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The Future of Intelligent Voice Assistants

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

Speech Technology's Invaluable Assist

Our extraordinary assistive speech technologies were years in the making.

The Microsoft-Nuance Alliance: A Curative for Caregiver Conversations?

Nuance's enhanced cloud offerings could aid healthcare-focused analytics

3 Trends That Will Shape IVA Development

Voice assistants are poised to become more specialized and less platform-specific

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.

Voice Interfaces and Contactless Interactions

A shift in our preferences toward eliminating or reducing touchpoints seems inevitable

Speech Technology in the Midst of the Coronavirus

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

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

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

Speech Translation Helps Multilingual Conferences Express Themselves

New technology means that speech translation is quicker, more accurate, and cheaper than ever—and international conference goers will reap the benefits

Voice Tools Could Help Brick-and-Mortar Retail Remain Relevant

Stores need to embrace technology to help the customer experience and bring back shoppers

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.

How Private Is Medical Speech Data?

Not very, as ‘anonymized' data and privacy policies show. Meaningful consent might be a start

Why Physicians Dislike Speech Recognition and EHRs

Narrowing the Call Center Language Gap

Simultaneous interpretation tools save time and money.

Singing the Praise of Speech Recognition

Applications are out there—if you know where to look.

Speech Solutions for Media Makers

Speed-reading subtitles translate to lower cost, improved experience