Speech Technology eWeekly - March 20, 2019

Features

Machine Learning and Innovative Speech Applications Dominate Conversational Interaction Conference

The 2019 Conversational Interaction Conference emphasized innovative applications using the latest speech technologies, alternative architectures to ease the creation of conversational apps, and best practices for designing speech dialogs.

Planned Parenthood Proves Chatbots Can Provide Answers to Tough Questions

Planned Parenthood introduced Roo, a chatbot that answers the sometimes embarrassing questions of teens and young adults who might otherwise not have access to science-based sexual education.

Speech Technology News

CallMiner Visualize Powered by Tableau Enriches Speech Analytics Insight with Graphical Impact

Explore, discover and visually express your Voice of the Customer data story across your organization to drive customer experience, enhanced service quality, sales, and compliance.

How Brands Win at Voice Search Preparedness

Report analyzes 12 of America's largest retailers and restaurants to identify market challenges and opportunities to optimize consumer discovery and engagement with brands.

Dramatic Improvement in Neural Machine Translation (NMT) Cuts at Least 30% of Translation Costs for Large Enterprises

According to One Hour Translation (OHT), an online translation agency, the improvement in NMT boosts corporate demand for translation services.

Inference Releases Natural Language Processing for AI-Powered Self-Service

Inference Studio 6.0 Includes Support for Google Dialogflow NLP and IBM Watson Tone Analyzer.