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Speech Technology News

Voices Adds Music, Translation, and Production Services

Voices' expansion reflects growing demand for sonic branding by businesses across the globe.

Voix to Offer Voice Integration Tools for Web App Developers

Voix will offer tools to help developers add voice interfaces to web pages.

Dialpad Integrates with Microsoft Teams

Integration combines Dialpad's AI-assisted voice capabilities with Teams' native interface for communications. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)

Speakeasy AI Receives US Patent for Speech To Intent

Speakeasy's speech to intent dynamically improves speech recognition using elements of previous conversations to understand intent.

Continental and Elektrobit Integrate Amazon’s Alexa Custom Assistant

Working together, Continental, Elektrobit, and Amazon will help automakers accelerate deployment of customized voice experiences for digital cockpits.

Dialpad Integrates with Microsoft Teams

Integration combines Dialpad's AI-assisted voice capabilities with Teams' native interface for communications and collaboration.

BLEND Acquires GM Voices

BLEND acquires GM Voices to expand its end-to-end platform for localization.

Chatbot Market to Reach $10.5 Billion by 2026

MarketsandMarkets expects the worldwide chatbot market to grow at more than 23 percent CAGR for the next five years. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)

Global Hey Siri Wake Words Available from Sensory

Apple third-party devices can use Sensory wake words in various sizes, platforms, and languages.

AppTek Selected as a Speech Recognition  Provider for CallMiner's Open Voice Transcription Standard

AppTek's multilingual automatic speech recognition technology integrates with CallMiner to deliver recognition of voice-based customer interactions across more than 30 languages and dialects.

Voiceitt Launches Speech Recognition App for People with Speech Impairments

Voiceitt's application enables people with non-standard speech to converse with others and to control Alexa-enabled smart home devices with their voices.

Sber Launches SmartBadge with Speech Analytics

SmartBadge records and analyzes employee and customer conversations.

Dura Software Acquires DVSAnalytics

Dura enters the contact center workforce optimization space with its acquisition of DVSAnalytics. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)

Deepgram Unveils Speech Improvements for Sales

Deepgram has released real-time streaming and solutions for conversational AI and sales and support enablement. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)

LOVO Launches AI Voice Marketplace

LOVO AI Voice Marketplace lets voice talent pre-record samples to increase bookings.

Mitek Acquires ID R&D

The deal brings together two digital identity verification solutions providers.

Voice Biometrics Market to Hit $3.9 Billion by 2026

MarketsandMarkets projects a 22.8 percent compound annual growth rate for voice biometrics over the next five years.

YuJa Adds Auto-Captioning for Live Events in Second Quarter 2021 Updates

YuJa's latest platform release includes a new digital compliance tool, auto-captioning for live stream events, a new version of software capture, accessibility upgrades, and more.

Knowles Releases White Goods Standard Solution to Bring Voice Control to Smart Home Appliances

Knowles' White Goods Standard Solution is a development kit that allows manufacturers to integrate voice into their smart home appliances.

Zammo.ai Now Available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Zammo's AI Voice platform is now available in Microsoft's Azure marketplace. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)