Speech Technology eWeekly -
January 02, 2019
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?
3 Spooky Examples of AI
Robots that thing for themselves. Chatbots that lie. Delve into the world of creepy AI, and what it can do, even if we don't want it to.
3 Ways AI is Making Your Office a Better Place to Work
Many workers are worried about losing their jobs to AI, but others are grateful for the many ways new, AI-based technologies are making their offices a better place to work.
3 Unexpected Uses of AI and Speech Technologies
It's almost a given, now, that you have a digital assistant in your pocket, but there are many people out there finding new, innovative uses for the technologies that undergird the foundation of speech technology. Here are a few of the uses of speech technology that caught our interest recently.
2 Tools to Help you Get Started with Voice Technology
If you're a content creator of any kind--creating books or audiobooks, podcasts, articles, magazines, videos, you name it--you're eventually going to have to bring that content into the realm of Amazon's Alexa. Here are two tools to help beginners build their skills.
Optimizing Your Business: The VEO Way
Picture this - you are the owner of a restaurant with the best-rated steak tacos in town. While your grills are flaming and the tacos are served to perfection, the volume of reservations and in-store walk-ins is dwindling. You think it's the slow season, until you see your competitor down the block is constantly packed. Did you know Alexa, Siri, Google Home, and other voice devices could be to blame?
Trending in 2019: Voice Technology and Customer Experience
As we get ready to launch into the new year, we see four over-arching trends driving voice technology and improved customer experience.
What Made AI Mainstream, Part 1: Big Data (Video)
Paco Nathan of O'Reilly Media's R & D Group discusses the role of big data in the commoditization of AI in this clip from SpeechTEK 2018.
What Made AI Mainstream, Part 2: Big Compute (Video)
Paco Nathan of O'Reilly Media's R & D Group discusses the role of big compute in the commodification of AI in this clip from SpeechTEK 2018.
What Made AI Mainstream, Part 3: Big Models (Video)
Paco Nathan of O'Reilly Media's R & D Group discusses the role of big models in the commoditization of AI in this clip from SpeechTEK 2018.
How AI is Charting the Use of Chatbots in IT
Artificial Intelligence technology helps to improve enterprise workflows and IT practices.
How AI is Transforming Call Center Training
Machine learning will revolutionize call center coaching methods.