Biographical Information

Erik J. Martin

Erik J. Martin is a Chicago area-based freelance writer and public relations expert whose articles have been featured in AARP The Magazine, Reader’s Digest, The Costco Connection, and other publications. He often writes on topics related to real estate, business, technology, healthcare, insurance, and entertainment. He also publishes several blogs, including martinspiration.com and cineversegroup.com.

Articles by Erik J. Martin

Captioning Sees an Impressive Pace of Progress

Technology advances are making real-time captioning possible, and progress has just begun.

Market Spotlight: Nonprofits Use Speech to Their Benefit

With limited budgets and resources, many nonprofits find it difficult to adopt new technologies as quickly as for-profit entities. But that disadvantage is lessening, thanks to more affordable and accessible speech products.

The State of Speech Engines

Developments come fast in a rapidly changing environment

The State of Artificial Intelligence

AI takes many forms, but they all have increased speech's usefulness

Teaching with Speech

Voice technology has infiltrated the learning environment, improving schools for students and educators alike

Speech Continues to Advance in the Contact Center

Companies should look to further automate customer service with voice technologies

Higher Learning: AI, ML, and Speech Tech in Academia

Academics are at the forefront of the biggest AI changes in the industry. Learn more about the latest breakthroughs, the questions researchers are trying to answer, and the challenges they face.

New App from Purdue Researchers Makes Programming Robots Easy

We'll soon have access to affordable and simple robots performing practical tasks, but how do we program and control these machines effectively? Researchers think they've found the answer: our smartphones.

As ADA Lawsuits Mount, Speech Tech Emerges as Key to Compliance

If you build in the right speech technology tools, you could avoid costly litigation and bad publicity

Why Virtual Assistants Need to Up Their UX Game

More than 2 billion people are expected to use conversational AI to interact with virtual personal assistants this year. But the dropoff rate is higher than you'd expect.