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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

The State of the Speech Technology Industry

Artificial intelligence is improving almost every aspect of the speech industry.

The State of Assistive Technology

Accessibility solutions expand to new populations

How Speech Technologies Can Level the Playing Field

Speech tech is a major driver behind assistive devices—ones that incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning and benefit from faster processing speeds and internet connectivity—that are helping people with all sorts of disabilities

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.

Industry Voices
Columns

Pandemic Gives a Glimpse of Life with a Disability

The day-to-day just got more complicated for us all

Assistive Devices Help Millions—but They Can (and Will) Go Further

Assistive speech technology needs to be both more available and more usable

A Good Conversational Interface: Man’s Best Friend

Don't we all want voice-activated devices to be more like a loyal old dog and less like the puppy chewing on your shoes? But it's not necessarily something you can do at home with a few treats and the help of some YouTube videos.

Helping the Vocally Impaired Speak in Their Own Voice

Thanks to voice banking, digitized speech retains the essence of the original speaker

Speech Technology Reports and Research

Leverage RPA to Help Modernize Customer Engagement

Sponsored by Verint

Learn How to Attain Secure Customer Authentication

Sponsored by LumenVox

What To Look For In a Voice AI Partner

Sponsored by Observe.AI

Staying Connected With Your Customers

Sponsored by Concentrix

Assistive Technology Companies and Suppliers