Speech Technology eWeekly - February 22, 2017

Speech Technology News

Voxello Receives FDA Clearance for Noddle Speech-Generation Device

The FDA says the Voxello noddle device can be used in hospital settings to help disabled patients communicate.

CEVA and Waves Audio Partner

Waves Audio and CEVA partner on far-field voice pick up and psychoacoustic sound enhancement for the mobile, smart home, and wireless audio markets.

KT Adds Conexant AudioSmart to GiGA Genie Virtual Assistant Media Hub

Conexant's AudioSmart voice technologies will enable GiGA Genie AI-infused virtual assistant media hub to provide excellent near- and far-field performance for voice interface and video conferencing.

Sengled Adds Voice Control to Smart Lighting

Sengled's smart lighting technology is now voice-enabled through Amazon Alexa integration.

Texas Medical School Offers Assistive Technologies

The school is adding a number of technologies, including voice-activated navigation, to its website.

Lenovo Partners with Orbita for Voice-Enabled Home Assistant

Lenovo Health and Orbita are teaming up on the release of Virtual Care, a voice-enabled home health assistant based on Amazon Alexa technology.

Fraunhofer Debuts Solutions for Improved Speech Intelligibility and Speech-to-Text

New solutions from Fraunhofer will improve operations for call center agents.

Mondly Launches VR and Voice-Based Language Tool

The new VR app combines voice chatbot technology with speech recognition in virtual reality to create new way to learn a new language.

Winscribe Updates Dictation for Android Mobile Devices

Winscribe has updated its digital dictation workflow management application for Android devices with a new design and greater functionality

Crescendo Releases Enhanced Crescendo Speech Dictation Solution

Crescendo Speech promises higher than 95 percent accuracy out of the box.