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Assistive Technology

As technology improves, so too do the applications for assistive technology. Companies that provide speech technology-based applications to assist people with disabilities are innovating at an exciting rate. See below for the latest assistive technology news, trends, and solutions.

Features

Vertical Markets Spotlight: A Special Report

Speech Technology magazine's roundup of the speech innovation taking place in eight industry verticals.

2022 State of the Speech Technology Industry

The latest developments and trends in seven important sectors.

The 2022 State of Assistive Technology

Expanding opportunities to improve everyday lives.

Captioning Sees an Impressive Pace of Progress

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

Industry Voices

What is Readability? And How to Make Documents Accessible

These tips will help make sure screen readers can clearly convey your content.

Columns

People with Disabilities Helped Launch Speech Tech. Don’t Leave Them Behind

Design solutions that eliminate difficulties.

Speech Technology's Invaluable Assist

Our extraordinary assistive speech technologies were years in the making.

Laws Protecting People with Disabilities Won't Work if They're Not Applied

Speech Is Headed in New Directions

Though still in its very earliest stages, edge computing is being recognized for the transformative role it could play in voice interfaces.

Speech Technology Reports and Research

Improving Speech Recognition Accuracy in Consumer Devices

Sponsored by Kardome

Six must-have components for an ideal IVR system

Sponsored by [24]7.ai

Learn How to Automate your Business with Voice Technology

Sponsored by Deepgram

Why Voice is the New User Experience

Sponsored by Deepgram

Assistive Technology Companies and Suppliers