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Speech Tech Columns

People with Disabilities Helped Launch Speech Tech. Don’t Leave Them Behind

Design solutions that eliminate difficulties.

Why Speech Tech Is Key to a Well-Rounded Metaverse

Voice adds an exciting fourth dimension to 3-D virtual worlds.

Deepfakes Raise Ethical Questions

Any technology—no matter how well-intentioned—can usually be exploited by those who wish to do us harm.

Speech Technology’s Next Frontier: Developing Countries

Low-resource languages in South Africa and elsewhere are finally catching the attention of speech tech developers.

Speech Tech Case Studies & Market Spotlights

Market Spotlight: Hotels Offer a Room for Voice Assistants

As travel slowly starts to return following COVID-19 lockdowns, hotels today need to place a strong emphasis on safety and comfort. For many, speech-enabled in-room virtual assistants are the answer.

Market Spotlight: Retail Eyes a Sharp Increase in Voice-Assisted Shopping

While voice technology has been around for a while, its use as a consumer shopping aide really only emerged just a few short years ago, starting when Amazon unleashed its first Echo device on the world.

Voice Provides a More Immersive Gaming Experience

As natural language has crept into the gaming world, gamers today can use voice as a controller, interact with characters during game play, communicate with other players in multiplayer and role-playing games, and so much more.

Market Spotlight: Nonprofits Use Speech to Their Benefit

With limited budgets and resources, many nonprofits find it difficult to adopt new technologies as quickly as for-profit entities. But that disadvantage is lessening, thanks to more affordable and accessible speech products.

Speech Technology Reports and Research

How to Choose the Best Speech-to-Text Engine

Sponsored by Speechmatics

Modernize the Customer Experience with Conversational IVR

Sponsored by [24]7.ai

The Ultimate Contact Center KPI Playbook

Sponsored by Observe.AI

The Ultimate Guide to Speech-to-Text Technology

Sponsored by Speechmatics

How-to Guide: Transforming Your Financial Services CX with AI

Sponsored by [24]7.ai

Learn How to Automate your Business with Voice Technology

Sponsored by Deepgram

Why Voice is the New User Experience

Sponsored by Deepgram