Speech Technology eWeekly - June 14, 2017

Speech Technology News

VoiceVault Releases Fusion 9 Biometrics Engine

VoiceVault Fusion 9 release was designed with tighter protections against voice spoofing.

Splice Software Releases Voice Apps for Amazon Alexa Skills

The apps allow companies to interact and engage with customers in their homes. (Featured on DestinationCRM.com.)

Nuance Partners with CallMiner

The partnership has led to the creation of a voice of the customer analytics solution.

Linc Joins Shopify Plus Technology Partner Program

Linc delivers chat and voice capabilities to Shopify Plus users via Messenger, WhatsApp, Google Home, Amazon Alexa, and other digital channels.

Synaptics Acquires Conexant

Synaptics boosts its portfolio of human-machine interface technologies with the $300 million acquisition of audio and voice processing solutions provider Conexant Systems.

Verint Launches Mid-Market WFO

Verint has released packaged workforce optimization solutions designed specifically for midsized contact centers. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)

Empirix Launches Hammer 6.7 Test System

Latest release provides more application and testing coverage for voice and contact center applications.

Voice-Controlled Speaker Market to Explode in Five Years

The market for voice-controlled smart speakers is expected to grow from 10 million to approximately 80 million units shipped by 2022.

IBM's Watson Talks with Museum Visitors

The Watson-based 'Voice of Art' Project at Pinacoteca de Sao Paulo offers museum-goers an interactive, personalized experience.

Sensory Adds AI to TrulyNatural

Sensory's latest additions to TrulyNatural speech recognition bring chatbot and avatar technology to consumer devices and apps.