Why Can’t Speech Tech Have a New York Accent?
16 Nov 2022
With a population of 8.8 million within the five boroughs, and nearly 19 million if you include the suburbs, one would be hard-pressed to call the New York metro area a small subset of any U.S. population group.
When Not to Standardize
18 Jan 2023
Not every aspect of voice systems can or needs to be interoperable.
7 Ways to Avoid Code Rework for Language Translation
25 Aug 2022
Code is logical, organized. Unfortunately for developers, language is less so.
Move over GUI, Hello SVUI
28 Jun 2022
Conversing with Computers: Where We Are and Where We’re Going
27 Jun 2022
The AVIOS conference showed how the human-computer connection is rapidly evolving.
Natural Language Interfaces That Everyone Can Use
07 Apr 2022
Users can differ widely in their ability to express themselves and understand.
The Ongoing Effort for Interoperable IVAs
18 Nov 2021
Intelligent virtual assistants now have billions of users. When will they be platform-independent?
Designing a Speech Interface? Learn From Web Design Fails
02 Dec 2021
The annoyances and mistakes on websites can provide valuable lessons.
An Open Letter to Voice Agent Platform Developers
23 Nov 2021
You're at the vanguard of a burgeoning movement.
3 Trends That Will Shape IVA Development
23 Jun 2021
Voice assistants are poised to become more specialized and less platform-specific
A Tangled Web of Intelligent Assistants
07 Dec 2020
Getting them all to cooperate would tap their incredible potential
Mitigating Bias in Speech Recognition Systems
01 Aug 2020
The fault, dear Siri, is not in our voices, but in our choices
As Voice Assistants Multiply, When Will We Get a Registry?
01 May 2020
VARs can help tame the Wild West of voice assistants
Pandemic Gives a Glimpse of Life with a Disability
01 May 2020
The day-to-day just got more complicated for us all
Encountering a Technical Problem? You Too Can Be a Standards Author
01 May 2020
Your brilliant new idea might just end up becoming a popular solution
5G Presents Opportunities for Everyone, and That’s the Problem
07 Feb 2020
It's a landmark for the enterprise—including criminal ones
The Internet of Things Needs a Lingua Franca
25 Nov 2019
With the proliferation of smart speakers, voice interaction with home devices is becoming increasingly common, and on the horizon are voice interactions with an ever greater number of smart environments—cities, offices, classrooms, factories, and healthcare settings. Developers will need to be on the same page
NLU Results Shouldn’t Be Proprietary
20 May 2019
A common format for natural language tools would make everyone's life easier
What’s Your Enterprise Strategy for Voice Applications?
01 Jul 2019
It matters who your target is
Speech Translation Requires an Interface Revolution
02 Jan 2019
Translation software has to cover our endless modes of communication