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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

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.

2022 Speech Industry Award Winner: ReadSpeaker Customizes TTS Voice Development

ReadSpeaker, a Dutch company founded in 1999, has operated as a subsidiary of HOYA since 2017. It provides text-to-speech solutions with more than 110 voices in more than 35 languages, but its most significant work has been in the area of customized voice creation.

2022 Speech Industry Award Winner: SoundHound Has Driving Ambitions for Speech

SoundHound, an audio and speech recognition company founded in 2005, has advanced as one of the top providers of in-car voice systems, elevating the automotive voice experience from a legacy command-and-control interface to more intuitive conversational functionalities for drivers and passengers.

The 2022 State of Artificial Intelligence

Accuracy improves, but privacy concerns loom.

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?

Speech Technology Reports and Research

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