Speech Technology eWeekly - December 14, 2016

Speech Technology News

IBM Develops a Voice-Enabled Eldercare Robot

IBM Research and Rice University have been exploring a Watson-powered, voice-enabled robot for the elderly and their in-home caregivers.

Greenwave Partners with Nuance for Conversational IoT Interface

Greenwave's AXON Platform integrates Nuance's AI-powered voice and natural language understanding technology.

Dashbot Offers Analytics for Google Assistant

Dashbot has partnered with Google to provide analytics and actionable insights into conversational poducts for the Google Assistant.

Mitel Certifies Parlance Operator Assistant

Parlance's speech-driven call handling solution is certified for interoperability with Mitel MiVoice Business. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)

VoiceLabs Launches Analytics For Google Assistant

VoiceLabs' voice analytics will help developers build more effective voice applications for use with Google Home systems.

Conexant Is Working with Amazon to Create AudioSmart Development Kit for Alexa

Conexant and Amazon are working togetehr to deliver noise-robust tools for manufacturers and developers to prototype and build Alexa-enabled devices.

Mobile Biometrics Market to Experience 35% Growth in Five Years

The world market for mobile biometric security is expected to reach $46 billion by 2022, Market Research Future reports.

GE Adds Alexa Voice Control to Table Lamp

The integration of Alexa Voice Services into GE's lamp lets users control smarthome systems through the lamp's voice interface.