Speech Technology Magazine


Category: Translation/Globalization/Localization Services

CELI Leverages Nuance Transcription Engine

The OEM technology partnership will lead to the development of new solutions for enhanced automated communication between customers and operators.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Sep 2018

Translations.com Launches Subtitling Powered By AI Technology On Love Nature 4K Channel

TransPerfect division brings new technology to media and entertainment.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Aug 2018

AppTek Awarded Strategic U.S. Government Contract for Machine Translation in Support of U.S. Army

Department of the Army Contracting Command-Aberdeen Proving Grounds (Belvoir Division) selects AppTek for $1.5M Contract for Machine Foreign Language Translation System (MFLTS).
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Aug 2018


We present the thinkers and innovators who are creating new tools and approaches for speech technology—and fostering the next generation of talent.
Feature, Posted 06 Aug 2018

The 2018 Speech Industry Star Performers

These cutting-edge vendors are leading the way in AI, analytics, natural language, smart speakers, and more. 
Feature, Posted 01 Aug 2018

Speech Translation Helps Multilingual Conferences Express Themselves

New technology means that speech translation is quicker, more accurate, and cheaper than ever—and international conference goers will reap the benefits
In Other Words, Posted 23 Jul 2018

Chatting with the Rest of the World: Designing Multilingual Chatbots

Even though experienced Voice User Interface (VUI) designers are hyper-sensitive to the importance of good localization over blind translation—and to the challenges of conversational automation in general—our UI team was surprised at the number of complex roadblocks we ran into when localizing a chatbot for our large international client. Read on to find out what you need to consider before undertaking a similar project.
Industry Voices, Posted 13 Jun 2018

Sourcenext to Market Travis Voice Translator

Sourcenext will act as the exclusive distributor of Travis' Pocketalk devices in the U.S. and Canada.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Jan 2018

Speech: The Solution for ‘What’ Ails You

The benefits of speech extend through every step of the medical process, from making appointments to receiving diagnoses
Editor's Letter, Posted 10 Nov 2017

Speechmatics Releases Automatic Linguist

Speechmatics' Automatic Linguist offers a unique AI framework capable of learning new languages in a matter of days.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 08 Nov 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

Raytheon to Deploy Speech-Based Translation Tools to the U.S. Army

The deployment will involve battlefield speech-to-speech and text-to-text translation for soldiers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Jun 2017

AppTek Updates Talk2Me Speech App

Talk2Me is a bi-directional speech-to-speech translation app.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Mar 2017

Mobilearn Offers Swedish Government Information in Persian Using TTS

New refugees arriving in Swedfen have access to government information in their native Persian Farsi.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Mar 2017

SYSTRAN Releases SYSTRAN.io Translation APIs

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

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

BBC Pilots Automatic Translation Tool

Technology automatically converts news scripts to other languages and speaks them aloud with text-to-speech synthesis.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 21 Dec 2015

Lionbridge and Rocket Sound Partner of Videogame Voice Solution

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

Digital Alert Systems Offers Translation for Emergency Alerts

DASDEC OmniLingual Alert Module simplifies the delivery of emergency alert text and voice messages in multiple languages.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Apr 2015

Microsoft Adds More Speech Capabilities to Skype Translator

New languages, vocal warnings, and control options round out Phase 2 of Skype Translate.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 09 Apr 2015

ABC-CLIO Adds TTS, Translation Services

Video learning modules, text-to-speech and translation capabilities provide educators new approaches to teaching historical concepts and critical thinking.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Feb 2015

Skype Translator Emerges

FYI, Posted 02 Feb 2015

Skype Translator Emerges in Preview Version

Microsoft yesterday released a limited version of its real-time, speech-enabled translator.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 16 Dec 2014

Skype Translator Trials to Start Soon

Microsoft is now taking pre-registrations for Skype Translator.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Nov 2014

Translate Your World Launches Medical Translation App

The hospital app can translate speech in up to 78 languages.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Jul 2014

SpeechTrans Releases SpeechOne API

Patent-pending SpeechOne API from SpeechTrans enables real-time recording, dictation, translation, transcription, conferencing, and communication with devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2014

