Speech Technology eWeekly -
September 11, 2019
Speech Technology News
Sensory Unveils Custom Voice Assistant Platform with Biometrics and Voice Analytics
Sensory's new custom voice assistant platform is a modular, edge- or cloud-based virtual assistant platform that offers companies everything they need to deliver a branded voice assistant ordering experience to customers.
SPi Global Launches Dubbing Solution
SPi Global announced the release of SmartDub, a solution that enhances Text-to-Speech (TTS) technology to generate synthetic voices creating a more natural and immersive experience for users.
Picovoice Brings Real-Time Speech Recognition to Offline Devices
Picovoice, a Canadian AI startup, has developed a real-time speech recognition engine that can run offline anywhere, from a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero to within a web browser.
Philips Launches Recording Solutions for the Social Media Generation
New Philips VoiceTracer audio recorders feature smartphone compatibility and speech recognition as well as advanced microphones. The free app is available on both iOS and Android.
Video: How to Assess if a Conversational UI Is Right for You
Allstate Conversational Designer Katie Lower outlines working models for assessing the viability of a conversational interface with multiple teams within an organization in this clip from her presentation at SpeechTEK 2019.
Enhancing Voice Search with Sentiment Analysis
Sentiment analysis has the potential to revolution voice search, but as of now, search providers are not taking advantage of all it has to offer. Find out how using sentiment analysis can lead to more accurate search results and happier customers.
Market Spotlight on Automotive: IVAs Are Popular in New Cars, but Concerns, Limits Remain
While supercars like Kit from Knight Rider are still the stuff of TV fantasy, today's automobiles are becoming smarter and smarter, and speech technologies are at the heart of this transformation.