Speech Technology eWeekly - August 01, 2018


The 2018 Speech Industry Star Performers

These cutting-edge vendors are leading the way in AI, analytics, natural language, smart speakers, and more. 

Speech Technology News

BanterX Announces the Launch of Conversational Advertising Platform

BanterX, a Silicon Valley-based startup announced that it was launching what is called the World's first Conversational Advertising Platform.

Honeywell Connected Distribution Center Voice Technology To Be Deployed In U.S. Defense Logistics Agency Warehouses

Honeywell announced the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency has awarded the company an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to implement its voice-directed system for workers at distribution centers.

Warner Music, Parlophone Records and Eleven Mgmt. Partner With imperson to Launch a Multi-Platform Chatbot

The "Free Murdoc" chatbot offers an immersive conversational experience on voice and text.

AskGordy Delivers Artificial Intelligence-based Search Technology to Electronic Content Management Systems

The Gordon Flesch Company has partnered with IBM to integrate Watson A.I. and natural language processing capabilities into any Electronic Content Management platform.

Kika Tech Launches Voice Board for Android Devices

Voice Board provides AI-powered smart correction that makes replacing and correcting typos easier.

Ada and Zendesk Unite to Improve Chatbot Experience for Customer Service

Ada and Zendesk will bring new functionality to chatbot and live chat services to improve customer and agent experiences.

Clinc Introduces AI-Powered Drive-Thru and Self-Service Kiosk Ordering Experience for Quick-Service Restaurants

Clinc's conversational AI raises accuracy and speeds up wait times at the window and in-store.

Forward Thinking

8 Ways Advances in Speech Recognition Will Affect Our Lives

From karaoke assistance to talking robots, here's a roundup of speech industry developments you'll be hearing about soon