Speech Technology Magazine

Category: Speech Recognition

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

St. Lukes University Health Network to Deploy M*Modal

The central Pennsylvania healthcare system will implement M*Modal's Fluency Direct and CDI Engage solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 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

E-Complish Launches DirectPay IVR

DirectPay is an interactive voice response system for accepting payments over the phone.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Aug 2017

LumenVox Partners with M&C

M&C Associates achieves LumenVox Skills certification.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Aug 2017

Winscribe Launches Winscribe Text Version 8.3

Winscribe's Text 8.3 medical document management system provides new features that enable better documentation control and improved efficiency.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Aug 2017

IVR Technology Group Launches Prestophone

Prestophone is a cloud-based voice platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Aug 2017

GreenKey Awarded Patent for Scribe

GreenKey has received a U.S. patent for its speech-to-text engine for financial markets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Aug 2017

VoiceBase Partners with Voxbone

VoiceBase integrates its recording and speech analytics offering into Voxbone's communications platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Aug 2017

AppTek Announces Media Syncing Platform

AppTek's Auto-Sync Platform aligns existing transcripts to the original media asset.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 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

AudioEye Partners with Autism Organizations

AudioEye to provide digital accessibility solution to the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center and First PlaceAZ.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Aug 2017

Voice Recognition Market to Reach $18.3 Billion by 2023

Research firm MarketsandMarkets upped its predictions for the value of the speech and voice recognition markets to reflect a growing use of voice biometrics in the financial sector.
Speech Technology News Features, 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

NewVoiceMedia Adds Conversation Analyzer Speech Analytics

NewVoiceMedia has introduced Conversation Analyzer as part of the Summer '17 release of ContactWorld.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 31 Jul 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

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

Avreo Adds Nuance Dictation

Nuance's voice recognition is embedded into Avreo interWORKS RIS/PACS for radiologists.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Jul 2017

Vuzix Updates Its SDK

Voice technology enhancements make the Vuzix M300 more robust and capable in noisy environments.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Jul 2017

AppTek, Square Box, and JB&A Partner

Square Box is including AppTek's ASR into the CatDV platform for full transcript, time-stamped metadata.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Jul 2017

AppTek Launches Speaker-Change Recognition

AppTek integrates its latest speaker change technology into its closed captioning platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Jul 2017

iFLYTEK Speech Recognition Now Available for CEVA Audio/Voice DSPs

The tightly integrated solution targets voice-enabled consumer electronic devices and IoT.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 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

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

In-Car Speech Systems Still Need to Improve

The voice recognition connected to most in-car infotainment systems is still poor, according to Strategy Analytics.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Jun 2017

Voicebox Releases Talisman Embedded Speech Recognition

Talisman is designed for embedded applications like automative and smart devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jun 2017

Robust Growth Projected for Voice and Facial Biometrics

The global market for such solutions will grow by 18 percent per year through 2025, according to Persistence Market research.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 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

Zang Adds Speech to Zang Cloud

Zang has added speech recognition and improved TTS technology to its business communications platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jun 2017

KEYPR Lets Hotel Guests Access Services with Voice

KEYPR's new voice feature is one of many added to the hotel guest room platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Jun 2017

ZyDoc Introduces TrackDoc Connect Dictation Solution

ZyDoc TrackDoc Connect is an enterprise cloud-based platform for transcription, EHR data entry and analytics.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 Jun 2017

Nuance Partners with CallMiner

The partnership has led to the creation of a voice of the customer analytics solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 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

IBM's Watson Talks with Museum Visitors

The Watson-based 'Voice of Art' Project at Pinacoteca de Sao Paulo offers museum-goers an interactive, personalized experience.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 Jun 2017

Sensory Adds AI to TrulyNatural

Sensory's latest additions to TrulyNatural speech recognition bring chatbot and avatar technology to consumer devices and apps.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Jun 2017

