Speech Technology eWeekly - January 12, 2022

Speech Technology News

Sensory Unveils SensoryCloud.ai

SensoryCloud.ai offers cloud-based voice and vision AI technologies.

Lockheed Martin, Amazon, and Cisco Partner to Bring Voice to the Moon

Callisto payload featuring Amazon's Alexa and Cisco's Webex will fly onboard Lockheed Martin's Orion spacecraft for NASA's Artemis I mission.

Veritone MARVEL.ai Synthetic Voice Supports NVIDIA Omniverse Audio2Face

Connection with Veritone's MARVEL.ai gives NVIDIA content creators more than 200 voices and 150 languages to enhance face and video animation projects in immersive digital worlds.

QCRI Creates Real-Time Arabic TTS

The Arabic Language Technologies Team at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) has created a real-time Arabic text-to-speech system.

Russia's MTS Acquires VisionLabs for $95 Million

Russian mobile operator MTS is acquiring voice biometrics firm VisionLabs.

NordicTrack Launches Voice-Controlled Dumbbells

NordicTrack's iSelect voice-controlled adjustable dumbbells offer "Works with Alexa" compatability.

NovoPath Launches NovoPath 360

NovoPath 360 is a voice-enabled laboratory information system.

XPeng Upgrades EV Voice Assistant with Microsoft TTS

XPeng is adding Microsoft's neural text-to-speech to its automotive voice assistant.


NLP and Data Statements: Let’s Speak the Right Language(s)

‘Natural' language processing must not mean ‘English' language processing