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Assistive Technology > Features

As technology improves, so too do the applications for assistive technology. Companies that provide speech technology-based applications to assist people with disabilities are innovating at an exciting rate. See below for the latest assistive technology news, trends, and solutions.

Features

2024 State of AI in the Speech Technology Industry

How generative (and other types of) artificial intelligence is impacting five important sectors.

2023 State of the Speech Technology Industry

The latest developments and trends in seven important sectors.

The 2023 State of Assistive Technology

New rules and initiatives are helping make devices more accessible.

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: Aural Analytics Makes Speech Vital to Health Care

The U.S. National Institutes of Health this past July awarded a $1.4 million grant to Aural Analytics, a Scottsdale, Ariz., startup that is on the cutting edge of voice biomarker technology.

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: A Special Report

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

2022 State of the Speech Technology Industry

The latest developments and trends in seven important sectors.

The 2022 State of Assistive Technology

Expanding opportunities to improve everyday lives.

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: 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.

Seniors Increase Use of Assistive Speech Tech

The growing aging population is a market ripe for voice-enabled technologies.

2021 State of the Speech Technology Industry

The latest developments and trends in seven important sectors

The State of Speech Development Platforms

New multicloud solutions are emerging

The State of Assistive Technology

Advances bring accessibility to more platforms and devices

Teaching with Speech

Voice technology has infiltrated the learning environment, improving schools for students and educators alike

The State of the Speech Technology Industry

Artificial intelligence is improving almost every aspect of the speech industry.