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Speech Technology Is Not Yet Conversational Technology

The industry still lacks tools to support true conversation

IVAs: Using AI to Serve Customers and Contact Centers

True omnichannel customer service is becoming closer to reality

How Can Speech Technology Help?

Looking at all the ways speech recognition can step up amid the pandemic

Amid the Pandemic, Speech Technologies Expand the Telehealth Options

The telehealth approach is now providing treatments across the healthcare spectrum

Mitigating Bias in Speech Recognition Systems

The fault, dear Siri, is not in our voices, but in our choices

Automated Solutions Have Become Work-from-Home Agents, Too

Adoption and interest in AI-infused capabilities got better because things got worse

Encountering a Technical Problem? You Too Can Be a Standards Author

Your brilliant new idea might just end up becoming a popular solution

Pandemic Gives a Glimpse of Life with a Disability

The day-to-day just got more complicated for us all

Speech Technology in the Midst of the Coronavirus

This is the time for speech technology—and all online communication technologies—to leap into action

There’s Tech for the Tough Spots

Businesses are now realizing that websites, online content, and product information need to be crafted in new ways so voice-based search engines not only recognize them but position them at the top of search results.

As Voice Assistants Multiply, When Will We Get a Registry?

VARs can help tame the Wild West of voice assistants

Voice Interfaces and Contactless Interactions

A shift in our preferences toward eliminating or reducing touchpoints seems inevitable

The Dilemma of AI Transparency

Humans are still suspicious of AI, even when we know what we're dealing with

Voice Self-Service Has Become More Popular—and It’s About to Get Much Better

Conversational self-service is moving closer to reality

Infusing AI and Speech into the Mobile Retail Customer Experience

AI-powered apps are employing speech as part of an all-important omnichannel approach

Consumer Voice Apps and Smart Devices Lead the Way for Speech Tech

Interface and data security challenges remain, however

Speech Recognition Has Finally Come of Age. Now What?

Relying on the likes of Amazon and Google presents challenges for buyers and providers alike

5G Presents Opportunities for Everyone, and That’s the Problem

It's a landmark for the enterprise—including criminal ones

Breakthroughs in Speech Are Just Beginning

Our writers consulted with industry experts across the major sectors of the speech technology landscape to determine the state of the industry

Assistive Devices Help Millions—but They Can (and Will) Go Further

Assistive speech technology needs to be both more available and more usable