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Voice Control

The ability of a machine or program to understand and carry out spoken commands is known as voice control. Today you can see it in everything from your smartphone to your car. See below for the latest voice control 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: 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.

Vertical Markets Spotlight: Speech in Gaming and Entertainment

Voice recognition is making it possible for characters to have the player's individual voice

Vertical Markets Spotlight: Speech in Manufacturing and Distribution

Speech takes inefficiencies out of factory and warehouse operations.

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. 

Wake Words Will Soon See a Resurgence

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

Transforming Customer Interactions with Conversational Insight

Video: Rules-Based Chatbot Design, Part 1: Syntactical and Semantical Analysis

Aspect's Andreas Volmer discusses key components of a rules-based approach to chatbot design based on a robust language model in Part 1 of this two-part series from SpeechTEK 2018.

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A Tangled Web of Intelligent Assistants

Getting them all to cooperate would tap their incredible potential

Amid the Pandemic, Speech Technologies Expand the Telehealth Options

The telehealth approach is now providing treatments across the healthcare spectrum

Voice Interfaces and Contactless Interactions

A shift in our preferences toward eliminating or reducing touchpoints seems inevitable

Speech Technology Reports and Research

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