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Development Tools and APIs

Development tools and APIs designed to let users create custom speech technology applications are at the foundation of the speech technology industry. See below for the latest development tools and API news, trends, and solutions.

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 Speech Development Platforms

2022 emerges as a turning point year.

The Top Speech Technologies and Vendors: The 2021 Speech Industry Awards

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

Industry Voices

Four Pitfalls to Avoid When Building Compelling Voice Experiences

As voice experiences grow in popularity, here are some pitfalls developers can avoid when creating voice-focused products. 

Mitigating TDMA Noise in Microphone Lines

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

Protecting User Data: How Close is the US to its Own GDPR?

GDPR has already had wide-ranging consequences for companies collecting data, and now some are calling for federal regulations in the U.S. Voice-data isn't exempt from the regulations, and vendors need to be ready.

2 Tools to Help you Get Started with Voice Technology

If you're a content creator of any kind--creating books or audiobooks, podcasts, articles, magazines, videos, you name it--you're eventually going to have to bring that content into the realm of Amazon's Alexa. Here are two tools to help beginners build their skills.

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Natural Language Interfaces That Everyone Can Use

Users can differ widely in their ability to express themselves and understand.

Designing a Speech Interface? Learn From Web Design Fails

The annoyances and mistakes on websites can provide valuable lessons.

The Ongoing Effort for Interoperable IVAs

Intelligent virtual assistants now have billions of users. When will they be platform-independent?

An Open Letter to Voice Agent Platform Developers

You're at the vanguard of a burgeoning movement.

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

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