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.
Speech Technology Inches Closer to the Edge
An emerging computing paradigm, edge computing, promises to improve response time, lower costs, and enhance security, but the ecosystem is immature.
The Speech Industry Eyes Another NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming)
Neuro-linguistic programming can alter the way companies communicate with customers.
The State of Artificial Intelligence
AI takes many forms, but they all have increased speech's usefulness
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
Speech Technology's 2020 People's Choice Awards
The votes are in. You have spoken!
The 2018 Speech Industry Star Performers
These cutting-edge vendors are leading the way in AI, analytics, natural language, smart speakers, and more.
2018 SPEECH LUMINARY: MARIE METEER, PH.D.
We present the thinkers and innovators who are creating new tools and approaches for speech technology—and fostering the next generation of talent.
Speechmatics Releases Automatic Linguist
Speechmatics' Automatic Linguist offers a unique AI framework capable of learning new languages in a matter of days.
Voicebox Launches Linguistic Code-Switching Capability
The technology allows speech systems to draw from one language to learn another.
SYSTRAN Releases SYSTRAN.io Translation APIs
The SYSTRAN.io APIs enable companies to conduct translations among more than 100 language pairs.
BBC Pilots Automatic Translation Tool
Technology automatically converts news scripts to other languages and speaks them aloud with text-to-speech synthesis.
Microsoft Adds More Speech Capabilities to Skype Translator
New languages, vocal warnings, and control options round out Phase 2 of Skype Translate.
Skype Translator Emerges in Preview Version
Microsoft yesterday released a limited version of its real-time, speech-enabled translator.
SpeechTrans Updates SpeechTrans Ultimate for Windows 8.1
SpeechTrans Ultimate for Windows 8.1 offers real-time speech-to-speech translation, dictation, and instant messaging on Facebook, Google Talk, Yahoo!, and AIM.
AppTek Releases Omnifluent Mobile Speech Translation Apps
Bidirectional apps provide real-time speech and text translation on iOS devices.
RingPlus Launches In-Call Mobile Voice Apps
Several of the speech-enabled apps available now include real-time transcription, recording, and translation.