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The Rise (and Risks) of Speech Synthesis Applications

The use cases for synthetic voice abound, but companies will need to guard against malicious actors.

Speech Technology’s Next Frontier: Developing Countries

Low-resource languages in South Africa and elsewhere are finally catching the attention of speech tech developers.

The Future of Intelligent Voice Assistants

Will you have one voice assistant or many? Which model will dominate?

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.

How Can Speech Technology Help?

Looking at all the ways speech recognition can step up amid the pandemic

Speech Technology in the Midst of the Coronavirus

This is the time for speech technology—and all online communication technologies—to leap into action

Infusing AI and Speech into the Mobile Retail Customer Experience

AI-powered apps are employing speech as part of an all-important omnichannel approach

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

A Speech Translation Evangelist on the Business Opportunities in an Interconnected World

Entrepreneur Jeffry Williams, CEO of Worldwide Tech Connections, sees big challenges, and even bigger opportunities for speech tech providers, in the need to tackle the translation requirements of today's business climate.

Tradeshow Speech Accessories Translate Into Winning Event Marketing

Speech translation apps are a game changer for international sales

Helping the Vocally Impaired Speak in Their Own Voice

Thanks to voice banking, digitized speech retains the essence of the original speaker

Is App Development Moving Toward User Interface Management Systems?

App developers' jobs might be getting less complicated, again

AAC Tech Can Help Those with Speech Disabilities Navigate Public Places

Augmentative and alternative communication puts control in the hands of people with speech disabilities, and that should be good for businesses, too

Speech Translation Requires an Interface Revolution

Translation software has to cover our endless modes of communication

Integrating TTS in Web Browsers Is Harder Than It Sounds

Text-to-speech for webpages has to tackle modern English's dizzying complexity

The Right Standard Makes Developers’ Jobs a Lot Easier

You'll never know whether a standard's a good fit if you don't try it out

Speech Technology Can Make the Boardroom Accessible to All

Workplaces must be opened up to those who are hearing-, sight-, and physically impaired. The speech industry can help lead the way.

Voice Translation Hits Its Stride

Cross-language communication is globalizing business and affecting the world.

Automated Translation Saves Thousands

But proper implementation requires meticulous preparation

eBooks for the Visually Impaired

Kindle and other readers come up short; Justice Dept. pushes textbooks