Speech Technology eWeekly - September 29, 2021


2021 Speech Industry Award Winner: SoundHound Feeds the Voice-Enabled Drive-Through

Speech technology has started to transform drive-through and drive-in interactions for quick-service restaurant chains, and Santa Clara, Calif.-based SoundHound is at the forefront of that innovation.

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Skullcandy Adds Skull-IQ Smart Voice Control to Earbuds

Skullcandy Skull-iQ Smart Feature Technology enables hands-free audio via simple voice commands.

CallMiner Combines Conversation Analytics with Microsoft Azure Speech to Text

Integration lets Microsoft Azure Speech to Text users procure and deploy CallMiner as an out-of-the-box solution. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)

AWS Adds Capabilities to Amazon Connect

Amazon Connect Wisdom, Connect Voice ID, and automated outbound communications for calls, texts, and emails are available to contact centers in the latest Amazon Connect updates. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)

AMAI Is Poised to Launch Conversational AI Voice Editor in the U.S.

AMAI has raised $600,000 to launch its artificial intelligence voice technologies in the United States.

Knowles Launches Raspberry Pi Development Kit

Knowles' new Raspberry Pi SDK enables voice integration for IoT applications.


Building the Next Generation of ASR: Speech Emotion Recognition Apps

Getting rich real-world data is critical, but it's only half the battle.