Speech Technology eWeekly - October 13, 2021


2021 Speech Industry Award Winner: Voiceitt Makes Voice More Accessible

Israel-based Voiceitt, a provider of commercial speech recognition technology, is refocusing attention on applications that can translate unintelligible and atypical speech in real time, enabling people with severe speech impairments and other disabilities to communicate by voice.

Speech Technology News

Customers Abandon Companies with Bad Authentication

Consumers overwhelmingly prefer biometrics, including voice, to passwords for identity verification, CMO Council research finds.

Blue Health Intelligence Enhances Whyzen Analytics

Blue Health Intelligence's Whyzen Analytics platform now includes the speech-enabled Whyzen Advisor.

Sonde Health Launches Mental Fitness with Vocal Biomarker Technology

Sonde Health's Mental Fitness uses voice patterns to monitor mental health and well-being.

LifeBio Earns Grant to Study Alzheimer's and Voice

LifeBio research will use conversational AI as a possible diagnostic tool for Alzheimer's.

NICE Launches Customer Experience Interactions (CXi)

NICE CXi aligns critical components of the NICE CXone cloud contact center suite. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)

Genesys Acquires Pointillist and Exceed.ai

Genesys has agreed to acquire Pointillist and Exceed.ai to enhance its offerings and transform customer and employee experiences across marketing, sales, and service. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)

Industry Voices

With the Convenience of Voice Technology Comes Great Responsibility

Voice processing on device could solve the industry's data privacy challenges.