The Top Speech Technologies and Vendors: The 2023 Speech Industry Awards
AI, AI, and more AI: The technology is disrupting everything, and it's found everywhere in our speech industry achievements for 2023.
2023 Speech Industry Award Winner: NVIDIA Is Making Voice AI Better for Almost Everyone
NVIDIA saw blowout second-quarter results, surging margins, and incredible demand, which prompted one analyst from Constellation Insights to conclude that "it's clear the company has little competition and a lot of pricing power."
2023 Speech Industry Award Winner: ReadSpeaker Embeds TTS in Many More Platforms
With almost 25 years of experience in developing text-to-speech solutions, ReadSpeaker today offers one of the largest selections of expressive, humanlike voices in the industry.
2023 Speech Industry Award Winner: Resemble AI Fights for Responsible Use of Voice Clones
Resemble AI, providers of a platform that uses generative AI to create realistic-sounding voices, in July released Resemble Detect, which can validate the authenticity of audio data to expose speech deepfakes in real time .
2023 Speech Industry Award Winner: Speechmatics Inches Closer Toward a Universal Translator
Speechmatics, a provider of automatic speech recognition software based on recurrent neural networks and statistical language modeling, is on a mission to make its speech-to-text technology usable by 70 percent of the world's population in the next three years.
Tips for Adding Speech to Your Metaverse Presence
It's hard to imagine a virtual world without audio, but it doesn't just happen.
2023 State of the Speech Technology Industry
The latest developments and trends in seven important sectors.
The Top Speech Technologies and Vendors: The 2022 Speech Industry Awards
Advances in AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and more fueled speech industry progress in the past year.
2022 Speech Industry Award Winner: ReadSpeaker Customizes TTS Voice Development
ReadSpeaker, a Dutch company founded in 1999, has operated as a subsidiary of HOYA since 2017. It provides text-to-speech solutions with more than 110 voices in more than 35 languages, but its most significant work has been in the area of customized voice creation.
2022 Speech Industry Award Winner: Verbit Acquires the Top Spot in Transcription
Verbit, an Israeli company, provides artificial intelligence-powered captioning, transcription, translation, and audio description technology and services backed by humans for added accuracy.
2022 Speech Industry Award Winner: Veritone Voices All Sorts of Projects
Veritone is an artificial intelligence tech company based in Irvine, Calif. Established in 2014, it has as its centerpiece the aiWARE hyper-expansive enterprise AI platform, the foundation for its extensive voice technology lineup.
Vertical Markets Spotlight: Speech in Gaming and Entertainment
Voice recognition is making it possible for characters to have the player's individual voice
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 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.
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: SoundHound Feeds the Voice-Enabled Drive-Through
Speech technology has started to transform drive-through and drive-in interactions for quick-service restaurant chains, and Santa Clara, Calif.-based SoundHound is at the forefront of that innovation.
The Challenges of Monetizing Speech Applications
Speech applications are hot, but still provide more value than revenue. We talk to the experts about how to monetize your speech apps, and how value might be just as important as revenue.
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
Speech Technology in the Field: Case Studies in Speech Recognition, AI, IVR, Chatbots, and more
As part of this year's Speech Industry Awards issue, we wanted to give some attention to the many innovative uses of speech technology—and, more broadly, artificial intelligence (AI)—we've seen throughout the year in almost every industry vertical. Read on to find out more about just a few of the implementations that caught our eye in 2018.