Answer Technology: A Necessary Step in Human-Computer Conversation
Digital assistants need to get better at answering user questions to keep the conversation going.
Conversing with Computers: Where We Are and Where We’re Going
The AVIOS conference showed how the human-computer connection is rapidly evolving.
The Path Ahead (and Behind) for Conversational AI
You have to crawl before you can walk (and talk).
The Future of Intelligent Voice Assistants
Will you have one voice assistant or many? Which model will dominate?
We Need Answers: Conversational Systems and Answer Technology
Digital assistants are getting better all the time, and answer technology needs to keep pace
Speech Technology Is Not Yet Conversational Technology
The industry still lacks tools to support true conversation
The Dilemma of AI Transparency
Humans are still suspicious of AI, even when we know what we're dealing with
Speech Understanding: The Next Leap in Speech Recognition
Deep learning and the data that feeds it will drive speech tech's commercial use
Google’s Duplex Lets a Bot Be Your Voice
Thanks to the Duplex technology, Google Assistant can make simple calls on your behalf. But how much automation is too much?
Speech Professionals Should Think Big but Meet Local
Local meet-ups foster much-needed community and connections.
Human vs. Artificial Intelligence: Both Can Wind Up Winning
The best customer care speech solutions leverage machines and live agents working together
Speech Recognition and the Connected Car
The in-car speech experience is moving from basic command and control to natural interactions with automotive assistants
Speech Technologies Are at a Tipping Point
Thanks to a convergence of technologies, seamless touch-talk-type interactions are now within reach
The AVIOS Student Contest Salutes Tomorrow's Speech Talent
In its 10th year, the competition yields apps for everyday use
Speech Science in the Era of Big Data
Classical databases for speech are expensive and may lack diversity. But there's a solution: the Internet
Growing the Pool of Speech Developers
College students combine creativity with hands-on learning.
The Evolution of Speech Recognition
Meeting the demand for natural language interaction is becoming easier—and essential.
Building Smarter Systems with Cognitive Computing
If speech technology is so valuable, why is adoption so slow?
Beyond Speech in the Car
Automotive safety calls for a holistic approach.
New Directions in Natural Language Understanding
Watson and Siri are only the beginning.