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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

Acer to Move Alexa onto PCs

Acer is adding Amazon's voice-enabled virtual assistant to its desktop and notebook computers.

SoapBox API Lets Kids Have a Voice

SoapBox Labs has developed technology that enables voice recognition in children's electronics.

Opportunities Abound for a Voice-Powered IoT

Strategy Analytics has found a number of opportunities and business use cases for voice interfaces in the Internet of Things.

Jibo Is Finally Ready for Sale

The highly anticipated social robot for the home is now available nationwide.

Industry Voices

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

Harnessing the Power of our Next Generation Voice Solutions

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

AI Heralding a New Era of Call Centers!

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Enabling High-Impact Remote Teamwork thru Dictation Apps!

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Providing Unbroken Audit Trails with Speech-to-Text Solutions!

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Consumer Electronics Companies and Suppliers