Speech Technology eWeekly - May 10, 2017

Speech Technology News

Conexant Expands Collaboration with Amazon to Bring Alexa to More Devices

Conexant's four-mic development kit will help users prototype and develop high-performance far-field devices with Amazon Alexa.

GreenKey Files Patent for Scribe Voice Trading Solution

VoiceKey has applied for a U.S. patent for its Scribe speech-to-text application for financial services firms.

Inbenta Joins inContact inCloud Ecosystem Partner Program

The partnership allows users of inContact's cloud contact center software to add conversational chatbot technology. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)

West Virginia University Health System to Implement M*Modal Solutions

WVU Medicine chooses M*Modal's cloud-based documentation platform for its speech and real-time cognitive technologies.

Hospitals Choose Nuanceā€™s Computer-Assisted Physician Documentation

A string of hospitals all over the country have turned to Nuance recently for their dication needs.

Parks Associates Predicts 60 Percent Growth for Smart Speakers with Voice

New research puts the number of smart speakers with personal assistants at 50 million units by 2020.

Tobii Dynavox Launches PCEye Plus with Speech Recognition

PCEye Plus is an eye-tracking device and speech recognition device to help the disabled operate computers.

Nuance Enhances Dragon Law Enforcement

New customizations and improved documentation capabilities with Nuance Deep Learning round out the system upgrades.