Speech Technology eWeekly - December 19, 2018


Speech Technology Predictions for 2019

We asked our regular contributors and columnists what speech technology trends and stories will dominate the headlines in 2019. Which of these predictions do you think will come true in the year to come, and which do you think we'll still be waiting for in 2020?

Case Studies

Toys that Talk to Kids

Toymakers are increasingly incorporating speech technology into their dinosaurs, robots, unicorns, and the like.

Speech Technology News

Dragon Medical Speech Recognition Microphone Allows Clinicians to Transcribe Anywhere in Privacy

Accurately document patient information without being overheard by others while additionally eliminating all background noise.

Voiceweb Foundation Wants to Use Voicecoin to Fund Voice Internet

Voiceweb Foundation‘s vision, according to its website, is "To advance with the times, we will build a decentralized voice WEB by establishing a domain name system that conforms to the voice age, stimulates the creativity of small and medium-sized enterprises and individuals, liberates the Internet, and frees the Internet from the monopoly of centralized forces, bringing greater conveniences to the public."

YITU Announces Mandarin Speech Recognition Technology

Chinese Artificial Intelligence (AI) company, YITU Technology, has unveiled a Mandarin speech recognition system, showcasing what it says is unprecedented levels of accuracy achieved by such technology thus far.

TEN DIGIT Communications Selects ID R&D to Provide Biometric Authentication to its Intelligent Messaging Platform

The company's TDC BRIDGE customers will be authenticated by keystroke, facial liveness, and voice biometrics.

Market Spotlights

Market Spotlight: Toys/Robotics

Robot creators are limited only by their imaginations