled devices market will continue to struggle with constant connectivity.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 May 2016

Roger Launches Voice Platform

Roger launches voice platform With Amazon Alexa, Dropbox, Slack, and voicemail integrations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 May 2016

MindMeld for TV Debuts

MindMeld's AI platform for TV lets users control systems with voice interfaces.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 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

Sensory Releases AppLock Fave/Voice Recognition

AppLock Face/Voice Recognition uses dual biometric modalities to provide security for Android phones and apps.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 May 2016

Conexant, Unisound Partner on Voice Control for Smart Devices

The first product to emerge from the partnership between Conexant and Unisound is a voice control chip for smart air conditioners.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 May 2016

Kayak Adds Voice Capabilities to Travel Search

Amazon Alexa users can now search flights, hotels, and rental cars, and more on Kayak.com with voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 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

Amazon Adds Alexa Voice Service to Triby Devices

Invoxia's kitchen device is the first non-Amazon product to include the Alexa voice interface.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 02 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

Mobvoi Launches Wenwen In-Car Infotainment App

The WenWen app includes speech recognition, text-to-speech, and artificial intelligence technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Apr 2016

Japan's Narita Airport Previews Speech-to-Speech Translation App

NariTra is a smartphone app that can translate spoken words between Japanese and English, Chinese, Korean, and Indonesian.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Apr 2016

Voice Controls Vie for Control of Smarthomes, NPD Research Finds

Voice command functions via smartphones are taking over a rapidly growing smart home market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Apr 2016

BodyWorn Cameras Now Offer Voice Dictation

BodyWorn now provides police officers with voice-to-text notes, immediate HD video playback, and real-time classification.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Apr 2016

Sensory's TrulyHandsFree Is Embedded in Samsung Galaxy S7

Samsung's latest smartphone models offer voice trigger and speech recognition technology from Sensory.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2016

Fortemedia Brings Voice Processing to Samsung Galaxy S7

Fortemedia is providing advanced voice processing and multimedia recording for Samsung's Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Mar 2016

XMOS Launches xCore Array Microphones for Smart Homes

XMOS's new voice capture technology is designed for smart home applications with up to 32 microphones.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Mar 2016

Sensory’s TrulyHandsfree Speech Recognition Available on Intel SoC

TrulyHandsfree is now available on Intel low-power digital signal processors in Skylake, Anniedale, Broxton, Broadwell and Merrifield software-on-a-chip.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Mar 2016

Voice to Become the Personal Assistant, Technavio Predicts

Research firm Technavio has identified three trends in speech technologies that will alter the landscape through 2019.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 14 Mar 2016

Capital One Integrates with Amazon Alexa

Users of Amazon's Alexa can now check Capital One account balances.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Mar 2016

Amazon Releases Echo Dot and Echo Tap Devices

The two new Echo devices use Amazon's Alexa Voice Service for control of smart home devices and to act as a virtual assistant.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Mar 2016

Qualcomm to Integrate Conexant AudioSmart into Hexagon DSPs

Conexant will bring its far-field microphone processing software to Qualcomm Hexagon digital signal processors.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Mar 2016

Atheer to Add Voice and Gesture Controls to Vuzix Smart Glasses

Atheer's AIR Suite will be incorporated into the Vuzix M100 and M300 smart glasses.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Feb 2016

DSP Group to Use CEVA Chips in Its Voice Processors

DSP Group deploys CEVA ultra-low-power DSP for audio, voice and always-on functionality in DBMD4 platform targeting mobile wearables and IoT applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Feb 2016

Technavio Sees Great Potential in Voice-Control Apps

Mobile banking, connected car apps, and virtual assistants in mobile devices are expected to be the biggest market drivers.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 25 Feb 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

Samsung Partners with VoiceBox Technologies

VoiceBox will provide its natural language understanding technology for Samsung mobile devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 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

Domino's Brings Pizza Ordering by Voice to Amazon Echo

Just in time for the Super Bowl, Domino's Pizza is letting customers use voice to order pizza deliveries via the Amazon Echo device.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Feb 2016

Omnitracs Launches Intelligent Vehicle Gateway

Omnitracs' newest telematics delivery system includes voice command functionality.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Feb 2016

AT&T Digital Life Adds A Voice Assistant

The voice-enabled mobile phone app lets users control and ask questions of their home automation systems with voice commands.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jan 2016

Spotify Acquires Cord Project

Cord Project's team will be the foundation of a new group at Spotify to explore new ways to discover and listen to music.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jan 2016

NeoSpeech Teams with Skully for TTS in a Motorcycle Helmet

NeoSpeech Text-to-Speech enables the helmet to communicate with the rider in real time.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Jan 2016

Vivint Integrates with Amazon Echo for Voice Control of Smart Homes

Vivint customers can use their voices to control door locks, thermostat, lights, cameras, garage doors, and more
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jan 2016

SoundHound Partners with NVIDIA to Bring Natural Language Understanding to Cars

NVIDIA Drive and SoundHound's Houndify platform will enable large vocabulary speech recognition without a cloud connection.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jan 2016

Nuance Provides Voice Interface for Samsung Refrigerators

Nuance's technology lets consumers speak to Samsung's Family Hub Refrigerator to access recipes, create shopping lists, and more
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jan 2016

Volvo Partners with Microsoft on Vehicle Voice Control

A new partnership brings together Microsoft's Band2 smart watches with Volvo on Call in-car telematiocs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jan 2016

Ford Exploring SYNC Integration with Amazon Echo and Wink

Ford is developing ways to pair millions of SYNC-equipped vehicles globally with home automation devices or smart home products.
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

MessageLoud Launches to Help End Distracted Driving

The messageLoud mobile app can read text messages and email messages aloud.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Dec 2015

