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Consumer Electronics

The market for speech technologies in consumer electronics are growing. See below for the latests news on companies that offer speech solutions for games, toys, MP3 players, and other personal entertainment devices.

Features

2022 State of the Speech Technology Industry

The latest developments and trends in seven important sectors.

The 2022 State of Speech Engines

Innovation can't be denied, but challenges remain.

The 2022 State of Intelligent Virtual Assistants

More IVA building blocks are being put into place.

The 2022 State of Artificial Intelligence

Accuracy improves, but privacy concerns loom.

Industry Voices

Debunking the Most Common Myths in Voice Technology

Demand for voice-enabled devices has skyrocketed during the pandemic, and in the rush to capitalize on it, businesses can easily fall prey to common misconceptions about voice-enabled products. This piece debunks these myths one by one. 

Mitigating TDMA Noise in Microphone Lines

Here are a few countermeasures that designers can incorporate to mitigate TDMA noise without affecting the signals.

Wake Words Will Soon See a Resurgence

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

Solutions that are the Critical Lifeline of Insight Especially in Time of Rapid Change

Columns

Smart Speakers Should Embrace Privacy by Design

Privacy concerns are to be expected with always-on devices that are passively listening to your most intimate conversations. But media reports of employees and contractors of Amazon and Apple listening to such voice recordings have escalated such concerns.

Will Smart Speakers Have Staying Power?

A good user experience is integral to success. But smart speakers also need to be useful.

Media Standards for the Web: WebRTC and WebAudio

WebRTC and WebAudio add speed and simplicity.

As Technology Gets Smaller, Speech Gets Bigger

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

Consumer Electronics Companies and Suppliers