Speech Technology eWeekly - February 24, 2016

Speech Technology News

Verint Acquires Contact Solutions

The deal extends Verint's Actionable Intelligence vision with real-time, contextual self-service software. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)

Nuance Releases Dragon Medical One Dictation Platform

The new cloud-based solution brings greater access and beefed-up analytics.

LG Turns to Conexant for Voice Control of Smart Home Devices

Conexant's CX2092x chips will power the voice interface for LG's tvG Woofer set top box and IoT Hub.

Tractica Expects NLP Market to Hit $2.1 Billion by 2024

25 percent compounded annual growth expected as the technology expands into new industries.

IBM and SoftBank Introduce Japanese Watson APIs

Watson's capabilities can now be used to develop cognitive computing and speech services in Japan.

Samsung Partners with VoiceBox Technologies

VoiceBox will provide its natural language understanding technology for Samsung mobile devices.

Big Nerd Ranch Partners with Amazon for Free Voice Development Training

Free Alexa Skills Kit training courses are available to help voice-driven skill development for Alexa-enabled devices,such as Amazon Echo or Amazon Fire TV.

Domino's Now Taking Orders from Apple Watch

The pizza delivery chain is letting customers place orders through their Apple Smart Watches.