Speech Technology eWeekly - January 05, 2022

Speech Technology News

ICON.AI Launches Sound Mirror

ICON.AI's voice-enabled sound mirror blends a conventional mirror with audio features that can be controlled by voice through a WiFI connection to Alexa.

Labrador Launches Retriever Robot

Labrador's Retriever robot can be commanded by a voice interface and is designed to retrieve items for the elderly or disabled.

CarePredict Launches Care Voice

CareVoice lets family and caregivers record and schedule reminders or other messages for older relatives.

Kidde Adds Voice Interface to Smoke, Fire, and Carbon Monoxide Alarm

New Wi-Fi-capable alarm and app offer smarter voice control for households with interconnected Kidde alarms.

Waterfield Technologies Acquires Speech-Soft Solutions

Waterfield expands its Cisco capabilities with Speech-Soft acquisition.

CEVA Upgrades the Bluebud Platform

Bluebud-HD includes all the audio, voice, and context-aware software required in premium earbuds, gaming headsets, hearables, wearables, and other smart audio products.

Fluent.ai and Knowles Partner on True Wireless Stereo Voice Control

The Fluent.ai-Knowles partnership has led to flexible and noise-robust voice commands to trigger TWS actions in any language or accent, without the need for an internet connection or smartphone app.

CEVA and ASPEED Collaborate on Voice Solutions

Collaboration brings CEVA voice interfaces to ASPEED conferencing and camera equipment.

Inside Speech

Designing a Speech Interface? Learn From Web Design Fails

The annoyances and mistakes on websites can provide valuable lessons.