Speech Technology eWeekly - June 07, 2017

Speech Technology News

Nuance Communications' Nina is Now Available Through Amazon Alexa

Speech technology provider Nuance Communications has announced it will soon bring its artificial intelligence-powered assistant Nina to Amazon Alexa, giving Nina users another channel through which to provide customer support. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)

Apple Upgrades Siri in iOS 11, Releases HomePod

Apple is giving Siri a male and female voice, translation capabilities, tighter integrations, and HomePod connectivity.

Nuance Expands Dragon Drive to Car's Passengers

Nuance Dragon Drive expands multipassenger automotive assistant with AI and connectivity to smarthome systems.

ReadSpeaker Adds to Its TextAid App

ReadSpeaker has added Highlighter and Word Prediction tools to the latest version of its TextAid text-to-speech product.

CereProc Launches Swedish TTS Voice

The first use of CereProc's "Ylva" voice will be to create talking books and newspapers for Swedish students.