Speech Technology eWeekly -
March 13, 2019
Planned Parenthood Proves Chatbots Can Provide Answers to Tough Questions
Planned Parenthood introduced Roo, a chatbot that answers the sometimes embarrassing questions of teens and young adults who might otherwise not have access to science-based sexual education.
The State of Voice Biometrics
Voice biometrics is becoming popular with big corporations but is still out of reach for many
The 2019 State of Speech Engines
Suppliers focus on adding new languages and voice options in order to differentiate their services
The 2019 State of Speech Analytics
Cloud-based solutions give speech analytics a boost
Speech Technology News
Participants at Global UNESCO Conference on Artificial Intelligence Urge Rights-based Governance of AI
A clear consensus emerged on the need to ensure a human-centered governance of artificial intelligence (AI) during UNESCO's Principles for AI: Towards a Humanistic Approach? Global Conference on 4 March at the Organization's Headquarters.
Inference Releases Natural Language Processing for AI-Powered Self-Service
Inference Studio 6.0 Includes Support for Google Dialogflow NLP and IBM Watson Tone Analyzer.
Univoice to Unveil New Language Learning App at SXSW Founder Louis Black's Home
Univoice emerged from stealth mode today at SXSW, announcing a public beta of its mobile app that teaches language through song, soon to be available for both Apple and Android users.
Uniphore Launches auMina QSense to Transform Performance Management
New solution enables those in customer-facing roles to derive actionable insights via innovative conversational AI-based analytics features.
Dramatic Improvement in Neural Machine Translation (NMT) Cuts at Least 30% of Translation Costs for Large Enterprises
According to One Hour Translation (OHT), an online translation agency, the improvement in NMT boosts corporate demand for translation services.
Smart AI English Pronunciation Assistant ELSA Secures $7 Million in Series A Funding
Backed by Gradient Ventures, Google's AI-focused venture fund, the company expands.