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Entertainment/Gaming/Toys/Robotics

The entertainment and gaming sectors, along with toys and robotics, are a growth space for speech technologies. Check below for news on companies providing applications and technology for videogame developers, toy manufacturers, or other creative professionals who are using advanced speech technologies to bring toys, games, and robots to life.

Features

The Challenges of Monetizing Speech Applications

Speech applications are hot, but still provide more value than revenue. We talk to the experts about how to monetize your speech apps, and how value might be just as important as revenue.

Voice Market for Children Is Ripe for Innovation

Children are exposed to technology at early ages, and voice recognition is emerging as a common way for adults to interact with technology. Yet little work has been done with children's voice recognition systems

Speech Technology in the Field: Case Studies in Speech Recognition, AI, IVR, Chatbots, and more

As part of this year's Speech Industry Awards issue, we wanted to give some attention to the many innovative uses of speech technology—and, more broadly, artificial intelligence (AI)—we've seen throughout the year in almost every industry vertical. Read on to find out more about just a few of the implementations that caught our eye in 2018.

Are Events the Next Frontier for Chatbots?

Whether fielding routine questions or helping establish an event's tone, chatbots can be a big part of humanizing and improving the event experience

Industry Voices

The Case for Active Listening in Speech Recognition (Video)

SpeakEasy AI CEO Frank Schneider explains how AI and active listening improve ASR accuracy in this clip from SpeechTEK 2018.

The Game Changer in Gaming: Voice Recognition Technology

Familiarity with voice recognition software has increased exponentially with our use of smartphones (thank you Siri!), voice controls in our cars, and smart home devices like Google Home or the Amazon Echo. So why would I want my gaming experience to be any different?

Columns

A Speech Translation Evangelist on the Business Opportunities in an Interconnected World

Entrepreneur Jeffry Williams, CEO of Worldwide Tech Connections, sees big challenges, and even bigger opportunities for speech tech providers, in the need to tackle the translation requirements of today's business climate.

Will Speech Technology Keep Speech Free?

The technology is magical, but can be misused

Mobile Device Translations Get in the Game

An interview with a sports industry speech evangelist.

Speech Solutions for Media Makers

Speed-reading subtitles translate to lower cost, improved experience

Speech Technology Reports and Research

How to Adapt and Win in a New Era of CX!

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Utilizing Dictation and Transcription to Help Remote Teams Work Better Together

Sponsored by Speech Processing Solutions

Utilizing Dictation to Attain Operational Excellence!

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Learn These Six Steps to Safeguard Client Information

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Entertainment/Gaming/Toys/Robotics Companies and Suppliers