Speech Technology eWeekly - July 13, 2022


Vertical Markets Spotlight: Speech in Travel and Hospitality

Post-COVID surge challenges properties.

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Pindrop Partners with Odigo

Pindrop and Odigo partner to provide voice authentication and fraud detection technology to Odigo customers.

AI21 Labs Raises $64 Million

Funds will further AI21's development of conversational AI technology.

Tencent Cloud Collaborates with Voicemod on Voice-Changing Chat Solution

Leveraging Tencent Cloud's Game Multimedia Engine, the collaboration allows players to transform into game characters by customizing voices.

Renesas and Cyberon Partner on Voice Recognition

Renesas and Cyberon are making it easier for developers to add voice interfaces to endpoint applications.

Valuates Sees TTS Technology Topping $5.79 Billion by 2028

The text-to-speech market will grow at a CAGR of 12.3 percent for the next six years, according to Valuates Reports.

Sharp Launches Voice-Enabled Dishwasher

A centerpiece of Sharp's new Compact Kitchen Suite, the Alexa-enabled dishwasher can be controlled remotely via app or voice command. 

Korean Researchers Launch Daily Talk Dataset

DailyTalk is the latest conversational text-to-speech dataset based on the FastSpeech Framework.

Alchemy Raises Funds to Improve Transcription

Speech recognition startup Alchemy Machines has raised $400,000 for next-generation transcription technology.

NIH Awards Aural Analytics a $1.4 Million Grant

The NIH grant will support Aural Analytics work with Speech Vitals to deliver clinical-grade speech analytics.