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Voice Search

The rise of voice search--a speech recognition technology that allows users to search by saying terms rather than typing them into a search box--is changing the way content owners think about Search Engine Optimization (SEO). See below for the latest voice search news, trends, and solutions.

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2021 State of the Speech Technology Industry

The latest developments and trends in seven important sectors

The State of Speech Engines

Developments come fast in a rapidly changing environment

The State of Intelligent Virtual Assistants

Industry looks to tackle interoperability standards as it rings in the new year

The State of Artificial Intelligence

AI takes many forms, but they all have increased speech's usefulness

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.

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.

Enhancing Voice Search with Sentiment Analysis

Sentiment analysis has the potential to revolution voice search, but as of now, search providers are not taking advantage of all it has to offer. Find out how using sentiment analysis can lead to more accurate search results and happier customers.

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Speech Is Up for Any Challenge

As consumers' interactions shifted to digital channels, voice has become the interface of choice for many of those interactions.

We Need Answers: Conversational Systems and Answer Technology

Digital assistants are getting better all the time, and answer technology needs to keep pace

A Tangled Web of Intelligent Assistants

Getting them all to cooperate would tap their incredible potential

Let’s Take Action Before It’s Too Late

Has technology reached a point where it's nearly impossible to rein in, where legislation will never be able to catch up with the speed of advancing technology and innovation?

Speech Technology Reports and Research

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