VoiceVault Releases Fusion 9 Biometrics Engine

VoiceVault Fusion 9 release was designed with tighter protections against voice spoofing.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 07 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

Acapela Makes Buying Bus Tickets Easier with Voice

Quickomat self-service ticket vending machines are now accessible with Acapela voices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 May 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

Bright Pattern Integrates Google Cloud Speech

Bright Pattern now integrates with Google Cloud Speech to expand its network of out-of-the-box speech recognition integration options.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 May 2017

Nuance Launches Security Suite

New Security Suite integrates facial and behavioral biometrics with voice biometrics solutions, to secure customer service interactions across channels. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 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

Enacomm Introduces Credit Unions to Voice Assistants

Enacomm Voice Authentication lets credit unions provide a secure solution for personal banking.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 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

Sensory Updates TrulySecure Biometrics Solution

TrulySecure receives updated deep learning algorithms that boost its accuracy and liveness detection. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 May 2017

GreenKey Partners with iMarket

GreenKey and iMarket have teamed up to interconnect their voice technologies for financial services firms.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 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

StubHub Introduces a Skill for Microsoft Cortana

StubHub's Cortana Skill lets users find activities and buy tickets througfh a conversational interface.
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

GreenKey Files Patent for Scribe Voice Trading Solution

VoiceKey has applied for a U.S. patent for its Scribe speech-to-text application for financial services firms.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 May 2017

Inbenta Joins inContact inCloud Ecosystem Partner Program

The partnership allows users of inContact's cloud contact center software to add conversational chatbot technology. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 May 2017

West Virginia University Health System to Implement M*Modal Solutions

WVU Medicine chooses M*Modal's cloud-based documentation platform for its speech and real-time cognitive technologies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 May 2017

Hospitals Choose Nuance’s Computer-Assisted Physician Documentation

A string of hospitals all over the country have turned to Nuance recently for their dication needs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 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

Tobii Dynavox Launches PCEye Plus with Speech Recognition

PCEye Plus is an eye-tracking device and speech recognition device to help the disabled operate computers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 May 2017

Nuance Enhances Dragon Law Enforcement

New customizations and improved documentation capabilities with Nuance Deep Learning round out the system upgrades.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 May 2017

Rand McNally Introduces OverDryve 8 Pro Truck Voice App

OverDryve 8 Pro brings together navigation, SiriusXM radio, voice assistance, and more.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 May 2017

Lexus Partners with Xevo and Voicebox

The partnership will expand voice capabilities and connectivity in select Lexus vehicles.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 May 2017

Transamerica Launches Voice Biometrics and NLU Solutions

New Voice Pass technology enables Transamerica customers to use their voices for authentication.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 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

Georgia Tourism Voicemails Transcribed to Emails

A custom voicemail-to-email app allows tourism centers to respond quickly to voicemails left after hours and during busy times
Deployments, Posted 24 Apr 2017

Overheard Underheard

Under-the-radar speech news
FYI, Posted 24 Apr 2017

Speech Recognition Nears Human Accuracy

IBM's Switchboard speech recognition system achieves a new industry record error rate of just 5.5 percent, near the 5.1 percent error rate of humans
FYI, Posted 24 Apr 2017

Speech Technology Can Make the Boardroom Accessible to All

Workplaces must be opened up to those who are hearing-, sight-, and physically impaired. The speech industry can help lead the way.
In Other Words, Posted 24 Apr 2017

Voice-First Bots and the Future of IVR

The success of Siri, Alexa, and the like can only benefit IVR solutions
Interact, Posted 24 Apr 2017

Using Speech to Combat Robocalls, ANI Spoofing, and Fraud

With voice biometrics and interactive voice response technologies, companies can drastically reduce call center chaos
Feature, 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

If Speech Will Help, Bring It On!

