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Speech Technology News

Texthelp Launches OrbitNote, Lending a Voice to PDF Files

Texthelp's new OrbitNote web app makes PDF files more accessible for educators, students, and employees.

iFLYTEK Donates Translators for Beijing Winter Olympics

Customs and security personnel at Beijing's airport will use voice-enabled translators to assist Olympic games visitors.

DeepBrain AI Creates AI Human for South Korea

K-Pop Boy Group SHINee Minho's Version of AI Guide helps tourists using DeepBrain AI's AI Human technology.

SoapBox Labs Partners with McGraw-Hill

SoapBox Labs will provide speech technology for McGraw Hill PreK-12 digital learning programs.

Atria Taps Alexa to Empower Senior Residents

Senior living residents will be able to use voice to access information and perform everyday tasks.

Healthcare Voice-Assisted Technology Market to Reach $797 Million by 2027

360 Research expects the global market for healthcare-related voice-assisted systems to grow at 20.3 percent for the next five years.

Speech Analytics to Be Worth $4.5 Billion by 2026

MarketsandMarkets is projecting 20.5 percent CAGR for the global speech analytics market for the next five years.

Nuance Expands Genesys Partnership

Nuance's contact center AI, biometrics, and tooling solutions are now available for Genesys Cloud CX. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)

NICE Launches NEVA for Collection Adherence

NEVA's AI models identify potential violations in real time, guide agents, and present them with data conducive to compliance. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)

Vuzix and AMA Expand Partnership for More Voice Control

Vuzix M400 smart glasses now support the entire AMA XpertEye assisted-reality products with automatic speech recognition.

Sonde Health Partners with GN Group Using Voice to Detect Mild Cognitive Impairment

New research between Sonde Health and GN Group will seek vocal biomarkers to detect cognitive decline.

Far-Field Speech and Voice Recognition to Reach $3.89 Billion by 2026

Infogence Global Research projects 23 percent CAGR for the far-field speech and voice recognition market through the next five years.

Vistry Launches Automated Order Taking with NVIDIA Voice Tech

Vistry Automated Order Taking is a voicebot for taking orders at quick-service restaurant drive thru windows.

Conversational AI Market to Be Worth $18.4 Billion by 2026

MarketsandMarkets projects 21.8 percent CAGR for conversational AI for the next five years. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com

NovoPath Launches NovoPath 360

NovoPath 360 is a voice-enabled laboratory information system.

XPeng Upgrades EV Voice Assistant with Microsoft TTS

XPeng is adding Microsoft's neural text-to-speech to its automotive voice assistant.

NordicTrack Launches Voice-Controlled Dumbbells

NordicTrack's iSelect voice-controlled adjustable dumbbells offer "Works with Alexa" compatability.

Veritone’s MARVEL.ai Clones the Voice of Radio Star Bert Weiss

Nationally syndicated morning radio show selects Veritone's synthetic voice solution to create text-to-speech and speech-to-speech models of top talent.

Russia's MTS Acquires VisionLabs for $95 Million

Russian mobile operator MTS is acquiring voice biometrics firm VisionLabs.

QCRI Creates Real-Time Arabic TTS

The Arabic Language Technologies Team at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) has created a real-time Arabic text-to-speech system.