Speech Technology Magazine

Category: Speaker Verification/Biometrics

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

Biometrics to Become a $60 Billion Industry

Research and Markets predicts that the world market for biometrics will reach $59.31 billion by 2025.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Apr 2017

Nok Labs Teams with Persistent for Sign-In for App Services

The collaboration between Nok Nok and Persisitent brings biometrics to in-app services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Apr 2017

STC Releases VoiceKey Platform and New VoiceKey Solutions

STC Group's new VoiceKey.PLATFORM release coincides with the launch of two new biometric solutions VoiceKey.AGENT and VoiceKey.FRAUD.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 29 Mar 2017

Aculab to Release VoiSentry Biometric Speaker Verification

Aculab VoiSentry will allow developers to add voice authentication to any business application.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Mar 2017

Nok Nok Labs Supports All FIDO Standards Through a Single Solution

Nok Nok Labs' S3 Authentication Suite unifies FIDO UAF and U2F protocols across biometrics solutions, including voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Mar 2017

NICE Extends Real-Time Authentication Solution Across Voice Channels

The enhanced RTA solution uses NICE's automatic enrollment to authenticate customers during self-service interactive voice response calls or those handled by agents. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Mar 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

Biometrics Help Virtual Assistants Help Customers Faster

Speech vendors are adding voice biometrics to their intelligent assistants, a clear indication the technology is starting to make great strides
FYI, Posted 17 Feb 2017

Nuance Adds BioCatch to Biometrics

Nuance is partnering with behavioral biometrics provider BioCatch to expand fraud detection.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Feb 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

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

STC Partners with Falcon

The partnership will bring biometrics to the Middle East.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Jan 2017

Nuance Launches Nina ID 2.0

Nina ID 2.0 brings multifactor voice and face recognition biometrics security to Nuance's virtual assistant for customer service. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Dec 2016

Mobile Biometrics Market to Experience 35% Growth in Five Years

The world market for mobile biometric security is expected to reach $46 billion by 2022, Market Research Future reports.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Dec 2016

VocalZoom Adds Optical Sensors to Voice Biometrics

VocalZoom's VoiceMatch-in-Sensor technology converts speakers' facial skin vibrations into unique, noise-free voiceprints.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Dec 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

Interactions Launches Voice Biometrics Offering

Interactions has extended its Intelligent Virtual Assistant with a voice biometrics offering based on its Curo Speech and Language Platform.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 17 Nov 2016

VeriTran Partners with Sensory for Biometrics

VeriTran will use Sensory's TrulySecure voice and face biometrics as the cornerstone of its customer authentication initiatives.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Nov 2016

Virginia Credit Union Taps Nuance Voice Biometrics

Nuance voice biometrics lets VACU members use their voices to prove their identities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 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

Verbio Voice Biometrics Rated Avaya-Compliant

Verbio's voice biometrics application is compatible with key Avaya customer engagement and engagement environment solutions.
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

VoiceVault Partners with BioConnect

BioConnect and VoiceVault pair up to enable voice recognition with everyday financial services applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Oct 2016

Nuance Lends Voice Biometrics to University of York

Nuance has provided its latest voice biometrics technology to the University of York for new courses in speech science.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Oct 2016

Elephant Talk Divests Itself of ValidSoft

Management buyout of ValidSoft completes Elephant Talk's restructuring.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Oct 2016

Samsung SDS Chooses Sensory as Biometric Partner

Samsung's mobile banking and enterprise solutionswill use Sensory's TrulySecure for face and voice authentication
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Sep 2016

Biometric Software Startup Hoyos Labs Relaunches as Veridium

Veridium aims to reduce enterprise data breaches and fraud through the VeridiumID biometric authentication solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Sep 2016

JLG Technologies Introduces Searchable Voice

Investigator Pro 4.0 lets investigators select an inmate or called party voice and then search for that voice in other telephone calls.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Aug 2016

NICE Actimize Launches Authentication-IQ

The solution uses analytics to make dynamic, customer-centric authentication decisions. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Jul 2016

Fujitsu Partners with ImageWare for Biometrics Offering

Fujitsu has upgraded its Biometrics-as-a-Service with the latest Catalog Manager Marketplace and ImageWare's GoVerifyID.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 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

Speech Market to Reach $11.96 Billion by 2022

Near triple growth projected over the next six years, MarketsandMarkets research finds.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Jun 2016

KnuEdge Launches with Voice Authentication Software

Startup KnuEdge has come out of stealth mode with a military-grade commercial voice authentication software called KnuVerse.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 06 Jun 2016

VoiceIt Partners with VoicePass

The marketing and technology partnership brings together two voice biometrics providers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 May 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

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

Xura and SpeechPro Pilot Biometric Authentication for Mobile Apps

Unique technology combines voice and facial recognition with passcodes.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Mar 2016

Uniphore Plans for Global Expansion

Indian speech technology company Uniphore plans to expand across the United States, Europe, and Southeast Asia.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Mar 2016

TalkTalk Rolls Out Nuance Voice Biometrics Across the U.K.