The companies bold enough to deploy speech technologies to combat fraud have seen tremendous results.
Editor's Letter, Posted 24 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

VoiceInteraction Updates Closed Captioning and Media Monitoring Solutions

VoiceInteraction releases new versions of its solution to produce automatic closed captions and its robust Media Monitoring system, both targeted for TV broadcasters and media-related companies.
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

OnviSource Integrates Nuance Transcription Engine into Captora

Nuance's Transcription Engine is being used by OnviSource's speech-to-text and analytics solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Apr 2017

Clarabridge Adds Voice Transcription and Advanced Analytics for Contact Centers

CX Contact Center solution transcribes recorded calls and applies text and sentiment analytics to
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Apr 2017

Cloud9's Voice Trading Solution Is SOC-2 Certified

Cloud9's voice and analytics technologies have earned the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type II certification for security.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Apr 2017

Voicebox Australia Previews Location Intelligence

Voicebox Australia has made a number of breakthroughs via its partnership with Macquarie University.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Apr 2017

Dragon Medical One Dictates Big Savings for Edward-Elmhurst Health

The healthcare provider cuts costs and time requirements with the speech recognition solution
Deployments, Posted 03 Apr 2017

Cognitive Code to Release SILVIA Conversational AI Platform

The SILVIA platform will allow developers to add natural language conversations to gaming and entertainment apps.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 31 Mar 2017

BigHand Announces Voice and Template Management Integration

The integration between BigHand Voice v5.0.5 and BigHand Create v7.5 will automate more of the document production process.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Mar 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

Progressive Launches Voice App for Google Home

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

Puerto Rico Supplies Group Upgrades to Voxware VMS

PRSG upgraded its distribution center to Voxware's Voice Management Suite for real-time visibility and performance management.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Mar 2017

Nuance Partners with Epic on Computer-Assisted Physician Documentation

Nuance's CAPD technology is embedded into Epic's electronic health records systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Mar 2017

Kirusa Launches InstaVoice

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

RealWear Starts Shipping HMT-1 Voice-Driven, Hands-Free, Head-Mounted Tablets

RealWear's HMT-1 voice-driven, hands-free, head-mounted tablet supports 10 languages.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 Mar 2017

TiVo Partners with Sky to Launch Voice Search

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

Theatro Unveils Voice-Assisted Selling Apps

Theatro works with CloudTags to develop an app for retail store associates helping customers on the sales floor.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 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

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

Speech Processing Solutions Launches Philips SpeechExec Pro 10

Speech Processing Solutions has introduced the first complete Philips voice workflow solution with Nuance Dragon Professional speech recognition.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Mar 2017

AppTek Updates Talk2Me Speech App

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

Idaho Relay Offers Speech-to-Speech Service for State Residents

Idaho Relay has begun providing visually assisted speech-to-speech service for state residents who have difficulty speaking.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 Mar 2017

HearMeOut Launches in the U.S.

The voice-based social media platform has entered the U.S. market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 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

IBM Speech Recognition Nears Human Rate

IBM says the speech recognition accuracy of its Switchboard system is 5.5 percent.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 09 Mar 2017

AppTek Launches Streaming Audio API

AppTek's Streaming API service allows for live transcription of streaming audio using automatic speech recognition.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 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

Sphera Incorporates Speech-to-Text into Its Risk Reporting Tool

The Sphera Assessments mobile app lets workers report operational risks with their mobile devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Mar 2017

STC Partners with iVoice for Voice Picking Solution

The GOLAS system provides hands-free, eyes-free voice picking for warehouse workers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Mar 2017

M*Modal Launches Virtual Scribing Program

M*Modal's Virtual Scribing extends its Advanced Clinical Documentation Solution Suite.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 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

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

The Christian Broadcasting Network Selects CallMiner Eureka

The TV network will deploy Eureka speech analytics across three call centers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Mar 2017

Domino's Launches DRU Assist Virtual Assistant

DRU Assist is based on Nuance's Nina conversational virtual assistant.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 02 Mar 2017

HEAD Acoustics Launches Voice Control Analysis Software

Voice Control Analysis System is a software package for evaluating speech recognition systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Feb 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

