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Teaching with Speech

Voice technology has infiltrated the learning environment, improving schools for students and educators alike

As Speech Translation Advances, Barriers Continue to Fall

Technology improvements have pushed speech translation out to a smaller world

Companies Turn to IVAs to Deal with COVID Surges

Automated voice solutions have helped contact centers handle rising interaction volume during the pandemic

Overcoming Bias Requires an AI Reboot

Biases in artificial intelligence can be mitigated with multiple programmers

Speech Continues to Advance in the Contact Center

Companies should look to further automate customer service with voice technologies

Marketers Need to Optimize for Voice Search

The voice channel presents unique opportunities and challenges for marketers

Speech Technology's 2020 People's Choice Awards

The votes are in. You have spoken!

The State of the Speech Technology Industry

Artificial intelligence is improving almost every aspect of the speech industry.

The State of Speech Engines

Solutions are still trying to crack the conversational code

The State of Speech Developer Platforms

Vendors focus on back-end system integration and portability

The State of Speech Analytics

Speech analytics is at the heart of digital transformations

The State of Intelligent Virtual Assistants

IVA vendors shift from a horizontal to a vertical focus

The State of Voice Biometrics

Voice biometrics moves downstream

The State of Assistive Technology

Accessibility solutions expand to new populations

The State of Artificial Intelligence

As AI becomes ubiquitous, voice technologies improve and expand into more areas

What Speech Technology Buyers Really Want: How to Meet the Needs of Enterprise Customers

The potential for speech technology to transform the enterprise is there, but more work is needed to improve the enterprise application development infrastructure to make buyers happy

How Speech Technologies Can Level the Playing Field

Speech tech is a major driver behind assistive devices—ones that incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning and benefit from faster processing speeds and internet connectivity—that are helping people with all sorts of disabilities

Transformation in the Contact Center

Customer service has moved from call centers to a multichannel and now omnichannel customer experience approach, with cloud-based communications, well-designed IVR, and powerful reporting capabilities thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), chatbots, natural language processing (NLP), and more.

Artificial Intelligence and the Customer Journey

The combination of AI and speech technology is transforming the way marketers think about customer experience, but many are still hesitant to put plans into action, as consumer expectations may outpace technological reality.

How IVR with a Human Touch is Changing Healthcare

By putting "the human touch" into its IVR, executives at Wolters Kluwer Health are finding patients to be more responsive to automated calls, thereby reducing staffing costs and improving patient care.