Speech Technology eWeekly -
May 24, 2017
Speech Technology News
Explosive Growth Eyed for Voice Assistants
A report by Ovum predicts more than 7.5 billion units by 2021, exceeding the world population.
Smart Home Technology Faces Adoption Challenges
Of those who own smart home systems, roughly a third use voice functionality, a ReportLinker survey found.
Enacomm Introduces Credit Unions to Voice Assistants
Enacomm Voice Authentication lets credit unions provide a secure solution for personal banking.
Voice-Activated Virtual Assistants Alter Buying Behavior
Consumers who own virtual assistants are less likely to make in-store purchases and do online research, a consumer study by Toluna found.
NeoSpeech Releases Italian, German, French, and Spanish TTS voices
NeoSpeech has launched eight text-to-speech voices in four European languages.
MediaTek Launches Chipset Supporting Voice Assistants
The new chipset supports Google Assistant and other voice-based intelligent devices.
Empirix Enhances VoiceWatch
The latest self-service release empowers users to better align monitoring and dynamic business demands. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)
Sensory Updates TrulySecure Biometrics Solution
TrulySecure receives updated deep learning algorithms that boost its accuracy and liveness detection. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)