Speech Technology eWeekly - October 20, 2021


Speech Can Help Students Read, Experts Conclude

Voice-driven tools have had a direct impact on fluency and literacy, unlocking far more natural and nuanced ways of gauging reading fluency and comprehension than traditional quizzes and tests.

Speech Technology News

Vuzix Brings Vivoka's Speech Technology to Its Smart Glasses

Vivoka is providing voice recognition language support for Vuzix M-Series Smart Glasses.

Sensely Launches Virtual Primary Care (VPC)

Sensely Virtual Primary Care provides a voice-enabled virtual assistant for the healthcare industry.

CallMiner Acquires Audio Capture Provider OrecX

CallMiner's acquisition of OrecX enables audio and screen capture use cases beyond the contact center. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)

Conversational AI Market to Reach $32.62 Billion by 2030

Valuates Reports expects the conversational AI market to grow by a 20 percent CAGR through 2030.

QBox Partners with Cognigy

QBox and Cognigy partnership delivers natural language understanding performance management and testing to conversational AI.

MediaPlatform Adds EEG Captioning to Its Webcasting Platform

MediaPlatform has integrated EEG's captioning within its Broadcaster live webcasting platform.

Cambridge Quantum Releases Natural Language Processing Toolkit and Library

Converting sentences into quantum circuits, lambeq accelerates the development of practical NLP applications as quantum computing systems scale.

Humelo to Expand Voice Dubbing and TTS Capabilities

Kortean startup Humelo received $2.6 million in funding to expand its TTS, dubbing, and translation capabilities.

Industry Voices

Using Purpose-Built AI to Manage Consumer Complaints

Artificial intelligence can identify interactions that contain complaints and suggest ways to mitigate them.