Sensory and Rubidium Partner to Bring Alexa to Qualcomm Chips

Sensory and Rubidium are offering software support for Alexa trigger word on Qualcomm Bluetooth Audio SoCs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Feb 2017

Cadence Adds Alango and Waves Audio Technologies to Tensilica DSPs

Alango Voice Communication and Voice Enhancement Packages and Waves Audio's Nx Virtual Reality Audio Technology are now available for Cadence Tensilica HiFi digital signal processors.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 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

Nuance Partners with Epic for Healthcare Virtual Assistant

Together, Naunce and Epic are bringing intelligent virtual assistants to a number of assistive technologies for disabled veterans.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 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

Fraunhofer Debuts Solutions for Improved Speech Intelligibility and Speech-to-Text

New solutions from Fraunhofer will improve operations for call center agents.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 Feb 2017

Speech Technology as Job Creator—Not Job Replacer

Speech applications have often taken human jobs away. But could they soon lead to new opportunities?
Forward Thinking, Posted 17 Feb 2017

Market Spotlight: Advertising Has More Draw When Speech Is Included

Voice technologies are hard at work ensuring advertisers that their messages are getting out
FYI, Posted 17 Feb 2017

As Consumers Embrace Speech Technology, Contact Centers Must Adapt

With people accustomed to the likes of Siri and Alexa, poorly designed IVRs aren't going to cut it
Inside Outsourcing, Posted 17 Feb 2017

How Private Is Medical Speech Data?

Not very, as ‘anonymized' data and privacy policies show. Meaningful consent might be a start
Voice Value, Posted 17 Feb 2017

Speech Recognition and the Connected Car

The in-car speech experience is moving from basic command and control to natural interactions with automotive assistants
The View from AVIOS, Posted 17 Feb 2017

The 2017 State of the Speech Technology Industry: Interactive Voice Response

Becoming More Conversational
Cover Story, Posted 17 Feb 2017

The 2017 State of the Speech Technology Industry: Speech Engines

Harnessing Machine Learning
Cover Story, Posted 17 Feb 2017

Mondly Launches VR and Voice-Based Language Tool

The new VR app combines voice chatbot technology with speech recognition in virtual reality to create new way to learn a new language.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Feb 2017

Winscribe Updates Dictation for Android Mobile Devices

Winscribe has updated its digital dictation workflow management application for Android devices with a new design and greater functionality
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Feb 2017

Crescendo Releases Enhanced Crescendo Speech Dictation Solution

Crescendo Speech promises higher than 95 percent accuracy out of the box.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 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

Microsoft Advances Speech APIs

Microsoft moves Custom Speech Service from private preview to open trials.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 07 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

LumenVox Releases Version 15.1

LumenVox adds German, additional enhancements with Version 15.1 of its speech engine.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 03 Feb 2017

Winscribe Releases Winscribe Dictation 4.2.5

Winscribe Dictation now supports Grundig Digta SonicMic III and Philips SpeechMike 3700 and 3800 recorders, as well as increased compatibility with Dragon software, Citrix XenApp, and the latest Microsoft operating systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Feb 2017

Verint Partners with Content Guru

Cloud telephony provider Content Guru will deliver Verint workforce optimization and speech analytics solutions in the cloud.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Jan 2017

BJC HealthCare to Implement M*Modal Documentation Solutions

BJC selects M*Modal for speech recognition and clinical documentation improvement.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 30 Jan 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

Medical Field to Invest Heavily in NLP

The worldwide healthcare natural language processing market is expected to be worth $4.3 billion by 2024, according to Transparency Market Research.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 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

Clarabridge Tailors a Customer Solution for Banks

A comprehensive industry solution lets retail banks collect and act on customer feedback.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 17 Jan 2017

Neiman Marcus Last Call Stores Roll Out Theatro Voice-Controlled Wearables

Sales associates use Theatro's wearables to communicate with each other and back-office systems to improve customer interactions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Jan 2017

