Speech Technology eWeekly - December 06, 2017

Speech Technology News

Amazon Launches Voice-Powered Alexa for Business

AWS has created a business-specific version of its voice-enabled virtual assistant.

Awrel Releases Voice-Enabled Dental Product Ordering Platform

Dental labs and suppliers can now offer conversational-based transactions via web, mobile, or voice assistants.

Fortemedia Lends Voice Processing to Samsung Galaxy Note8

Samsung's newest smartphone features ForteVoice iS820 advanced voice processing.

HomeAdvisor Links to Google Assistant

New integration allows homeowners to find and connect with local home service professionals using voice commands.

Tact.ai Launches CRM Skill for Alexa for Business

The Tact.ai Sales Assistant Skill for Amazon for Business lets companies develop a conversational interface for CRM and productivity solutions.

XMOS Delivers Stereo-AEC Voice Kit

New voice kits support clearer audio reception for voice-enabled smart devices.

Speechmatics Builds 46 Languages in Just 6 Weeks

Speechmatics put its Automatic Linguist AI framework to the test during Phase 1 of Project Omniglot to learn as many languages as possible.

Sensory Expands Waze Voice Command Feature

Sensory's TrulyHandsfree voice control lets Waze users set destinations, add stops, and notify other drivers of road hazards.