Speech Technology eWeekly -
January 23, 2019
Embedding Speech Biometrics on Devices
Voice biometrics just might be the next great hope in securing data and other content. But as people use their mobile devices for more and more, embedding speech biometrics on these devices becomes more important
Speech Technology News
Hailo Expands Series A Round to $21M and Launches Hailo-8 Fast Track Program for Select Customers
Israeli startup Hailo, developers of a proprietary processing architecture for deep learning on edge devices, has expanded its Series A funding round to $21 million.
Spext, Voice to Text Technology, Wins Global Startup Competition for Babson College-Affiliated Entrepreneurs
The Indian Angel Network announced that the winner of the IAN Global Startup Competition for Babson College affiliated entrepreneurs is Spext, a technology that turns recorded voice content into useful, editable content.
Universal Electronics Offers Smart Home Digital Assistant Platform with Embedded Voice Control and Branded Assistant Experience
By fusing UEI's Nevo Butler Smart Home Hub (powered by nevo.ai) with trulyhandsfree speech recognition from Sensory, UEI's customers are able to create powerful voice-enabled digital assistants that feature brand-specific wake words and cloud-free voice control.
Healthcare CX Is Increasingly Fraught, but Speech Tech Provides an Answer
AI-powered bots, armed with natural language understanding, are giving vital help to users navigating healthcare
Integrating TTS in Web Browsers Is Harder Than It Sounds
Text-to-speech for webpages has to tackle modern English's dizzying complexity
Digital Marketing & Voice Search: What Marketers Need To Know
The smart speaker marketplace—think Amazon Echo and Google Home—is growing like gangbusters, and digital marketers who are in the know, are bracing for its impact. The emerging category is evolving rapidly, and could affect the digital marketing landscape in a similar way that mobile devices and smartphones did a decade ago—except maybe faster and more pervasively.
Using Voice Biometrics to Improve Customer Experience
Customer experience is at the heart of every brand, but one of the most frustrating experiences for customers often comes when they're contacting you. Voice biometrics may be able to help streamline and improve their experience.