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Automotive/Telematics

The automotive sector is one of the fastest growing areas for speech-enabled devices. Companies that provide systems allowing drivers and passengers to use voice commands to access entertainment and services within a vehicle are growing quickly. See below for the latest speech-enabled automotive technology news, trends, and solutions.

Features

2023 Speech Industry Award Winner: SoundHound AI Brings Speech Breakthroughs to the Mainstream

SoundHound AI, based in Santa Clara, Calif., this year launched, among other things, Chat AI, a voice-enabled digital assistant with generative artificial intelligence; and Smart Answering, which uses voice AI to handle inbound customer calls.

2023 Vertical Markets Spotlight: A Speech Technology Special Report

Our roundup of the speech innovation taking place in eight important industry verticals.

2023 State of the Speech Technology Industry

The latest developments and trends in seven important sectors.

The Top Speech Technologies and Vendors: The 2022 Speech Industry Awards

Advances in AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and more fueled speech industry progress in the past year.

Industry Voices

Wake Words Will Soon See a Resurgence

As consumers get more accustomed to using voice interfaces, wake words will become more prominent.

Video: How to Design and Build Natural Conversations

Twilio Director of AI/ML Nico Acosta explains how to train your AI to deliver end-to-end experience in conversational self-service systems in this clip from his keynote at SpeechTEK 2019.

Columns

The Conversational Cloud Promises Breakthroughs, and Plenty of Complexity

Cloud-delivered speech services are the future, and that future will require a lot of thought.

3 Trends That Will Shape IVA Development

Voice assistants are poised to become more specialized and less platform-specific

Speech Recognition and the Connected Car

The in-car speech experience is moving from basic command and control to natural interactions with automotive assistants

Are Speech-Enabled In-Car Systems Really Safe?