Speech Technology News

Knowles Launches Raspberry Pi Development Kit

Knowles' new Raspberry Pi SDK enables voice integration for IoT applications.

AMAI Is Poised to Launch Conversational AI Voice Editor in the U.S.

AMAI has raised $600,000 to launch its artificial intelligence voice technologies in the United States.

ABI Expects 2 Billion Devices to Have NLP or Ambient Sound Chips by 2026

As technology expands, ABI expects more AI-enabled devices to feature more complex audio and voice processing applications.

SMG Extends Partnership with CallMiner

SMG expands its contact center andĀ conversation analytics capabilities with a CallMiner partnership.

Dubber Acquires AI Provider Notiv

Notiv brings AI-driven note taking and action items to every call and meeting.

SCL Health Implements Nuance Dragon Ambient eXperience

SCL is using Nuance DAX to capture patient visits in cardiology, orthopedics, and primary care settings.

Voice 123 Acquired by Backstage

Freelancer marketplace provider Backstage has acquired voiceover talent marketplace Voice123.

SightCall Integrates with LanguageLine

SightCall's integration with LanguageLine brings live interpreters to its visual assistance platform. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)

Alvaria Launches CX Suite and WEM Suite

Alvaria's new customer experience and workforce engagement management suites are part of its larger contact center solutions portfolio.(Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)

Cadence Launches On-Device Tensilica AI Platform

Cadence's new Tensilica AI engine boosts performance, and AI accelerators provide a turnkey solution for consumer, mobile, automotive, and industrial AI SoC designs.

Leidos Integrates Nuance Conversational AI

Leidos has selected Nuance's omnichannel conversational AI to enhance digital patient engagement solutions for healthcare organizations.

Russound Introduces VoicePlay

TheĀ Russound VoicePlay System with built-in Alexa, Spotify Connect, Apple Airplay 2, and Bluetooth 5.0 compatibility is designed for smart home amplifiers and voice assistants.

K4 Connect Adds Amazon Alexa Show Integration

K4 Connect further voice-enables its facilities with Amazon Echo Show integration.

Speech Tech Market to Hit $34 Billion by 2026

The global market for speech technologies is poised for nearly 20 percent CAGR for the next five years, 360 Research finds.

Kudo Adds Live Captioning

KUDO launches live captioning in 10 languages to its multilingual meetings platform.

IBM Adds AI and Automation to Watson Assistant

New capabilities in IBM Watson Assistant include enhanced search, transcription, and agent hand-off tools and an integration with IntelePeer. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)

W3C Looks to Implement Standards for Personal Assistant Interoperability

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Voice Interaction Community Group has just published a new document describing an interoperable architecture for intelligent personal assistants.

AI Is Driving the Conversation in Automobiles

Voice assistants will be in 78 percent of all new cars built in 2026, SAR research predicts.


NVIDIA RAD-TTS lets users train voice AI models with their own voices and fine-tune voices frame by frame.

NICE Launches RPA 7.5

The latest version of NICE's robotic process automation features artificial intelligence to customize recommendations and agent guidance. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)