Speech Technology eWeekly - August 04, 2021


The Top Speech Technologies and Vendors: The 2021 Speech Industry Awards

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

Speech Technology News

Deepgram Offers Developer Incentives and Features

Deepgram is giving away $10 million in free speech recognition to developers.

LumenVox Launches Next-Generation Automatic Speech Recognition with Transcription

LumenVox's deep neural network architecture lets users add languages and dialects with ease.

Intelity and Volara Voice-Enable Hotel Rooms

Intelity and Volara have released a joint voice command solution that delivers premier in-room guest engagement via voice.

Qualtrics to Acquire Clarabridge for $1.125 Billion

Qualtrics' acquisition of Clarabridge will enable companies to capture, analyze, and act on all forms of customer and employee feedback. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)

Rev Ups Its Language Total to 31

Rev.com's Rev.ai speech recognition technology now works with 31 world languages.

Sentrics Leverages Amazon Lex to Voice-Enable Engage360

Sentrics lets seniors control their TVs with voice commands.

Thoma Bravo Acquires Medallia

Investment firm Thoma Bravo has acquired Medallia for $6.4 billion. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)

Uniphore Acquires Jacada

Uniphore and Jacada together will offer full low-code and no-code contact center automation capabilities. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)

Industry Voices

Three Key Considerations to Enable Objectivity, Upskill Workers, and Gain Buy-In for Change

AI and automation help companies and employees move toward customer-centricity.