TalkTalk becomes the first telecom provider in the United Kingdom to embrace voice biometrics from Nuance.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 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

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

Australian Tax Office Rolls Out Nuance Voice Biometrics

ATO becomes the first organization to offer multichannel voice biometrics authentication.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Jan 2016

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

VoiceVault Launches Identity Manager

VoiceVault Identity Manager is a biometric solution for password resets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Oct 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

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

finUNO Unveils Multimodal Intelligent Financial Assistant Fin1

Fin1 will allow consumers to engage with brokerages, wealth managers, and financial advisors. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Oct 2015

Manulife Adds Natural Language and Voice Biometrics

The Canadian financial services firm has added Nuance's voice security technology to its call center.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 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

Sensory's TrulySecure Face and Voice Biometrics Technology Is Certified by FIDO

TrulySecure biometric authentication from Sensory has been fully tested and certified for compliance with the FIDO Universal Authentication Framework Specifications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Aug 2015

Interactions Launches New Technology Labs

The new facilities will be dedicated to advancing speech and natural language understanding solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Aug 2015

Wells Fargo to Pilot SpeechPro’s Face and Voice Biometrics

The banking firm is rolling out SpeechPro's VoiceKey OnePass technology to its mobile business customers.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 29 Jul 2015

ING Netherlands Launches Voice Biometrics Payment System Powered by Nuance

ING is the first bank in the Netherlands to introduce voice-activated payments through its mobile banking app
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Jul 2015

BBVA Compass Economists Are Bullish on Biometrics

Benefits from biometric authentication go beyond security, banking firm's researchers write in a new report.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Jul 2015

HYPR Launches Biometric Tokenization Platform

HYPR's new SDK allows businesses to implement biometrics, including voice biometrics, on any device or application.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Jul 2015

SpeechPro Partners with PenRad to Bring Voice Biometrics to Healthcare

SpeechPro has teamed up with PenRad to offer touchless data entry and security for hospitals.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jul 2015

Australian Taxation Office Deploys Nuance Voice Biometrics in its Call Center

ATO is the first in Australia to authenticate customers by the sound of their voices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Jul 2015

Verint Releases Identity Authentication Solution

Solution leverages speech biometrics, speech analytics, and other technologies to separate customers from fraudsters.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 14 Jul 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

Wells Fargo to Roll Out Voice and Facial Recognition in 2016

The bank plans to enhance its CEO portal with new biometric and mobile advances.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Jun 2015

Eastern Bank Taps Nuance Voice Biometrics

Eastern Bank can now authenticate callers by the sound of their voices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 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

Malaspina Labs Launches VoiceBoost Voice Activation and Biometric Speaker Verification Solutions

Malaspina's VoiceBoost solutions will power NXP's LPC54100 Series microcontrollers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 May 2015

SayPay Technologies Partners with VoiceVault to Deliver Voice Payments

The partnership between VoiceVault and SayPay will simplify bill payments, online checkout, and Web site sign-in using voice biometrics.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 May 2015

SK Telecom Taps Nuance for Voice Biometrics Solution

South Korean telco is the first in region to authenticate customers by voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Apr 2015

Auraya Releases ArmorVox2015

New system fuses active and passive technologies as well as text-dependent and text-independent technologies in one voice biometrics software license.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 Apr 2015

GTL Releases Voice IQ

GTL's Voice IQ addresses issues of prison inmate identification on calls.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Apr 2015

Authentify Furthers Voice Biometrics in Healthcare

Multifactor mobile authentication can be delivered to patients and providers via voice biometrics and QR codes.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 24 Mar 2015

Authentify Unveils xFA SecureCallCenter Biometrics Solution

Solution authenticates users via financial institutions' mobile apps.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Mar 2015

NXT-ID’s New Solution Enables Purchases Using Voice-Directed Payments

Technology provides two-factor authentication.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 27 Feb 2015

Presence Enhances IVR, Adds Natural Language and Voice Biometrics

The IVR also supports the implementation of voice applications based on the standards VXML 2.1 and MRCP 2.0.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Feb 2015

The 2015 State of the Speech Technology Industry

In our first State of the Speech Technology Industry issue, we reveal the latest trends and developments in eight market categories.
Cover Story, Posted 10 Feb 2015

Inference Solutions Integrates ArmorVox Voice Biometrics into SaaS Voice Automation Solution

The move enables Inference to offer biometrics to developers at affordable price point.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Feb 2015

Finding a Solution to Password Insecurity

Two-factor authentication is a big step toward no passwords at all.
Forward Thinking, Posted 02 Feb 2015

Aspect to Offer SpeechPro's VoiceKey on Its Innovation Exchange

SpeechPro's VoiceKey voice biometric solution selected for Aspect's new software marketplace for customer engagement solutions.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 29 Jan 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

