Speech Technology eWeekly - January 10, 2018

Speech Technology News

Acer to Move Alexa onto PCs

Acer is adding Amazon's voice-enabled virtual assistant to its desktop and notebook computers.

SoapBox API Lets Kids Have a Voice

SoapBox Labs has developed technology that enables voice recognition in children's electronics.

ClearOne Awarded Speech Patent

ClearOne's newest patent covers a way to add anyone's voice to TTS applications.

CEVA Introduces ClearVox, Partners with Silentium

Both moves are designed to improve the voice quality of CEVA's TeakLite digital signal processors.

Intuition Robotics Launches ElliQ in Beta Program

Intuition Robotics is introducing its interactive social robot to select older adults in their homes in Florida and California.

Avnet and Aaware Introduce Sound Capture Platform

Solution leverages Avnet's MiniZed to improve interface for voice control.

Toshiba Introduces the Symbio Smart Home Solution

Symbio features voice control capabilities powered by Amazon Alexa.

Ambiq Micro, DSP Concepts, and Sensory Bring Always-On Voice Control to Portable Devices

Collaboration enables power-efficient, always-listening voice control on battery-operated, intelligent devices.

Sourcenext to Market Travis Voice Translator

Sourcenext will act as the exclusive distributor of Travis' Pocketalk devices in the U.S. and Canada.

Hyundai Works with SoundHound on Voice-Enabled Intelligent Personal Agent

Hyundai's Intelligent Personal Agent will be deployed in new models in 2019.