Speech Technology eWeekly - November 02, 2016

Speech Technology News

KnuVerse Unveils Speech Verification Platform

KnuVerse extends its portfolio with KnuFactor voice recognition and authentication products.

Emergent Partners with AppTek

Partnership brings speech recognition to Emergent's customers.

TCL Integrates Xess with Amazon Alexa

With built-in Alexa voice service and pre-loaded applications, the TCL Xess is a connected home hub.

SoftServe Connects Atlassian HipChat with Amazon Echo

SoftServe's VoiceMyBot Alexa skill is a chatbot with a voice interface enabling access to all Atlassian HipChat Marketplace listings.

Technavio Predicts Strong Growth for TTS in Schools

Text-to-speech in educational markets is expected to see 9 percent growth through 2020, the analyst firm projects.

Yonomi Integrates with Apple Watch

Users can control smart home devices with voice commands through their Apple Watch devices.

Winscribe Becomes a Thomson Reuters Elite Integration Partner

The Winscribe and Thomson Reuters Elite partnership connects MatterSphere clients with digital dictation technologies.

IBM Launches Watson Virtual Agent

Watson Virtual Agent allows businesses to build and deploy conversational agents. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)

IBM Adds Voice to MobileFirst for iOS

IBM Watson can enhance existing enterprise apps with cognitive capabilities, including speech interaction and natural language processing.