Morpho Taps Agnitio for Voice Biometrics Solution

Solution enables law enforcement agencies to resolve investigations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 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

New Agnitio KIVOX Mobile 5.0 Offers Natural Speech Authentication

Natural language adds context awareness to Internet of Things and devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Jan 2015

Nuance Adds Voice Biometrics to Dragon Drive, Debuts Virtual Assistant Service for Cars

Expanded connected car platform lets automakers personalize driving experiences.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jan 2015

VocaOne Debuts VocaPASS Free Biometric Service

VocaPASS is aimed at organizations reluctant to adopt voice biometrics due to deployment cost.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Jan 2015

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

Voicekey Launches mPOS

The voice biometrics-enabled solution enables mobile commerce to be conducted safely and conveniently.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Dec 2014

Opus Research: Voice Biometrics Market to Near $600 Million by 2017

Adoption of speech authentication solutions shows no signs of slowing down as more verticals offer their customers heightened security.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 25 Nov 2014

VoiceTrust Partners with BioID to Deliver Multimodal Biometric Authentication Solutions

BioID's biometric modalities will enhance VoiceTrust's agnostic authentication platform
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Nov 2014

NICE Joins the FIDO Alliance

NICE brings real-time voice authentication expertise to the Fast IDentity Online Alliance.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Nov 2014

Auraya Debuts Voice Biometric Solution ArmorVox for Android

Technology includes slimmed-down, language-independent, speaker-adaptive core voce biometrics algorithm.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Nov 2014

Speech Readies Healthcare for ACA Requirements

After proving their mettle, voice solutions continue to help providers and insurers comply with regulations, put a lid on costs, and serve patients.
Cover Story, Posted 10 Nov 2014

Interactions Snaps Up AT&T’s Watson

The deal enables both companies to expand speech solutions to broader markets.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 06 Nov 2014

RushCard Turns to Enacomm for Voice Security

RushCard implements Enacomm's multifactor authentication that uses voice biometrics and enables mobile KBA to safeguard against fraud.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Nov 2014

INI IDReset Optimized for LumenVox Automated Speech Recognizer

IDReset uses speech recognition, text-to-speech and interactive voice response technology to help with password resets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 31 Oct 2014

VoiceVault Partners with Enacomm on Voice Biometrics for Financial Institutions

VoiceVault's voice biometric engine is integrated into Enacomm Voice Authentication application.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Oct 2014

Nuance Powers Tangerine Banks’ Speech Enabled-Virtual Assistant, Voice Biometrics

Tangerine is the first Canadian bank to deploy voice technologies.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 06 Oct 2014

ZTE Launches the Smart Voice Alliance

Handset maker ZTE has teamed up with Nuance, Audience, and other technology manufacturers to advance voice controls for mobile devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Sep 2014

SpeechPro Introduces VoiceKey.WebAccess

With VoiceKey.WebAccess, users can say goodbye to passwords.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Sep 2014

ING Rolls Out Nuance's Voice-Controlled Mobile Banking App

Nuance Nina offers hands-free banking.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Sep 2014

Li Creative Technologies Enters the Voice Biometrics Arena

The company's solution boasts nearly 100 percent accuracy.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 11 Sep 2014

Agnitio Rolls Out Voice Biometrics to South Africa

The country's Social Security system turns to voice biometrics.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Aug 2014

On SpeechTEK's Second Day, the Future Is on Display

Conference speakers bring light to technologies that are no longer science fiction.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 20 Aug 2014

ZOOM 5.3 Offers Call Recording and Advanced Speech Analytics

ZOOM Quality Management Suite includes improvements in security and speech analytics and integration with a third-party recording applications. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Aug 2014

3 Developing Speech Technology Trends for 2014

Editor's Letter, Posted 31 Jul 2014

The 2014 Speech Luminaries

Feature, Posted 31 Jul 2014

2014 Speech Industry Awards

Cover Story, Posted 31 Jul 2014

Star Performers: Expect More from Expect Labs

Feature, Posted 29 Jul 2014

Voice Is Changing, Not Disappearing

Innovative companies will make use of alternative and traditional channels.
The Business Case, Posted 28 Jul 2014

NIST Speaker Recognition Challenge Shows Improvement

Improved accuracy is a key finding of the NIST evaluation of more than 100 product submissions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Jul 2014

Fonetic and Tango Networks Bring Mobility to Voice Biometrics and Compliance Recording for Financial Transactions

Fonetic and Tango collaborate to deliver linguistics recording across multiple devices for comprehensive voice compliance.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Jul 2014

VoiceVault Biometrics Now Supports Mandarin Chinese

VoiceVault adds support for Mandarin Chinese in its mobile voice biometrics applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Jul 2014

