Speech Technology Magazine


Category: User Interface Design

Will Speech Technology Keep Speech Free?

The technology is magical, but can be misused
Forward Thinking, Posted 29 Apr 2019

Q&A: Bruce Balentine on Discoverability and VUI

At the 2019 SpeechTEK Conference (April 29-May 1), Bruce Balentine, design consultant specializing in speech, audio, and multimodal user interfaces, will be presenting "Discoverability in Spoken user Interfaces." Conference Chair Jim Larson interviewed Balentine to get a sneak peek at the session and talk about discoverability.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 29 Mar 2019

Is App Development Moving Toward User Interface Management Systems?

App developers' jobs might be getting less complicated, again
Forward Thinking, Posted 26 Nov 2018

Q&A: Book Publishers Embrace Voice Technology and the Future

As voice technologies become ubiquitous, even book publishers aren't immune to the hottest trend in digital content. Speech Technology magazine recently had a chance to interview Bradley Metrock, CEO of Score Publishing, which owns and operates Digital Book World (DBW), about how voice is changing publishing. From the audiobook to Alexa, publishers are contending with the realities of a "voice-first" world.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 13 Sep 2018

Guidelines for Designing Chatbots (Video)

Ulster University Professor Michael McTear identifies key resources for chatbot design best practices as well as tools and frameworks for building voice-user interfaces in this clip from SpeechTEK 2018.
Industry Voices, Posted 07 Sep 2018

With Voice Design, Putting Callers First Is Always a Best Practice

VUI best practices come and go, but a customer-friendly framework never goes out of style
Inside Speech, Posted 16 Jul 2018

Ultra-Low-Power Development Kit Boosts Far-Field Speech Accuracy for Amazon Alexa Voice Service

DSP Group, Inc., a provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications, announced the availability of its HDClear 3-Mic Development Kit for Amazon Alexa Voice Service (AVS). Featuring DBMD5, DSP Group's advanced audio/voice processor, and its best-in-class HDClear voice enhancement processing technology, the new DSP Group Development Kit is a low-power solution for developers who want to quickly and easily build a range of high-accuracy Alexa-enabled devices — including smart speakers, wearable computing devices, smart home devices, and remote controls — without draining the battery.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Jul 2018

Adding Speech into the Cross-Platform Mix

Conversational interfaces that operate across platforms are a customer service must-have
Feature, Posted 02 Jul 2018

The Right Standard Makes Developers’ Jobs a Lot Easier

You'll never know whether a standard's a good fit if you don't try it out
Standards, Posted 18 Jun 2018

Engaging Younger Audiences with Voice: New Opportunities to Connect with a Younger Demographic

Younger consumers—those 18 to 24 years old—are helping to drive adoption of voice technology, yet a study by PwC shows their use of it remains low. What does this mean for companies in the speech sector, and where can inroads be made?
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 06 Jun 2018

What Will Future User Interfaces Look Like?

As we enter the 'immersive age,' we need to prepare for a whole new way of interacting
Forward Thinking, Posted 24 Apr 2017

Voice Design Tools Get a Redesign of Their Own

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

Pronexus Releases VB Voice 10.1

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

Interactive Northwest's AudioMenus Rated Avaya-Compliant

INI AudioMenus, an application that creates full-featured IVR menus and announcement,s is compatible with key Avaya customer engagement solutions. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2016

Nimblevox Launches in Australia

Inbound and outbound IVR available with OfficeHQ's virtual receptionist solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Jun 2016

Unibet Releases a Speech-Enabled Sports Betting App

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

Artificial Solutions Releases Teneo 4

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

Rules of Design Engagement

Share design thinking for the most effective buy-in.
Interact, Posted 02 Feb 2015
Companies: User Interface Design