Speech Technology eWeekly - December 21, 2022


Carnegie Mellon ASR Pipeline Seeks to Recognize 1,900 Languages Without Audio

A research team from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh created a voice recognition pipeline that does not need audio to model low-resource languages.

Q & A

Q&A: Nigel Cannings, founder and chief technology officer of Intelligent Voice

Nigel Cannings, chief technology officer and founder of Intelligent Voice, provides commentary about the best and most innovative speech technology in 2022 and what we can expect in 2023.

Speech Technology News

Microsoft Adds Real-Time Translation to Skype

Skype's new translation feature uses AI to detect the languages being spoken during video calls and translate them in real time.

Sonos Launches French Voice Assistant with ReadSpeaker

ReadSpeaker has developed a French version of Sonos' Voice Control.

Native Voice and iHeartMedia Partner for Voice Access to Audio Content

Native Voice is helping iHeartMedia users access podcasts, music, and radio content by voice through their Skullcandy devices.

Transcosmos Brings Transpeech to South Korea

Transcosmos is rolling out its transpeech contact center speech recognition and analytics solution to operations in South Korea.

FineShare Launches FineVoice

FineShare's New FineVoice combines text-to-speech, speech-to-text, audio extractor, and file voice changer.

Xinapse Begins Global Expansion

Korean Voice AI producer Xinapse is coming to the United States.

Luna's Auto-Charting Saves Time and Reduces Burnout

Luna calculated that in 2022, Auto-Charting saved its physical therapists the equivalent of flying to Mars and back at least twice.

NICE Launches ElevateAI

NICE's ElevateAI is a cloud-based platform to make CX applications smarter. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)