Speech Processing Solutions to Release Philips Voice Tracer

Voice Tracer is the latest line of digital audio recorders and dictation devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 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

SourceNext Launches iGotcha Voicemail Transcription

The iGotcha mobile app delivers instant voicemail transcripts in 11 languages across text, email, Facebook Messenger, or push notifications.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 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

Jumptoit Integrates with Microsoft Office and Azure and Google Cloud Machine Learning Platform

Jumptuit users can now edit documents and perform other tasks by voice through Microsoft and Google integrations.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 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

Fortemedia to License Cadence Tensilica Processors

Cadence's Tensilica Fusion F1 DSP will power Fortemedia's always-on smart microphone processor for voice trigger capabilities.
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

STC Partners with Falcon

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

M*Modal Awarded NOVAPLUS Contract by Vizient

The three-year deal covers technology-enabled transcription services and integrated workflow technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Dec 2016

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

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

BigHand Partners with Netrix

Partnership with Netrix expands BigHand's reach for its dictation software in the legal market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 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

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

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

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

Invoca Integrates IBM Watson for Real-Time Voice Analytics

Invoca adds Watson's voice analytics to its Voice Marketing Cloud.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 06 Dec 2016

M*Modal Releases Fluency and NLU Coding for Epic EHR

M*Modal NLU Coding is an advanced solution that can be integrated with the Epic coding workflow.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Dec 2016

Allegheny Health Network Selects M*Modal

With M*Modal's Fluency solution,Allegheny Health Network standardizes speech-driven radiology reporting.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 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

Chant Updates Its Developer Workbench

Chant Developer Workbench 2016 accelerates Universal Windows Platform speech technology integration.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 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

Winscribe Partners with Image Information Systems

The partnership brings Winscribe's speech-based dictation systems to Image's Med-Tab tablets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 21 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

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

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

Vocantas Partners with Kronos

The new aliance brings IVR to workforce management solutions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Nov 2016

BigHand Partners with All Covered

All Covered will help market and sell BigHand's digital dictation products in North America.
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

AppTek Partners with AD Digital

AppTek's speech technologies will strengthen AD Digital's portfolio for media solutions in Brazil.
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

Dallas311 Adds Natural Language IVR from Nuance

Nuance's conversational IVR phone system, Easy Speak, fields questions deliverded via natural language inputs.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 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

Emergent Partners with AppTek

Partnership brings speech recognition to Emergent's customers.
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

KnuVerse Unveils Speech Verification Platform

KnuVerse extends its portfolio with KnuFactor voice recognition and authentication products.
Speech Technology News Features, 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

Winscribe Becomes a Thomson Reuters Elite Integration Partner

The Winscribe and Thomson Reuters Elite partnership connects MatterSphere clients with digital dictation technologies.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 28 Oct 2016

IBM Launches Watson Virtual Agent

Watson Virtual Agent allows businesses to build and deploy conversational agents. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 27 Oct 2016

IBM Adds Voice to MobileFirst for iOS

IBM Watson can enhance existing enterprise apps with cognitive capabilities, including speech interaction and natural language processing.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 Oct 2016

Nuance Releases Dragon for Police

Dragon Law Enforcement is a dictation and voice control system designed specifically for police officers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 25 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

Nuance Adds Contextual Reasoning to Dragon Drive

Dragon Drive's Contextual Reasoning leverages automotive data and driver preferences to deliver a more intelligent connected car.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 18 Oct 2016

NoteVault Adds Features to Notes Application

The Notes construction reporting application has been updated with enhanced features for project documentation.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 13 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

Hamilton Relay Offers Captioning for Businesses

Hamilton CapTel for Business, interconnected by Tenacity, accommodates those with hearing loss in the workplace.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Oct 2016

Veritone Adds Speech Recognition to CMP

Veritone has partnered with VoiceBase to bring speech recognition capabilities to its Cognitive Media Platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 10 Oct 2016

LumenVox Set to Launch Version 15.0

LumenVox 15.0 features grammar and security enhancements.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 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

