Speech Technology eWeekly - September 06, 2017

Speech Technology News

An Integration Is Imminent Between Alexa and Cortana

Amazon's and Microsoft's virtual assistants will soon be able to interact with one another.

Strong Growth Expected in the IVR Market

MarketsandMarkets eyes steady growth for interactive voice response technology through 2023.

Nuance Loop Powers Vivo's Voicemail Transcription

The Vivo Recado Premium mobile app now features visual voicemail functionality from Nuance.

ABB Integrates with Amazon Alexa and Sonos Solutions

ABB-free@home blends voice and home automation functions from Amazon Alexa and wireless ound systems from Sonos.

Sony Intros Wireless Speaker with Built-In Google Assistant

Sony's newest speaker offers the voice control features of Google Assistant.

SoundHound Redesigns Its SoundHound Voice-Enabled Music App

SoundHound 8 features an enhanced music player with "OK Hound..." voice control.