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Speech to Text

Speech-to-text solutions processes of converting spoken words to written formats for processes such as transcription and voicemail-to-email are integral to businesses and consumers alike. See below for the latest speech-to-text news, trends, and solutions.

Features

2024 State of AI in the Speech Technology Industry

How generative (and other types of) artificial intelligence is impacting five important sectors.

The Top Speech Technologies and Vendors: The 2023 Speech Industry Awards

AI, AI, and more AI: The technology is disrupting everything, and it's found everywhere in our speech industry achievements for 2023.

2023 Speech Industry Award Winner: Microsoft’s VALL-E Breaks the Mold in AI Training

VALL-E, one of Microsoft's latest forays into artificial intelligence, is a transformer-based text-to-speech model that can re-create any voice from just a three-second sample clip.

2023 Speech Industry Award Winner: NVIDIA Is Making Voice AI Better for Almost Everyone

NVIDIA saw blowout second-quarter results, surging margins, and incredible demand, which prompted one analyst from Constellation Insights to conclude that "it's clear the company has little competition and a lot of pricing power."

Industry Voices

Why Speech Researchers Need Better Benchmarks

Long-form speech recognition is here and growing. With updated datasets, we can accurately train and test ASR models for real-world use cases.

What Does Scaling Mean for the Speech-to-Text Industry?

Speech-to-text services have gained accuracy, but scaling will require additional compute power.

AI Voice: Working with, Not Against, Humans

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

How Speech Recognition Can Improve Efficiency in Marketing 

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

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ChatGPT Solves Some Translation Conundrums

Outstanding automatic translation at everyone's fingertips is getting closer.

A Perfect Storm of Speech Technologies

Now's the time to consider what new applications might be possible.

Speech System Designers Need to Hold Procedural Memory in Mind

Don't assume all users will be able to follow design updates.

Real-Time Transcription Serves an Immediate Need (or Lots of Them)

Contact centers are seeing all kinds of potential use cases,

Speech Technology Reports and Research

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