Speech Technology eWeekly - January 11, 2023

Speech Technology News

SoundHound Partners with Toast to Help Restaurants Offer Voice Ordering

SoundHound for Restaurants now integrates with Toast's restaurant point-of-sale systems.

BlackBerry and Marelli Power Enhanced In-Car Audio Experiences

Marelli will deploy BlackBerry's QNX Acoustics Management Platform and QNX Hypervisor to improve voice command accuracy and reduce unwanted echo and background noise.

Panasonic Automotive Integrates with Amazon Alexa SDK

Panasonic Automotive updates SkipGen in-vehicle infotainment system with wake word access to Siri and Alexa.

Maxwell Health Associates and nVoq Partner

Maxwell Healthcare Associates will resell nVoq's clinical documentation solutions.

Vuzix Blade Powers Xander's Real-Time Captioning XanderGlasses

XanderGlasses with Vuzix Blade software provide captioning for live conversations.

CEVA's Audio Front-End Software Becomes Alexa Voice Service (AVS) Qualified

Ceva's ClearVox far-field noise reduction software and WhisPro neural network-based keyword spotting software are ready for integration with Alexa Voice Service-enabled devices.

Industry Voices

The Importance of Voice Control on Aging in Place

The development of voice control language processing and available applications will impact seniors' ability to safely age in place.