Speech Technology eWeekly - February 16, 2011


Convenience Drives the Speech Technology Market

New SVOX research in the United Kingdom finds that text-to-speech and speech recognition offer convenience and safety benefits.

Speech Technology News

Microsoft Speech Makes Energy More Available

ScienceCinema combines with Microsoft to make online videos from the U.S. Department of Energy searchable.

Nuance Debuts FlexT9 Multimodal Input for Android

Four-in-one keypad app lets users speak, trace, write, or tap with expanded language support for U.S. and U.K. English, German, French, Italian, and Spanish.

Ditech Networks and YouMail Partner to Revolutionize Voicemail

the partnership delivers advanced messaging applications available to carriers, enterprises and consumers.

IVONA Unveils New Voices and Languages

The company adds Spanish, French, and German to its text-to-speech technology.

PhoneTag Now Available in More Languages

Ditech Networks' voice-to-text products are now available in English, German, Spanish, and French.

Philips Upgrades SpeechExec Pro Software

Web-based licensing and a new user interface are among the software's enhancements.

Loquendo Releases ASR 7.9

New product offers improved performance and new features.

Vocollect Unveils Next Generation Vocollect Voice Solution

The new solution is said to improve productivity and accuracy and reduce total cost of ownership across most workflows.

In Other Words

The Global Transition

Many problems can be solved with a little precoding analysis.