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Retail

As speech technologies become a part of consumers' daily lives, they have begun to expect it in their retail experiences as well. See below for the latest news about companies that offer retailers an opportunity to improve customer service, and create a unique caller experience for their customers.

Features

Building a Voice Brand Is a Sound Policy

As more marketing moves to audio channels, companies need a unified voice.

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.

2021 Speech Industry Award Winner: SoundHound Feeds the Voice-Enabled Drive-Through

Speech technology has started to transform drive-through and drive-in interactions for quick-service restaurant chains, and Santa Clara, Calif.-based SoundHound is at the forefront of that innovation.

2021 State of the Speech Technology Industry

The latest developments and trends in seven important sectors

Industry Voices

Solutions that are the Critical Lifeline of Insight Especially in Time of Rapid Change

Harnessing the Power of our Next Generation Voice Solutions

4 Reasons Why Purchasing with Voice is the Future

Explore four consumer trends that are driving the growth of voice intelligence in point of sale platforms.

The Rise Of The Voice-Enabled Associate

Speech technology helps retailers deliver on a connected and productive workforce.

Columns

There’s Tech for the Tough Spots

Businesses are now realizing that websites, online content, and product information need to be crafted in new ways so voice-based search engines not only recognize them but position them at the top of search results.

Infusing AI and Speech into the Mobile Retail Customer Experience

AI-powered apps are employing speech as part of an all-important omnichannel approach

AAC Tech Can Help Those with Speech Disabilities Navigate Public Places

Augmentative and alternative communication puts control in the hands of people with speech disabilities, and that should be good for businesses, too

Speech Technology Reports and Research

The Definitive Guide to Speech Recognition

Sponsored by Deepgram

The Secret to Having a Highly Accurate Auto Dialer

Sponsored by LumenVox

How to “Mod” Your Own Speech Recognition Engine

Sponsored by Mod9 Technologies

Rethinking Voice in the Customer Experience Paradigm

Sponsored by Verint

Retail Companies and Suppliers