Smart Speakers Should Embrace Privacy by Design
Privacy concerns are to be expected with always-on devices that are passively listening to your most intimate conversations. But media reports of employees and contractors of Amazon and Apple listening to such voice recordings have escalated such concerns.
Will Smart Speakers Have Staying Power?
A good user experience is integral to success. But smart speakers also need to be useful.
Media Standards for the Web: WebRTC and WebAudio
WebRTC and WebAudio add speed and simplicity.
As Technology Gets Smaller, Speech Gets Bigger
Eyes-Busy, Hands-Busy Computing
What we all have in common with an HVAC repairman.
Speech Technology Must Address Users' Needs
The Appliances Have Ears
eBooks for the Visually Impaired
Kindle and other readers come up short; Justice Dept. pushes textbooks
Listen Before You Leap
Spoken Web for the Developing World
Project lets rural denizens with no technical expertise create web of information using a simple phone and speech technology
Combining IVR and Smartphones
Take advantage of today's visual displays and develop consumer product apps
Unify Communications Across Channels
Semantic parsing can mine a treasure trove of data
On Speech We Can Agree
Passage of legislation heralds new opportunities for the disabled.
Speech in My Pocket
With the smartphone's growing popularity comes a slew of new speech apps.
Shame On You, Authors Guild
The facts don't match the claims in the Kindle TTS debate.
The Guitar and the Case of Opportunity Lost
New game brings out a speech technology wish list.