ADT Launches Voice Control for Smart Homes

ADT Voice Pulse lets users control their home automation systems with voice recognition.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Jul 2014

ID Analytics Partners with Mattersight to Combat Voice-Facilitated Fraud

Mattersight and ID Analytics work on voice biometrics and speech analytics solution to detect fraud in the contact center.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Jun 2014

Voice Biometrics Market to Reach $2.5 Billion

Financial services will continue to lead in deployments, according to Biometrics Research Group.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Jun 2014

SpeechPro Partners With Avaya to Offer VoiceKey Through DevConnect MarketPlace

SpeechPro's Voicekey solution is rated Avaya-compliant.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Jun 2014

SpeechPro to Provide Voice Biometrics for Imageware System's Authentication Engine

VoiceKey is now available in IWS Cloud ID, GoMobile, and pillphone products.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 May 2014

Mexican Bank Deploys Nuance Biometrics Solution

More than 1.7 million Banco Santander customers use voice to gain access to their accounts.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 May 2014

Agnitio Partners with Pindrop in Biometrics Contact Center Offering

Solution offers enterprise customers phone fraud mitigation technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 May 2014

Is Voice Biometrics Right for You?

Voice biometrics solutions are emerging from the periphery of the technology landscape and growing at a staggering rate. Can your company afford to ignore them?
Feature, Posted 05 May 2014

NICE Delivers Real-Time Voice Biometrics to the Call Center

Biometrics solution authenticates callers through a multilayered process. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 02 May 2014

Global Voice Recognition Market Forecasted to Reach $113 Billion by 2017

CompaniesandMarkets.com says the global market for biometric technologies is expected to surge as well.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 23 Apr 2014

Agnitio Releases Kivox 4.1 Mobile Voice Biometrics Solution

The latest version of the Agnitio Kivox software platform delivers stronger anti-spoofing technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Apr 2014

Nuance Enhances Dragon Mobile Assistant with Voice Biometrics

Solution offers new personalization feature, Nuance Voice Print
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 03 Apr 2014

Multifactor Authentication Market Set for Strong Growth

Multifactor authentication, including voice recognition, is projected to grow nearly 20 percent per year through 2020, according to a new report by MarketsandMarkets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Apr 2014

VoiceVault Releases the ViGo Development Platform

ViGo is a development platform for mobile voice security applications.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 25 Mar 2014

VoiceKey OnePass Offers Touchless Bimodal Biometrics for Smartphones

The new version of VoiceKey OnePass provides hands-free voice and facial recognition.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 12 Mar 2014

Rubidium Integrates Its Voice Trigger and Speech Recognition into NXP’s CoolFlux DSP Core

Rubidium's ultra-low-power voice user interface has been optimized for mobile devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 Feb 2014

Pindrop Security Combines Voice Biometrics and Phoneprinting Fraud Detection

System offers voice biometrics-based caller authentication to ensure credibility.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 20 Feb 2014

Cadence Adds Rubidium Voice Solutions to Its HiFi Audio/Voice Processing Suite

Rubidium extends its voice trigger, text-to-speech, speech recognition, and biometric speaker verification software to Cadence's DSP products.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Feb 2014

U.S. Bank Adds Voice Biometrics to Its Mobile App

U.S. Bank is piloting voice technology to authenticate account holders accessing accounts through mobile devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Feb 2014

Smartphones and Privacy Versus Progress

With personal information more available than ever, where do we draw the line?
Voice Value, Posted 10 Feb 2014

Gartner Says 30 Percent of Organizations Will Use Biometrics for Mobile Devices by 2016

The proliferation of mobile devices in the workplace will require trade-offs between security and usability.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Feb 2014

VoiceVault Joins the FIDO Alliance

The FIDO Alliance promotes standards for voice-based online authentication.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Feb 2014

Mortgage Servicer Cenlar FSB Implements TeleVoice IVR

The TeleVoice IVR and CTI platform is increasing productivity and customer service.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Jan 2014

Make Way for Mobile: Wearables Will Rely on Speech

In an exclusive Q&A, Yankee Group analyst Raul Castañón explains why voice-controlled mobile apps will be all the rage in 2014.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 17 Jan 2014

Agnitio and Nok Nok Labs Demo Mobile Transactions with FIDO Ready Voice ID

Solution offers online, mobile, and point-of-sale application users secure site and service access.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Jan 2014

ZTE Adds Nuance Speech Technologies to In-Car Mobile Apps

ZTE has enhanced its hands-free experience with Nuance's voice biometrics for phone unlocking and launches a new voice-enabled navigation and music barge-in app.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Jan 2014

Nuance Adds Voice Biometrics to Smart TVs

Users can unlock personal content using Dragon TV.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Jan 2014

Frost & Sullivan Finds Integration of Biometrics in Consumer Electronics a Fast-Emerging Trend

Frost & Sulivan predicts that fingerprint recognition will remain the leading biometric technology, but voice is also expected to grow.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Dec 2013

