Speech Technology eWeekly - April 19, 2017

Speech Technology News

Speech Market to Increase by 12 Percent Through 2021

A BCC Research report identifies a surge in demand for voice recognition technologies, split evenly between enterprise and consumer uses.

Vi, a Voice-Activated AI Trainer App, Launches

LifeBEAMS new artificial intelligence-powered fitness trainer provides personalized coaching through biosensing earphones.

ReadSpeaker Joins ATM Industry Association

The company has identified the banking industry as a key vertical for speech technologies.

Amazon Makes Echo's Voice Processing Technology Available to Device Makers

Amazon's new reference design offers far-field speech processing to hardware manufacturers to create new devices with Amazon Alexa.

Google Assistant Slated to Topple Alexa

Strategy Analytics expects 44 percent of global installed base of intelligent home devices will use Google Assistant by 2022.

VoiceInteraction Updates Closed Captioning and Media Monitoring Solutions

VoiceInteraction releases new versions of its solution to produce automatic closed captions and its robust Media Monitoring system, both targeted for TV broadcasters and media-related companies.