German appliance manufacturer BSH Hausgeräte recently partnered with to bring speech-to-intent AI to assembly lines at its factory in Bavaria to improve worker efficiency and ergonomics.

Company officials said they chose's software for its ability to understand voice commands even in a noisy factory environment.

For BSH,'s voice-recognition system lets machine operators at each workstation speak a wake word followed by a command into a headset to move products through the assembly line.

Reportedly, the hands-free technology has led to up to a 100 percent increase in employee productivity.