Agnitio Brings Its Voice iD Technology to Dictao Customers

Using Agnitio's patented anti-spoofing Voice iD engine, Dictao provides a secure and user-friendly mobile banking experience.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Dec 2013

Agnitio Introduces New Voice iD Branding Strategy

New Voice iD branding indicates an emphasis on using voice to identify and authenticate callers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Dec 2013

Speech Readies for Multimodal and Security Environments

Editor's Letter, Posted 04 Dec 2013

The Global Voice Recognition Market to Grow at a CAGR of 22 Percent Through 2016

Analyst firm TechNavio predicts voice biometrics to dominate the market growth opportunities.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 03 Dec 2013

Voice Biometrics Can Shut the Door on Call Center Fraud

Speech technologies heighten safeguards against socially engineered identity theft. (This story was originally published in the October 2013 issue of CRM magazine.)
Feature, Posted 15 Nov 2013

Fonetic Incorporates Voice Biometrics to Dodd-Frank Trading Record Keeping Compliance Solution

Banks can now identify and search for traders by voice.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Nov 2013

Nuance Launches Next-Generation Dragon Drive

Dragon Drive Speech SDK is also launched for developers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Nov 2013

Tatra Banka Deploys Nuance FreeSpeech for Voice Biometrics

FreeSpeech solution replaces token-based authentication process.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Nov 2013

Verint Enters Voice Biometrics Market with Victrio Acquisition

Victrio brings to Verint solutions to mitigate fraud using passive voiceprint enrollment.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 30 Oct 2013

TI Releases Voice-Enabled TV Remotes

New solutions powered by Nuance deliver voice-enabled remotes with single-chip hardware and software solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Sep 2013

The Perils of PIN Proliferation

Why is secure identification so difficult?
Interact, Posted 12 Aug 2013

Authentify Debuts xFA Voice Security Service

Voice biometrics are combined with digital certificates and cryptographs for multifactor authentication.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 24 Jul 2013

Nuance Upgrades Voice Biometrics Solution

New release improves accuracy by 50 percent.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 16 Jul 2013

Agnitio Revamps Forensic Speaker Verification System

New algorithms allow for more accurate calculations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Jul 2013

New System Brings the Speech-Enabled Home Within Reach

Partnership yields voice and vision controls for some home systems.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 26 Jun 2013

VoiceTrust Moves Operations to Canada

Shift follows acquisition of Canadian firm.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 May 2013

SpeechPro Releases VoiceKey.One Pass

Solution includes facial authentication.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 May 2013

McAfee Debuts Voice and Facial Recognition Feature

Biometric solution incorporates Intel technology.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 15 May 2013

There's Gold in Healthcare Mandates

Speech solutions companies see opportunities in government changes.
Feature, Posted 10 May 2013

Barclays Deploys Nuance Voice Biometrics Solution

Customers embrace authentication of use.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 08 May 2013

Nuance Updates Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12

The latest version offers support for Microsoft Windows 8, Office 2013, and Internet Explorer 10.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Mar 2013

Nuance App Makes Resetting Employee Passwords Fast

Solution uses secure voiceprints to automate requests.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 12 Mar 2013

VoiceVault Releases Personalized Voice Biometric Identity Verification

Provides phrase-based solution tailored to individual customers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Mar 2013

Sensory Announces TrulyHandsfree Voice Control 3.0

TrulyHandsfree is enhanced with user-defined triggers and passphrases.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 20 Feb 2013

The Government Is Listening

Speech technology sees government growth spurt.
Feature, Posted 10 Feb 2013

Nuance Updates Its Nina Virtual Assistant

The mobile phone app now speaks and understands 38 languages.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 06 Feb 2013

NICE Rolls Out Fraud Prevention Solution

Technology will track fraud patterns and screen interactions in contact centers.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 09 Jan 2013

Conexant Systems and Sensory Partner

Companies collaborate on standalone audio subsystem.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Jan 2013

VoiceVault Ramps Up Voice Biometrics Offering

Solution features replaceable capability.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 04 Jan 2013

World's First Voice and Face Biometrics System Deployed in Ecuador

New identification technologies will be used to fight crime.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 13 Dec 2012

SecureLogix and NEC America Ink Deal

Companies' solutions manage enterprise voice/UC networks.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Nov 2012

NAB Deploys Voice Biometrics

Australian bank seeks to improve security and customer experience.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Nov 2012

Your Voice Is Your Password

Voice biometrics is gaining momentum in the enterprise.
Feature, Posted 10 Nov 2012

Three Trends to Watch in 2013

Editor's Letter, Posted 10 Nov 2012

Opus Research Banks on Biometrics

The market has matured, and vendors have done what's been expected of them, a report concludes.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 07 Nov 2012

Nimblevox Taps VoiceVault for Voice Verification Services

Company's IVR systems are integrated with VoiceVault's voice biometrics solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Nov 2012