SpeechTrans Moves Translation Services to Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure brings automatic cloud storage for SpeechTrans dictations and translations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 May 2014

SpeechStorm Partners with GM Voices

GM Voices will provide localization for SpeechStorm's IVRs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 May 2014

Narrowing the Call Center Language Gap

Simultaneous interpretation tools save time and money.
In Other Words, Posted 30 Apr 2014

SpeechTrans Updates SpeechTrans Ultimate for Windows 8.1

SpeechTrans Ultimate for Windows 8.1 offers real-time speech-to-speech translation, dictation, and instant messaging on Facebook, Google Talk, Yahoo!, and AIM.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 17 Apr 2014

AppTek Integrates Omnifluent Technology with AP ENPS

AppTek's Omnifluent transcription and translation products are now available through AP's news production system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Apr 2014

AppTek Releases Omnifluent Mobile Speech Translation Apps

Bidirectional apps provide real-time speech and text translation on iOS devices.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 10 Feb 2014

RingPlus Launches In-Call Mobile Voice Apps

Several of the speech-enabled apps available now include real-time transcription, recording, and translation.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 10 Jan 2014

SpeechTrans Partners with Intel

The partnership between SpeechTrans and Intel will increase access to translation technology on Intel-based devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Dec 2013

Mobile Device Translations Get in the Game

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

AppTek Acquires the Omnifluent Human Language Technology from Leidos

The deal includes all automated speech recognition and machine translation software covering more than 30 languages and dialects.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Nov 2013

Natural Language Processing Market To Grow Rapidly

MarketsandMarkets predicts the natural language processing market will grow at 21.1 percent annually through 2018.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 15 Oct 2013

Translate Your World Teams Up with ReadSpeaker

Companies to combine voice-to-subtitles system with subtitles-to-voice capabilities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Sep 2013

Facebook to Acquire Mobile Technologies

Jibbigo translator solution to be integrated into the social networking site.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 13 Aug 2013

LinguaSys to License and Distribute OPI Translate Application

Solution provides mobile device translation of text and speech.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 07 Aug 2013

New Automated Web Translator Launches

Translate Your World releases an app that relies on human and automated translations for Web events.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 01 Jul 2013

Voice Translation Hits Its Stride

Cross-language communication is globalizing business and affecting the world.
In Other Words, Posted 01 May 2013

TranscribeMe Launches Spanish Audio-to-Text Transcription

TranscribeMe brings its transcription service to the Spanish-speaking market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Mar 2013

GM Voices Adds Translation and Localization Services

New international offerings for print, audio, video, or Web help businesses tell their stories in any language. i
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Mar 2013

VoicePort Inks Deal With WellSpan Health

Offers solutions to meet HIPAA requirements.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 Mar 2013

Voice Travel Mate Is Launched

The translation app can cross-translate 40,000 phrases between 10 languages with a genuine human voice playback.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Nov 2012

SpeechTrans Announces New Translator App for Windows 8

SpeechTrans' speech-to-speech translation software is now available through the Windows Store.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Oct 2012

SpeechTrans Collaborates with HP

Translation software featured on HP MyRoom on Microsoft Windows 8.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 Oct 2012

Jibbigo Launches Free Translator App

The product offers more than 20 languages and offline functionality.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Oct 2012

Enabling the Disabled

Developments in assistive technologies are removing barriers for many.
Feature, Posted 10 Sep 2012

Google Voice Search Adds 13 Languages

100 million more speakers will now have access.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Aug 2012

Certify Adds Multiple Languages for Global Use

Users can select from 64 languages for expense reporting.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 Jul 2012

U-STAR Releases VoiceTra4U-M App

Allows as many as five users to communicate in different languages.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Jul 2012

Mobile Technologies Unveils First Real-Time Lecture Translation System

The solution uses machine learning technology to serve up English subtitles in real time.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Jun 2012

SRI Wins U.S. Military Translation Technology Contract

The DARPA-funded project will involve speech and translation technologies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 May 2012

US Army Selects Voci to Prototype Automated Language Recognition System

Voci's language identification technologies will enhance automated speech-to-speech language translation.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 May 2012