Aculab Adds ASR to the Aculab Cloud Platform

A new speech recognition feature adds to the text-to-speech capability that was already part of the platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 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

Florida Law Firm Cole, Scott, & Kissane Implements BigHand

Cole, Scott & Kissane chooses BigHand for digital dictation software.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Oct 2016

M*Modal Awarded Vizient Transcription Contract

Vizient members now have preferred access to M*Modal Clinical Documentation Solutions
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Oct 2016

Nuance Brings Embedded Dictation to the Car

Nuance's Dragon Drive car platform now includes embedded dictation capabilities without a cloud or data connection.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 03 Oct 2016

SoundHound Adds Uber and Yelp as Houndify Partners

Data form Uber and Yelp will be available from Uber and Yelp to developers using the Houndify voice platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Sep 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

DialogTech Launches Conversation Insight 2.0, Powered by Nuance Transcription Engine

DialogTech's newest version of Conversation Insight offers increased speed and accuracy.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 21 Sep 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

Nuance Partners with Imprivata

Imprivata's Cortext secure communications platform integrates with Nuance Dragon Medical One.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Sep 2016

Crestron Partners with Amazon

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

Nebraska Medicine Deploys Nuance for Dictation

Nebraska Medical is rolling out Nuance Drago Medical One, PowerMic Mobile, and Dragon Medical Advisor across its facilities.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Sep 2016

Phonexa Launches Call Logic Platform

Phonexa Call Logic is a complete cloud-based system for managing and tracking customer communications. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 14 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

[24]7 and Amdocs Partner

[24]7 is partnering with Amdocs to deliver intelligent, personalized customer support across all service channels, for the telecommunications industry. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 09 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

Winscribe Wins Dictation Contract with Higgs Fletcher & Mack

San Diego law firm Higgs Fletcher & Mack will implement Winscribe's Dictation and Speech Recognition solution.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 31 Aug 2016

Nuix Expands Its eDiscovery Suite

Nuix incorporates Voci's speech-to-text engine into its eDiscovery product suite.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 29 Aug 2016

Verint Launches Real-Time Speech Analytics

Verint Systems today unveiled several enhancements to its Real-Time Speech Analytics solution, which combines phonetic speech recognition and full transcription of calls with advanced language understanding. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 24 Aug 2016

nVoq Brings SayIt to Canada

SayIt cloud-based speech recognition from nVoq is now available in Canada.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 24 Aug 2016

CallMiner Partners with Cloud9

CallMiner and Cloud9 have forged a strategic partnership to bring customer engagement analytics to new European markets.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 23 Aug 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

Interactions Partners with Genesys

Genesys will offer Interactions' Curo Speech technology as part of its Genesys Voice Platform.
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

Strategy Analytics Finds Use of In-Car Voice Control Drops

The automotive industry needs to keep up with other consumer electronics when it comes to voice, the firm concludes.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Aug 2016

Nuance Adds Deep Learning to Dragon

Nuance's new releases of Dragon are powered by Nuance Deep Learning Technology and feature enhanced recorded audio transcription and up to 24 percent greater accuracy.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Aug 2016

ComputerTalk's ice Certified for Skype

ice Contact Center is certified for use with Microsoft's Skype for Business Server 2015. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Aug 2016

Interactions Raises $56 Million in VC Funding

The investment will fuel Interactions' development of core artificial intelligence and natural language technologies for customer care. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 12 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

Rhiza Launches Rhizabot, a Virtual Assistant for Analytics

Rhizabot delivers analytics via a conversational interface for sales and marketing professionals. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Aug 2016

VocaliD Launches BeSpoke Voices for Assistive Devices

Bespoke blends vocal DNA from those who can't speak with recordings from those who can to create unique voices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 08 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

InfraWare Receives Patent for Back-End Speech Recognition

InfraWare's latest patent covers formatting and punctuation within speech recognition output.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Aug 2016