CEVA, Rubidium Partner to Develop Speech Processing Solutions

Solutions address growing demand for voice-powered user interfaces.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Oct 2012

InAuth Releases Voice Biometrics Authentication for Mobile Banking

Solution available on a module-by-module basis.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Oct 2012

How Virtual Assistants Up-level the Brand Experience

Editor's Letter, Posted 10 Sep 2012

Speech Goes to School

A window into the future of speech technology.
Cover Story, Posted 10 Sep 2012

VoiceTrust Unveils Dynamic Caller Verification Product

Solution integrates with Genesys GVP platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Sep 2012

Voice Biometrics Grows Up

Preventing fraud is not the only benefit.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 16 Aug 2012

Voxeo Offers New Security Suite

Multifactor authentication is designed to combat fraud.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Aug 2012

Empirix Testing as a Service Expanded for Voice Biometrics

Empirix now provides pre-deployment assessment of authentication and enrollment solutions for contact centers and mobile app developers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Aug 2012

SpeechPro Unveils VoiceKey

Biometrics solution also provides emotional state analysis.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Aug 2012

Nuance Introduces Nina, Its Own Virtual Assistant

Nina provides an open SDK for the enterprise.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 06 Aug 2012

VoiceVault Delivers New Levels of Voice Biometric Accuracy

Provides upgraded security for healthcare and financial services industry.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Jul 2012

Easy Voice Rolls out Biometrics Voice ID Software

Solution compares and identifies voice recordings for law enforcement agencies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Jul 2012

TeleSign Teams with DS3

Partnership produces native language authentication solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Jul 2012

StrikeForce and TradeHarbor Announce First "Three-Factor" Voice Verification Solution

The partnership has yielded a new level of cyber security assurance for online transactions.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 17 Jul 2012

Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa Launches Nuance Voice Biometrics Solution

Nuance VocalPassword delivers automated password reset applications to employees.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Jul 2012

Job Descriptions for Personal Assistants

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

Nuance Powers First Voice ID System in Hungary

Magyar Telekom offers voice-based identification.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jul 2012

Uniphore Software System Teams with Nuance Communications

Partnership expands speech recognition and voice biometrics for banks in India
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Jun 2012

Nuance Launches Voice Biometrics for Mobile

Dragon ID now available for consumer device OEMs
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 05 Jun 2012

Agnitio Tapped by U.S. Government

Contract to provide enhanced security for mobile devices
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 May 2012

Angel Integrates IVR into LexisNexis Solutions

New on-demand capabilities added to identity proofing and voice biometrics platforms.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 May 2012

Sensory Introduces Speaker Verification for Mobile Devices and Consumer Electronics

Speaker verification is designed with a small footprint and low power consumption for integration into all types of devices
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 02 May 2012

Voice Biometrics Comes of Age

FYI, Posted 01 May 2012

ValidSoft and Utiba Partner

Offers voice biometrics solution to mobile financial services provider
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Apr 2012

Auraya Systems Joins Avaya Partner Program

ArmorVox can be integrated onto Avaya IVR
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Apr 2012

LexisNexis Launches Multifactor Authentication Solutions

Solutions include voice biometrics.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Apr 2012

Agnitio Debuts KIVOX Mobile

New voice biometric software available for mobile devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Apr 2012

Voice Biometrics Is in the Latest Updates from Neurotechnology

With the release of the VeriSpeak SDK, voiceprint identification can now be added to Android smartphone applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Apr 2012

Asian Bank Deploys Indriya Ease Multifactor Authentication with Nuance's VocalPassword

The application allows BNI employees to have a more convenient, faster, and easy-to-use password reset.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Mar 2012

Nuance Research Reveals Consumers' Preference for Mobile Apps

Natural language, voice biometrics poised to trigger wider adoption.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 07 Mar 2012

Voice Could Open New Doors for Hotels

FYI, Posted 01 Mar 2012

LVA: The New Fraud Detector?

You can't hide malicious intentions from Layered Voice Analysis.
Cover Story, Posted 01 Mar 2012

SpeechPro Releases New Forensic Audio Analysis Software

SIS II contains new capabilities for improved performance, accuracy, and productivity.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Feb 2012

Molina Healthcare Teams Up With Sandata Technologies

Molina to implement homecare technology that includes voice biometrics.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Feb 2012

VoiceTrust Acquires Perceive Solutions

The deal will accelerate VoiceTrust's entry in the Canadian voice biometrics market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Feb 2012

Auraya Launches ArmorVox Speaker Identity System

The new application allows solutions providers to implement voice biometrics in the enterprise and cloud.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 30 Jan 2012

VoiceTrust Awarded Dutch Grant For Voice Biometric Solution

The company will roll out services in Pakistan.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Jan 2012

Capita Acquires Salmat Speech Solutions' U.K. Operations

The deal adds voice biometrics and natural language voice recognition capabilities
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Jan 2012

