Deepfakes Raise Ethical Questions
Any technology—no matter how well-intentioned—can usually be exploited by those who wish to do us harm.
Speech Prevailed in a Year of Incredible Turmoil
As we highlight in our annual "State of the Speech Technology Industry" report, 2021 was a very good year for the speech industry.
Speech and AI: From Tipping Point to Table Stakes
Gone are the days when adding virtual assistants was enough.
Speech Is Up for Any Challenge
As consumers' interactions shifted to digital channels, voice has become the interface of choice for many of those interactions.
Let’s Take Action Before It’s Too Late
Has technology reached a point where it's nearly impossible to rein in, where legislation will never be able to catch up with the speed of advancing technology and innovation?
Amid the Pandemic, Speech Technologies Expand the Telehealth Options
The telehealth approach is now providing treatments across the healthcare spectrum
Breakthroughs in Speech Are Just Beginning
Our writers consulted with industry experts across the major sectors of the speech technology landscape to determine the state of the industry
Security Threats to Speech Apps in the Age of Deep Fakes
As machine learning marches forward, we are becoming aware of the dangers of "deep fakes" generated by deep learning algorithms. Not surprisingly, machines can be both the problem and the solution.
Will This Security Innovation Make Biometrics Obsolete?
Public/private key cryptography relies on an exchange of unique data. Will this latest innovation change the way we think about security and make biometrics obsolete and create problems for the speech industry?
Solving Pain Points for Newcomers Could Set You Apart
Smart vendors will think beyond AI and algorithms and find ways to solve business problems
Data Privacy Concerns Should Govern Speech Technology Industry
Security and privacy issues around voice assistants are sexy, but these concerns manifest themselves far more often in more mundane ways.
8 Ways Advances in Speech Recognition Will Affect Our Lives
From karaoke assistance to talking robots, here's a roundup of speech industry developments you'll be hearing about soon
The Future Is Full of Possibilities
As we've done now for the past few years, Speech Technology magazine is again dedicating its first issue of the new year to a preview of what's to come in our small corner of the world. We've highlighted the six technology areas where we see the most impact: speech engine, speech analytics, voice biometrics, virtual assistants, speech developer platforms, and assistive technologies.
Finding a Solution to Password Insecurity
Two-factor authentication is a big step toward no passwords at all.
Voice Is Changing, Not Disappearing
Innovative companies will make use of alternative and traditional channels.
3 Developing Speech Technology Trends for 2014
Smartphones and Privacy Versus Progress
With personal information more available than ever, where do we draw the line?
Speech Readies for Multimodal and Security Environments
The Perils of PIN Proliferation
Why is secure identification so difficult?
Three Trends to Watch in 2013