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Speech technology in the classroom is becoming an integral part of education. See below for news about companies offering solutions that improve in-class learning and aid students, teachers, parents, and administrators to keep track of performance, attendance and other indicators of success.

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Vertical Markets Spotlight: Speech in Education

Speech solutions help school professionals assess student progress.

Vertical Markets Spotlight: A Special Report

Speech Technology magazine's roundup of the speech innovation taking place in eight industry verticals.

The 2022 State of Speech Engines

Innovation can't be denied, but challenges remain.

The 2022 State of Artificial Intelligence

Accuracy improves, but privacy concerns loom.

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

Higher Learning: AI, ML, and Speech Tech in Academia

Academics are at the forefront of the biggest AI changes in the industry. Learn more about the latest breakthroughs, the questions researchers are trying to answer, and the challenges they face.

Voice Market for Children Is Ripe for Innovation

Children are exposed to technology at early ages, and voice recognition is emerging as a common way for adults to interact with technology. Yet little work has been done with children's voice recognition systems

2018 SPEECH TECHNOLOGY IMPLEMENTATION AWARD: SAYIN’ IT SAM

A Game Platform Helps Nonverbal Children Find Their Voice.

Technology Helps Solve Educational Dilemmas

Whether a student is hard of hearing or a foreign-language speaker, speech technologies can help make the classroom more accessible for everyone.

Star Performers: Jacada's Visual IVR Eases Customer Pain

A Defining Moment for Nuance

Merriam-Webster app for iPhone harnesses the power of Dragon to let users speak words instead of spelling them out.

Audio Search and Mining: A Look at Unstructured Data

Members of the audio search and mining industry find a voice for search.

Speech Enables Wake Forest University Students to Go Mobile

From Harmless Threat to Industry Competition in 14 Weeks: Amateur Designers Leave the Experts Speechless

Speech in Education

Speech-enabled applications and hardware are increasingly finding their way into the classroom and into the offices of educators at all levels of education, but educational applications still represent a small, though growing, segment of the speech technology market, according to industry analysts. According to Peter Ryan, analyst for London-based Datamonitor, speech technologies derived from education were 3.8 percent in 2004, a figure that is expected to grow to 9.7 percent by 2007. The main areas in…

From Conception to Adolescence, the Speech Industry Is Developing a New Breed of Designers/Developers

At the Tufts University campus, the Experimental College (the oldest organization of its kind in the United States) serves as a center for educational innovation, undergraduate curriculum expansion and faculty-student collaboration in the arts and sciences. Blade Kotelly of Edify and Joe Lemay, student at MIT Sloan School of Management, are turning out voice user-interface designers. …

Vendor Directory of Assistive Technology

A-C ALVA Access Group436 14th Street, Suite 700Oakland, CA 94612Tel: 888-318-2582info@aagi.comwww.aagi.com ATIA – Assistive Technology Industry Association401 N. Michigan AvenueChicago, IL 60611-4267 Tel: 877-OUR-ATIA (687-2842)Tel: 312-321-5172Fax: 312-673-6659Info@ATIA.org www.atia.org Avaya, Inc.211 Mt. Airy RoadBasking Ridge, NJ 07920Tel: 866-GO-AVAYAwww.avaya.com AVSI--Automated Voice Systems, Inc.17059 El Cajon AvenueYorba Linda, CA. 92686Tel: 714-524-4488Fax: 714-996-1127mastervoice@mail.comwww.mastervoice.com Closing the GapComputer Technology in Special Education and Rehabilitation…