TranscribeMe Launches First Draft Transcription Service

With TranscribeMe's First Draft service, on-demand transcripts start at just 79 center per audio minute.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 04 Aug 2016

Tobin Lucks Implements Winscribe

Winscribe's digital dictation and speech recognition software assisted the law firm in reducing outsourced transcription costs and improving document turnaround time.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Aug 2016

Adventist Health System to Implement M*Modal

Adventist Health System selects M*Modal as its transcription and front-end speech recognition platform provider.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 26 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

Sioux Falls to Roll Out Winscribe

Winscribe was chosen by the City of Sioux Falls, S.D., to replace its dictation and document workflow technology.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 22 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

TouchCommerce Partners with Nuance for TouchAssist

TouchAssist blends TouchCommerce's chat and virtual assistant technology with Nuance's Nina and natural language understanding technology.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 20 Jul 2016

Car Speech Systems Market to Grow 4.31 Percent Through 2020

Research and Markets has predicted robust growth for the automotive speech recognition systems market.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Jul 2016

Kia Expands Voice to More Car Models

Kia Motors America has made free Apple CarPlay and Android Auto software updates available in a growing line of vehicles.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 19 Jul 2016

Deloitte Launches Audio Assistant

Deloitte's Audio Assistant enables transcription of audio files hosted on the Relativity platform.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 18 Jul 2016

Voci Partners with TopBox

Voci and TopBox have teamed up to provide voice-based root cause analysis of contact center interactions.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 15 Jul 2016

Winscribe Releases Text v8.2

Winscribe Text v8.2 provides improved medical reporting, faster performance, and greater control of clinical documentation.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 Jul 2016

Interactive Northwest Releases INI AudioForms 3.0

INI AudioForms 3.0 is a speech-enabled IVR forms application.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 11 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

Cypher's ASR Filter Improves Speech in Noisy Environments

Cypher has developed a technology that uses deep neural networking to remove background noise from voice communications.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 08 Jul 2016

Dragon Drive Powers Chinese Car

Nuance's Dragon Drive powers the voice interface of SAIC's connected car Roewe RX5
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 07 Jul 2016

Mitel Expands MiContact Center

Mitel's expanded MiContact Center service offering brings more capabilities for mobile customers.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 05 Jul 2016

inContact Releases Customer Interaction Cloud 16.2

inContact's second major release of Customer Interaction Cloud for 2016, offers new capabilities across key components of its unified solution. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 01 Jul 2016

Radish Joins inContact inCloud Ecosystem Partner Program

The partnership will add Radish's ChoiceView visual IVR technology to inContact contact center deployments. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 01 Jul 2016

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

CallMiner Releases New Eureka Analytics Engine

The latest version of CallMiner Eureka offers improved speech recognition and reporting.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 30 Jun 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

Interactions Launches Curo Speech

Curo Speech is a platform for automatic speech recognition and text-to-speech building on AT&T's Watson technology.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 22 Jun 2016

Winscribe Partners with Speech Processing Solutions

Together Winscribe and Speech Processing Solutions will deliver bundled speech productivity solutions and flexible rental options.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 20 Jun 2016

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust to Roll Out Winscribe Text

Winscribe will deliver its clinical correspondence solution to support operational improvements at the English hospital system.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Jun 2016

With Speakeasy, Wavelink Adds Voice to Velocity

Wavelink's Speakeasy release lets warehouses voice-enable their Android mobile devices.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 16 Jun 2016

New Standards for Virtual Assistants Sought

The World Wide Web Consortium has formed a new community group to deal with virtual assistants.
Speech Technology News Features, Posted 13 Jun 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

VoiceBox Launches Voice SDK for Auto Makers

VoiceBox's fully integrated software development kit v5.0 provides a platform for creating in-car voice systems.
Speech Technology Digest, Posted 09 Jun 2016

Nuance Launches Velocity Clinical Documentation Software

Nuance Velocity is a clinical documentation solution based on Dragon Medical technology for