Sensory Partners with Philips

Sensory is collaborating with Philips to improve speech recognition with speech enhancement algorithms.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 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

LeTV Adopts Conexant AudioSmart Technology for Its Smart TVs

Conexant makes voice control possible from across the room.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Nov 2015

Enacomm and VoiceVault Provide Voice e-Signature Solution

Voice biometric identity verification allows organizations to eliminate ink-based signatures for authentication.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 26 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

Nok Nok Updates S3 Biometrics Suite

New version of the S3 Authentication Suite enhances FIDO-based support for the latest biometric applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Oct 2015

USAA Reaches 1 Million Enrollments with Biometrics

USAA's mobile biometricssolution authenticates users with voice and face recognition.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Oct 2015

Pebble Adds Nuance Brings Voice Recognition to Smartwatches

Android users can reply to texts and email using voice with Pebble Time and Pebble Time Steel.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Oct 2015

Glove Translates Sign Language into Text and Speech

A London grad student's glove can translate sign language from hand gestures to visual text on a screen and audible dialogue.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 02 Oct 2015

Amazon Echo Brings Voice-Control to Insteon Devices

Users of Insteon's smart home connected devices can control their systems with voice commands through the Amazon Echo.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Sep 2015

Schlage's Sense Smart Deadbolt Lock Has Voice Features

Users can control their Schlage Sense Smart door locks with voice through Siri on Apple mobile devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Sep 2015

Zappware Launches Voice Recognition for Smart TVs

Zappware voice control supports multiscreen content discovery.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Sep 2015

Speech Industry Sees a Flurry of Patent Activity

More than 21,000 patents have been granted in the United States since 2000, a report from iRunway finds.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 14 Sep 2015

Mobvoi and Android Wear Form Partnership

The partnership brings voice search and localized services to Android Wear users in China.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Sep 2015

MightyWorks to Adopt Cadence Voice Signal Processors

MightyWorks will work with Cadence technology to improve the quality of voice calls and speech recognition.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Sep 2015

Speech Will Be a Main Interface for Mobile Devices by 2020, Tractica Predicts

Tractica expects speech recognition to achieve 82 percent penetration in smartphones, tablets, and wearables in five years.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 26 Aug 2015

VoiceBox Technologies Partners with Rivet Radio to Bring Voice Commands to News Platform

The strategic alliance yields voice control for on-the-go curated and personalized news service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Aug 2015

Nuance Opens Car Technology Lab in Detroit

Nuance's lab will serve as the proving grounds for voice and content systems optimized for the connected car.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Aug 2015

CastleOS Releases CastleHUB for Smart Home Technology

New app provides voice control of home devices through Microsoft's Cortana and Kinect systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Aug 2015

Sensory Releases Embedded Speaker Verification SDK

New speaker verification component of the TrulySecure platform can be integrated into devices as either text-dependent or text-independent.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Jun 2015

Malaspina Adds Speech to STMicroelectronics' STM32 Microcontrollers.

Malaspina Labs' ultra-low-power speech recognition and biometric authentication solutions are added to STMicroelectronics' STM32 microcontrollers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Jun 2015

JD.com Unveils Voice-Controlled Smart Home Device

JD's DingDong Smart Speaker offers seamless integration on JD Smart open platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 May 2015

MindMeld and Fetch Create Voice- and AI-Powered Smartwatch App

MindMeld has partnered with Fetch to give smartwatch users their own AI-powered personal buying assistant.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 May 2015

Google Opens Speech API to Third-Party Apps

Android mobile device users can now open and use third-party apps with Google Voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 May 2015

Nuance PowerMic and Samsung Smartwatch App Connects Physicians to Speech Recognition

By using smartphones as microphones, and watches as dictation devices, healthcare is more connected than ever.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 21 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

Sensory Optimizes TrulyHandsfree Voice Control Software for Synopsys' DesignWare ARC EM5D Processor

Synopsys and Sensory deliver am ultra-low power voice control solution for mobile, automotive, and consumer applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Mar 2015

Cypher Partners with CEVA for Noise Reduction Solution for Mobile, Wearables and Voice-Activated Devices

Cypher's unique voice isolation algorithm based on neural network analysis of human speech will run on CEVA-TeakLite-4 audio/voice digital signal processors.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Feb 2015

Spansion Furthers Human Machine Interface Solutions with Voice MCUs for IoT Applications

Series enables voice command control with over-the-air firmware update support via Wi-Fi.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Feb 2015

Sensory Continues Expansion, Rolls Out Voice Biometric Solution AppLock

Free Android app is the latest in a series of announcements from the company this month.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 27 Jan 2015

Jibo Names New CEO, Raises $25 Million

Former Nuance executive Steve Chambers takes on the role of CEO as founder Cynthia Breazeal becomes chief scientist.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 21 Jan 2015

Sensory Expands Market for TrulyHandsfree Speech

Intel is just one of the firms to implement the voice trigger and speaker verification technology.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 08 Jan 2015

Comcast Taps Texas Instruments for Voice Controlled-TV Remotes

Voice over-RF4CE technology includes natural language.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Jan 2015

Conexant Extends AudioSmart Technology to Linux

New Linux-based far-field voice processing software enables clear voice communications and control of a wide variety of household devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Jan 2015

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Lattice Semiconductor Releases Voice Detection and Command Solution

Lattice Semiconductor announces low-power, always-listening voice detection and recognition solutions for mobile devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Dec 2014

Fortemedia Releases Low-Power, Keyword Spotting Voice Trigger and Control IC

iM401D is a mini digital signal processor for voice trigger and command processing.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Dec 2014

Microsoft Expands Cortana to More European Countries

Microsoft's Cortana mobile virtual assistant will be available in a limited rollout in Germany, Spain, Italy, and France.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Dec 2014
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