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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

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.

Speech Technology Inches Closer to the Edge

An emerging computing paradigm, edge computing, promises to improve response time, lower costs, and enhance security, but the ecosystem is immature.

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

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. 

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

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

The Past, Present, and Future of Speech Recognition 

Sponsored by Deepgram

The Hidden Potential of Automatic Speech Recognition

Sponsored by Deepgram

What Exactly is the True Omnichannel Experience?

Sponsored by Spitch

Battling Contact Center Regulatory Non-Compliance with Voice Biometrics

Sponsored by Spitch

Consumer Electronics Companies and Suppliers