Speech Technology eWeekly - October 06, 2021


2021 Speech Industry Award Winner: TTEC Takes Over the Government

TTEC Holdings, an Englewood, Colo.-based customer experience technology and services provider, has been busy on the acquisition front in the past year, scooping up both Avtex and VoiceFoundry.

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Sensory Releases Speech Recognition for Children

Sensory has launched a children's speech recognizer for apps, toys, wearables, and education technologies.

UserWay Uses Siri's Voice to Promote Web Accessibility

The voice actor behind Apple's Siri is helping UserWay promote website accessibility in a new campaign.

Voice Assistant Applications Market to Be Worth $11.2 Billion by 2026

MarketsandMarkets expects voice assistant applications to grow by 32.4 percent for the next five years.

Auraya Launches EVA 2.1.2 with AWS Certification

Version 2.1.2 of Auraya's EVA Voice Biometrics includes AWS Foundational Technical Review accreditation for use with Amazon Connect contact center solutions.

Five9 and Zoom Terminate Acquisition Deal

Five9's shareholders fail to approve the $14.7 billion sale to Zoom announced in July. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)

RingCentral Adds Live Transcription to MVP

RingCentral's latest advances intelligently script and create meeting summaries and next-gen analytics.

Vivoka Adds Voice Biometrics

Vivoka has integrated voice biometrics into its Voice Development Kit.

Plum Voice Launches AI Fusion

Plum Voice AI Fusion blends natural language resources form Amazon, Google, IBM, Nuance, and Microsoft.