Busting the Myth of Identity Theft

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

Voice Biometrics Poised for Takeoff

IBM research calls it one of top five innovations with life-changing potential
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 19 Dec 2011

A New Voice Biometric Vendor Emerges

Australia's Auraya launches the ArmorVox voice security application suite.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 09 Dec 2011

Nuance Forecasts a Rosy 2012

The company expects top growth from mobile and consumer units and healthcare and enterprise segments.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 05 Dec 2011

Agnitio Wins the World Final of the Global Security Challenge

The company's voice biometrics products are singled out.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 04 Nov 2011

SpeechPro Partners with DataWorks for a Law Enforcement App

DataWorks Plus uses SpeechPro VoiceGrid SDK to add new functionality to its mugshot, booking, and identification applications platform.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 03 Nov 2011

VeCommerce Becomes SimplySay

Name change follows buyout from Salmat.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 02 Nov 2011

TradeHarbor Launches Quick Start Program for Cable Operators

Free integration support and free use of Voice Signature Service offered to prove ROI for customer service and mobile content delivery applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Oct 2011

SpeechPro Releases Version 1.2 of VoiceGrid SDK

New software release provides developer partners with enhanced voice recognition capabilities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Oct 2011

Exclusive Book Excerpt: Designing Better Speaker Verification

Chapter describes how to bridge the gap between the creators and implementers of investigatory voice biometric technologies
Feature, Posted 01 Sep 2011

Nuance Agrees to Acquire Loquendo

Deal is valued at $75.5 million
FYI, Posted 01 Sep 2011

Nuance to Acquire Loquendo

The deal is worth $75.5 million and brings together two speech technology leaders.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 15 Aug 2011

SpeechPro Releases Speaker Recognition SDK for ID Applications

VoiceGrid SDK 1.0 provides access to voice matching capabilities for stand-alone or integrated identification apps.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Aug 2011

Neurotechnology Introduces VeriSpeak Voice Identification Technology

New VeriSpeak SDK and MegaMatcher 4.1 Multi-biometric SDK incorporate voiceprint identification and phrase recognition technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Jul 2011

VoiceTrust Acquires VoiceCash

The acquisition expands VoiceTrust's footprint in the Middle east and Africa.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Jun 2011

ClickFox Reveals Customer Identification Pitfalls During Self-Service

Ten percent of customers can't be identified by automated customer service systems, driving down customer satisfaction.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 02 May 2011

Market Spotlight: Government

Voice R&D responds to homeland security requests
FYI, Posted 01 May 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

Nuance Will Power Turkcell's Voice Signature Service

Nuance's voice biometrics help reduce call handling time and make transactions more secure.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Apr 2011

VoxGen Receives U.K. Government Grant to Develop Voice Biometrics

The company has been awarded a grant of £300,000 from the Technology Strategy Board for consumer identification and verification technologies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 31 Mar 2011

Atos Origin Awards Voice Biometric Contract to Leading Software

Leading Software's solution leverages the latest voice biometric technologies by Loquendo to provide a secure 24-hour service to Atos Origin's key financial service and public sector clients.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Mar 2011

Nuance Advances Into Voice Biometrics

FYI, Posted 01 Mar 2011

Nearly a Third of Consumers Prefer Voice Biometrics for Mobile Transactions

A Twitter poll conducted by Nuance underscores the importance of voice biometrics in mobile security and identity verification.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Feb 2011

Nuance Advances Voice Biometrics Portfolio through Launch of VocalPassword and FreeSpeech

These are the first new voice biometrics offerings based on the combination of Nuance and PerSay multichannel verification solutions.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 27 Jan 2011

Nuance Aquires PerSay

Nuance hopes to expand its offerings in the voice authentication market.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 22 Dec 2010

Standards Hit Speech on the Web and Voice Biometrics

ANSI and W3C capped a busy summer with the release of new recommendations that provide more global reach.
FYI, Posted 01 Nov 2010

A Matter of Time

Has two years improved voice verification growth?
Voice Value, Posted 01 Nov 2010

World's First Nationwide Voice Identification System Deployed in MexicoListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The system will help Mexican law enforcement agencies collect, manage, and search the database of hundreds of thousands of voiceprints.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 17 Aug 2010

ANSI Publishes Voice Biometric Data StandardListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The standard lays out the type and format of information that should accompany recordings.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 17 Aug 2010

West Chooses Anakam to Improve Security

The deployment will allow for a third level of authentication in the West at Home Service.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 30 Jun 2010

BBN Works to Improve Rapid Foreign Language ProcessingListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The company hopes to achieve 90 percent accuracy or better
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 21 Jun 2010

Smartphones: The New Frontier for Voice BiometricsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Conference speakers tout the technology's potential for making mobile transactions more secure.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 07 May 2010