Ortsbo Initiates U.S. Patent Process for New E-Reader Language Translator App

Company prepares to enter new market
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Mar 2012

Raytheon BBN Snags $5.5M U.S. Army Contract

Company to fill translation gap.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Jan 2012

Speech-to-Speech Translators to Aid in Soccer Event

Ectaco shipped 1,500 iTRAVL devices to the Ukraine for use during the 2012 UEFA Championship.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 21 Dec 2011

Nuance Gives SayHi Translate App a Voice

Dragon Mobile SDK powers SayHi's translation app in seven languages via the Nuance Mobile Developer Program.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Sep 2011

Automated Translation Saves Thousands

But proper implementation requires meticulous preparation
In Other Words, Posted 01 Sep 2011

SpeechTrans Translation App Available on Android Devices

The app features unlimited multilanguage translations and integration with Facebook chat.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Aug 2011

SAIC Launches Hybrid Machine Translation Solution

New offering can do translations in context and is adaptive.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Aug 2011

Loquendo TTS Powers Universal Translator App with Voice and Image Processing for BlackBerry and iPhone

RantNetwork announces the integration of Loquendo TTS in Communilator, a voice and photo translation application for smartphones.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Jun 2011

SpeechTrans Offers Mobile Translation App for Hearing Impaired

Custom-designed speech recognition app gives the hearing impaired freedom to engage in personal multi-language conversations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jun 2011

Global Presentations Using TTS And Automated Translation

It's the future of sales materials, worldwide customer support, and corporate media
In Other Words, Posted 01 May 2011

What's In A Name?

Personalization means more than being on a first-name basis with customers
Cover Story, Posted 01 Mar 2011

Jibbigo Voice Translators Now Available for French, German, Korean, and Tagalog

Speech-to-speech iPhone application doesn't require an Internet or phone connection.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Dec 2010

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

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

Loquendo Powers New Speech Enabled Translation App

GanganJH creates innovative language learning tool for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Nov 2010

Alelo Has a Busy SummerListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The interactive language-learning programs manufacturer wins some prime contracts and launches new programs.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 10 Aug 2010

omNovia Will Provide a Translation Solution for WebinarsListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The solution can also be leveraged with CRM and social media, such as Twitter.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 09 Aug 2010

Future Apps Provides an Update for iSpeak Translator App

The update will allow users to translate three new languages.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 01 Jul 2010

Want to Be Multilingual? There's an App for ThatListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

Cellictica releases a speech-to-speech translation application for the iPhone.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 26 May 2010

Mobility Ubiquity

Can speech make it on mobile devices?
Voice Value, Posted 08 Mar 2010

Sakhr's Arabic Language Buddy

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

Arabic Voice Translator Debuts for iPhoneListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

A new English-to-Arabic speech translator for iPhone is available at Apple's App Store.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 22 Sep 2009

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

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

AppTek Launches Hybrid Machine Translation SoftwareListen to this article in TTS, powered by Loquendo

The solution provides advances in translation software via a combination of statistical and rule-based methodologies.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 02 Mar 2009

Bringing Video to the Voice Arena

The latest speech application development tools allow programmers to incorporate video applications as well.
Feature, Posted 01 May 2007

Audio Search and Mining: A Look at Unstructured Data

Members of the audio search and mining industry find a voice for search.
Feature, Posted 01 Apr 2007

The Art and Science of War

U.S. forces in Iraq are stepping up field testing of speech translation devices.
Cover Story, Posted 01 Apr 2007

Reaching Across the Language Barrier

An instant language translation solution can improve accuracy by focusing on meaning and not perfect grammar.
Feature, Posted 09 Nov 2006

Creating a Successful Spanish Speech System

Feature, Posted 03 Jul 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

Most Innovative Solutions Awards 2005

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

The Role of Speech in Healthcare

According to the American Medical Association (AMA), there is a nationwide shortage of more than 168,000 nurses and other health care professionals. With 60 percent of emergency rooms working at or above capacity, it is essential that hospitals utilize their staff and time carefully, which is becoming more difficult to accomplish as more and more people are turning to the emergency room for care. CDC reports from 2002 estimate that approximately 110.2 million visits were…
Feature, Posted 06 Mar 2005
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