Speech Technology eWeekly - August 31, 2022

Speech Technology News

Amazon Pilots Alexa Game Control

Alexa Game Control lets gamers use voice to play and gives developers tools to build voice interactions powered by Alexa. 

Unblu and DirectLink Partner on Voice Banking App

Unblu and Directlink are teaming up to combine their advanced AI and conversational banking platforms.

ConverseNow Adds $10 Million in Funding to Advance Voice Ordering

ConverseNow has raised an additional $10 million in funding to bring its voice ordering to more restaurants and locations.

Panera Bread Tests Voice Ordering

Two Panera restaurants in upstate New York are piloting Open City's voice ordering technology.

Speech Generation Devices Market to See Strong Growth

Data Bridge expects the market for speech-generating devices to more than double by 2029.

Khoros Expands Partnership with Amazon Web Services

Khoros has joined the AWS ISV Accelerate Program and AWS Marketplace, linking its contact center and voice solutions. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)

Echo360 Adds Captioning from Rev

Rev is providing captioning for instructional videos from Echo360.

Veritone Launches Veritone Voice Network

Veritone Voice Network provides a multilingual customer AI voice service to podcast networks.