Trendspotting

Can the market identify with voice biometrics?
FYI, Posted 03 May 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

Top Three Israeli Banks Roll Out Persay Voice Biometrics

Voice biometrics is poised to become mainstream authentication technology for remote services and applications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Apr 2010

Huawei Partners with PerSay for Voice Biometrics

Alliance significantly increases PerSay's ability to deliver its voice biometrics products globally.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Apr 2010

Salmat VeCommerce Identifies with Salmat Brand and Extends Services Portfolio

The company also appoints a new general manager for the EMEA region.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Apr 2010

G4S Justice Services Selects PerSay as Voice Biometrics Vendor

Immediate deployments worldwide will use PerSay VocalPassword as part of G4S suite of electronic monitoring services.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Mar 2010

Security in the Cloud

Your data is secure with low-cost hosting options for voice biometrics.
Cover Story, Posted 08 Mar 2010

Voxeo Partners with Four Key Voice Biometrics Providers

Voxeo delivers voice verification, with major vendors providing solutions for every need.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 09 Feb 2010

Call Centers Violate PCI Standards

Ninety-seven percent still retain credit card information in call recordings.
FYI, Posted 10 Jan 2010

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

Safeguarding Your Voice Infrastructure

Breaking into your customer-service operation may be easier than you think, but it doesn't have to be.
Sponsored Guest Commentary, Posted 20 Apr 2009

Vianix Gets the Year Off to a New SPARTListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

New offering remolds MASC audio compression technology into an ASR heavyweight.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 14 Jan 2009

How the West Was Won, by PerSayListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

West Interactive partners with voice security firm to add hosted voice biometrics to its outsourced solutions set.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 18 Dec 2008

VCG Launches Biometric Payments System

New service offers biometrically authorized payments via phone.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 16 Dec 2008

VeCommerce Adds Voice to Xpress Bill Pay

Xpress Bill Pay contracted with voice self-service solutions provider VeCommerce to provide voice processing as part of its online payment capability.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Dec 2008

Automated Voice Authentication Is Unveiled

Vicorp introduces a new speech self-service solution portfolio focused on credit card fraud prevention.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 19 Nov 2008

Victrio Launches Voice-Based Call Screening SystemListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

System creates voiceprint database to stop credit card fraud and identity theft.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 16 Oct 2008

Voice: The New Fingerprint?

Voice biometric consultants and technology are ready to fight back against fraudsters.
Cover Story, Posted 01 Jun 2007

Classifying Classifications

Biological and language factors should be considered to improve the performance of speech processing systems.
Forward Thinking, Posted 01 Jun 2007

IVR Security Is A Necessary Evil

British firm Biometric Security warned last month that the unceasing need for customers to remember new PINs and passwords is becoming unsustainable and could lead to customer churn.
FYI, Posted 01 Apr 2007

Hosted Speech: Trend or Foe?

A roundtable discussion with members of the hosted speech community reveals the benefits and concerns with a hosted speech solution
Feature, Posted 01 Mar 2007

Empowering Customers: The AvMed Way

Created in 1969 as a prepaid health care system for pilots in the Miami aviation industry, AvMed Health Plans is Florida's largest, not-for-profit health plan serving employers in the major metropolitan areas of Florida.
Deployments, Posted 01 Mar 2006

2005 Speech Solutions Winners

For four years Speech Technology Magazine has recognized the individuals and companies whose efforts have propelled the speech industry forward. Upon being nominated and then approved as a candidate in the topic area; winners were then selected by online voting of the readers of Speech Technology Magazine. The categories and winners are: …
Feature, Posted 30 Aug 2005

Milestones in Speech Technology – Past and Future!

The Past:Speech and language, and the mysteries and magic surrounding them, have a long and venerable history, reaching back into mythological time. Only in this past half century have serious inroads been made into understanding them well enough to be able to emulate them with computer technology. Many top-notch researchers and engineers worldwide have contributed critical pieces to these puzzles. The examples discussed here illustrate just a few of the key milestones, both technical and…
Feature, Posted 30 Aug 2005

Speech Technology with Impact - Speech Analytics Evolves a Step Further

Speech analytics (SA) is the application of speech technologies to the analysis of discourse, whether the speech consists of recorded calls from a contact center, wiretap, or some other form of media. A dozen or more vendors are now marketing such analytics, solo or in conjunction with complimentary products, primarily to companies for use in contact centers.
Voice Value, Posted 20 Jun 2005

Chuck Buffum and Jeff Scheel of Vocent

Q & A, Posted 01 Feb 2005

Dan Miller, analyst, Opus Research

Dan Miller, analyst at OPUS Research, explains that Service Automation Expo attendees will learn what their counterparts in a cross-section of industries are doing to upgrade their self-service infrastructures including plans to upgrade their IVRs, implement more advanced TTS, speaker verification and ultimately natural language understanding (NLU).
Q & A, Posted 01 Feb 2005
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