Speech Technology eWeekly - June 19, 2019

Voice Value

Helping the Vocally Impaired Speak in Their Own Voice

Thanks to voice banking, digitized speech retains the essence of the original speaker

Speech Technology News

Aculab’s VoiSentry Now Rated “Avaya Compliant”

Voice biometrics system is compatible with key Avaya IX Contact Center solutions. VoiSentry helps business users mitigate fraud risks and enhance the customer experience.

Knowles Announces First Amazon-Qualified Development Kit for Wake-on-Voice Alexa Headsets

AISonic SmartMic Headset Development Kit supports Alexa with lowest power voice activation, eliminating the need for push-to-talk activation.

RLH Corporation Launches Artificial Intelligence Virtual Agent For Central Reservations Across Entire Brand Portfolio

The first-of-its-kind in the hospitality space, the AI virtual agent offers a more seamless experience for travelers and an opportunity to generate greater revenue for hotel owners.

Introducing The Atlantic’s Daily Idea

New smart-speaker skill delivers daily, illuminating ideas for Amazon Echo and Google Home.

Speech Recognition Speech Synthesis to Uplift Adoption of Voice-directed Warehousing Solutions

Increased security and real-time business intelligence are among the major factors driving the growth of the voice-directed warehousing solutions market. Study Projects over $1 Billion Incremental Opportunity for Voice-directed Warehousing Solutions Market through 2026.

Rev.com Launches Rev Automated Transcription

Results from Word Error Rate (WER) testing reveal newly launched proprietary speech recognition service outperforms tech giants Google, Amazon and Microsoft in AI Speech-to-Text Accuracy.

Artificial Solutions Launches Teneo Developers

Artificial Solutions calls Teneo Developers--a portal created to help developers--the "Antidote to chatbot frustration." The forum provides resources to enable developers to take their chatbot ideas beyond what other development tools offer.

Industry Voices

Humanizing Voice Technology to Connect with Patients

Wolters Kluwer Health turned to VUI to keep patients engaged, on-track and, ultimately, healthy. Along the way, the team also discovered empathy in technology.