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Features

Deepfakes: The Latest Trick of the Tongue

Tips to protect your organization against the growing threat of speech deepfakes.

Voice Biometrics Are Not 100 Percent Foolproof, but Steadily Improving

The technology has holes, but is more efficient than traditional password security.

2022 State of the Speech Technology Industry

The latest developments and trends in seven important sectors.

The 2022 State of Speech Engines

Innovation can't be denied, but challenges remain.

The 2022 State of Speech Development Platforms

2022 emerges as a turning point year.

The 2022 State of Speech Analytics

Analysis expands to new channels and use cases.

The 2022 State of Intelligent Virtual Assistants

More IVA building blocks are being put into place.

The 2022 State of Voice Biometrics

Technology expansion goes beyond the contact center.

The 2022 State of Assistive Technology

Expanding opportunities to improve everyday lives.

The 2022 State of Artificial Intelligence

Accuracy improves, but privacy concerns loom.

Building a Voice Brand Is a Sound Policy

As more marketing moves to audio channels, companies need a unified voice.

Call Recording, Transcription, and Analytics Find Strength in Unity

With these technologies, companies are achieving deeper alignment by trading point solutions for packages from one vendor.

Captioning Sees an Impressive Pace of Progress

Technology advances are making real-time captioning possible, and progress has just begun.

The Top Speech Technologies and Vendors: The 2021 Speech Industry Awards

Advances in AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and more fueled speech industry progress in the past year.

2021 Speech Industry Award Winner: AppTek Takes Captioning to New Screens

AppTek has a long history of innovation in the areas of artificial intelligence, speech recognition, machine translation, natural language processing and understanding, and text-to-speech technologies, and finally it is getting the worldwide recognition it deserves.

2021 Speech Industry Award Winner: Deepgram Applies AutoML to Automatic Speech Recognition

Like AppTek, San Francisco-based Deepgram, also joined CallMiner's Open Voice Transcription Standard (OVTS) as a founding member, but that is just one of the many partnerships it signed in the past year to advance its speech recognition capabilities.

2021 Speech Industry Award Winner: HandsFree Health Keeps Seniors Safe

HandsFree Health is revolutionizing the voice-enabled virtual health assistance market with a complete line of voice-enabled products to help the elderly stay safe and healthy in their homes.

2021 Speech Industry Award Winner: Microsoft Buys Big with Nuance

Nuance had long been considered an acquisition target, and Microsoft finally pulled off a deal in April worth $19.7 billion. Microsoft reportedly plans to use Nuance's technology to augment its cloud products for healthcare, which were launched last year.

2021 Speech Industry Award Winner: ReadSpeaker Gives a New Voice to TTS

ReadSpeaker has been leading the way in text-to-speech (TTS) for more than two decades, delivering high-quality, lifelike voices for artificial intelligence-driven conversational applications, interactive voice response systems, and embedded applications.

2021 Speech Industry Award Winner: Red Box Thinks Outside the Box

England-based voice specialist Red Box began the past 12 months by launching Conversa, an open enterprise voice platform that lets users listen to, share, and act on enterprise-wide audio and media data.