Speech Technology eWeekly - July 27, 2016

Speech Technology News

Nuance Communications to Acquire TouchCommerce

The acquisition will unite Nuance's IVR solutions and TouchCommerce's "omnichannel" offerings under a common umbrella. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.

TouchCommerce Partners with Nuance for TouchAssist

TouchAssist blends TouchCommerce's chat and virtual assistant technology with Nuance's Nina and natural language understanding technology.

Adventist Health System to Implement M*Modal

Adventist Health System selects M*Modal as its transcription and front-end speech recognition platform provider.

Genesys Sees Significant Investment

Genesys announces an investment from Hellman & Friedman at $3.8 billion valuation.

Sensory Increases Installs of Low-Power Sound Detector

Sensory's LPSD, the foundation for its TrulyHandsfree technology, is installed on chips from DSP Group, Knowles, and QuickLogic.

Sioux Falls to Roll Out Winscribe

Winscribe was chosen by the City of Sioux Falls, S.D., to replace its dictation and document workflow technology.

Natural Language Processing Market to Double by 2021

Research firm MarketsandMarkets Expects the natural language processing market to reach $16 billion in five years.