Speech Technology eWeekly - March 02, 2016

Speech Technology News

IBM Makes Watson TTS More Expressive

IBM makes its Watson Text to Speech API more human-sounding by drawing on more than 40 hours of speech to tag utterances.

Technavio Sees Great Potential in Voice-Control Apps

Mobile banking, connected car apps, and virtual assistants in mobile devices are expected to be the biggest market drivers.

Calabrio Partners with Interactions

Advanced analytics solution provides a faster, easier way to gain insights around customer experience.

Nuance Releases Dragon for Mac Medical

An enhanced speech recognition engine and updated interface are contained within the latest version of Nuance's medical speech recognition software.

Cadence Introduces the HiFi Integrator Studio

The HiFi Integrator Studio provides an audio framework for digital signal processors.

TigerConnect Integrates Nuances Dragon Medical into Its Platform

The TigerConnect Platform now supports secure communication apps with Nuance's clinical speech recognition for healthcare providers.

Atheer to Add Voice and Gesture Controls to Vuzix Smart Glasses

Atheer's AIR Suite will be incorporated into the Vuzix M100 and M300 smart glasses.

DSP Group to Use CEVA Chips in Its Voice Processors

DSP Group deploys CEVA ultra-low-power DSP for audio, voice and always-on functionality in DBMD4 platform targeting mobile wearables and IoT applications.

Acapela Creates a Custom Voice for Norway's Transit System

Norwegian Jernbaneverket informs its passengers with its own exclusive voice, created by Acapela Transport.