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The ability of a machine or program to understand and carry out spoken commands is known as voice control. Today you can see it in everything from your smartphone to your car. See below for the latest voice control news, trends, and solutions.

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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: 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: 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: Voiceitt Makes Voice More Accessible

Israel-based Voiceitt, a provider of commercial speech recognition technology, is refocusing attention on applications that can translate unintelligible and atypical speech in real time, enabling people with severe speech impairments and other disabilities to communicate by voice.

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.

2021 State of the Speech Technology Industry

The latest developments and trends in seven important sectors

The State of Assistive Technology

Advances bring accessibility to more platforms and devices

The State of Artificial Intelligence

AI takes many forms, but they all have increased speech's usefulness

Curbing Speech Data Overreach

More regulation is needed to protect voice data privacy and security, experts agree

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 Artificial Intelligence

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

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.

Speech Technology Magazine's People's Choice Awards 2019

The results of Speech Technology Magazine's People's Choice Awards voting are finally here. The people have spoken.

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.

Machine Learning and Innovative Speech Applications Dominate Conversational Interaction Conference

The 2019 Conversational Interaction Conference emphasized innovative applications using the latest speech technologies, alternative architectures to ease the creation of conversational apps, and best practices for designing speech dialogs.

The State of Artificial Intelligence

Training AI and machine learning leads to big gains and increased adoption

As ADA Lawsuits Mount, Speech Tech Emerges as Key to Compliance

If you build in the right speech technology tools, you could avoid costly litigation and bad publicity

The Power of Voice in Health Care

The Voice Health Summit explores all the ways speech technology and AI are transforming healthcare.