Speech Technology eWeekly - March 09, 2016

Speech Technology News

Pindrop Launches IVR Anti-Fraud Solution

IVR Anti-Fraud monitors IVR transactions to identify risky or suspicious caller activity.

Numonix Introduces Hybrid Cloud-Based Interaction Recording for Skype for Business in Microsoft Office 365

RECITE for Skype for Business in Office 365 records voice, video, Web chat, and desktop screens from the cloud.

VoiceBase Integrated with VBrick Rev Enterprise Video Platform

VoiceBase will power transcriptioning and search capabilities for VBrick Rev.

Amazon Releases Echo Dot and Echo Tap Devices

The two new Echo devices use Amazon's Alexa Voice Service for control of smart home devices and to act as a virtual assistant.

Acapela Lends Children's Voices to Crick Software

Acapela Group's children's text-to-speech voices will power Crick's Clicker 7, Clicker Communicator, and Clicker Apps.

California Awards Captioning Contract to Hamilton Relay

Hamilton Relay is awarded a statewide contract to provide relay and captioned telephone service in California.

SoundHound Launches New Hound Voice Search and Virtual Assistant

Now available for iOS and Android devices, SoundHound's natural language voice recognition app features new partnerships with Yelp and Uber.

Qualcomm to Integrate Conexant AudioSmart into Hexagon DSPs

Conexant will bring its far-field microphone processing software to Qualcomm Hexagon digital signal processors.