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Voice Control

The ability of a machine or program to understand and carry out spoken commands is known as voice control. Today you can see it in everything from your smartphone to your car. See below for the latest voice control news, trends, and solutions.

Features

The 2022 State of Speech Engines

Innovation can't be denied, but challenges remain.

The 2022 State of Intelligent Virtual Assistants

More IVA building blocks are being put into place.

The 2022 State of Assistive Technology

Expanding opportunities to improve everyday lives.

The 2022 State of Artificial Intelligence

Accuracy improves, but privacy concerns loom.

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. 

Wake Words Will Soon See a Resurgence

As consumers get more accustomed to using voice interfaces, wake words will become more prominent.

Transforming Customer Interactions with Conversational Insight

Video: Rules-Based Chatbot Design, Part 1: Syntactical and Semantical Analysis

Aspect's Andreas Volmer discusses key components of a rules-based approach to chatbot design based on a robust language model in Part 1 of this two-part series from SpeechTEK 2018.

Columns

A Tangled Web of Intelligent Assistants

Getting them all to cooperate would tap their incredible potential

Amid the Pandemic, Speech Technologies Expand the Telehealth Options

The telehealth approach is now providing treatments across the healthcare spectrum

As Voice Assistants Multiply, When Will We Get a Registry?

VARs can help tame the Wild West of voice assistants

Voice Interfaces and Contactless Interactions

A shift in our preferences toward eliminating or reducing touchpoints seems inevitable

Speech Technology Reports and Research

How to Choose the Best Speech-to-Text Engine

Sponsored by Speechmatics

The Ultimate Contact Center KPI Playbook

Sponsored by Observe.AI

Modernize the Customer Experience with Conversational IVR

Sponsored by [24]7.ai

The Ultimate Guide to Speech-to-Text Technology

Sponsored by Speechmatics

Voice Control Companies and Suppliers