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Speech Recognition

Speech recognition solutions enable machines to understand and act on human speech inputs, and are the basis for many of the technologies we use today. See below for the latest speech recognition news, trends, and solutions.

Features

Accents Still Elude Speech Recognition Systems, But for How Long?

Speech technology vendors are more aware of accent and dialect discrepancies and are working to address them.

The Top Speech Technologies and Vendors: The 2022 Speech Industry Awards

Advances in AI, machine learning, natural language processing, and more fueled speech industry progress in the past year.

2022 Speech Industry Award Winner: Deepgram Is the Startup Speech-Enabler

Some could argue that Deepgram reinvented automatic speech recognition (ASR) with a complete, deep learning model that yields faster, more accurate transcriptions with lower hardware and usage costs. Now the vendor is giving away $10 million in free speech recognition to developers.

2022 Speech Industry Award Winner: Dubber Turns Meetings into Meaningful Records

Dubber provides call recording and voice data solutions that are natively and uniquely hosted in the cloud, allowing its services to be embedded into third-party telecommunication and cloud collaboration platforms.

Industry Voices

AI Voice: Working with, Not Against, Humans

Companies can leverage automated voice in new ways, building fuller, more authentic connections with their audiences.

Uncover Hidden Gems in Your CX Data with AI by NICE

How Speech Recognition Can Improve Efficiency in Marketing 

Marketing doesn't suck, but speech recognition could make it better. Here's how.

The Need for Continuous Speech Recognition Testing

Conversational AI and voice have to be tested to ensure that they work flawlessly.

Columns

Why Can’t Speech Tech Have a New York Accent?

With a population of 8.8 million within the five boroughs, and nearly 19 million if you include the suburbs, one would be hard-pressed to call the New York metro area a small subset of any U.S. population group.

Reality Isn’t Sci-Fi—It’s More Startling

Speech tech, like all tech, keeps getting more mind-blowing.

The Brain-Computer Interface: The Frontier of Speech Tech

BCI offers hope for assistive technologies that help people who can no longer articulate speech.

Real-Time Guidance: Help for Agents and Customers

These AI solutions listen to and understand both sides of the conversation.

Speech Technology Reports and Research

Active Voice Biometric Authentication - What Is It and How To Use It

Sponsored by LumenVox

Learn More about Contact Center AI!

Sponsored by Observe.AI

How Call Progress Analysis Optimizes Call Routing

Sponsored by LumenVox

Introducing Next Generation Automatic Speech Recognition

Sponsored by LumenVox

Speech Recognition Companies and Suppliers