Speech Technology eWeekly -
October 02, 2019
Would You Like Fries With That? Speech Technology at the Drive-Thru
McDonald's recent acquisition of Apprente was big news, but voice-ordering is nothing new to the world of fast-food. This move just goes to show how important speech technology will be in the future of QSRs.
Q & A
Q&A: Dr. Michael McTear on Building a Conversational Chatbot for Google Assistant Using Dialogflow
Get a sneak-peek of Dr. Michael McTear's SpeechTEK workshop and learn how to build a conversational chatbot for Google Assistant using Dialogflow. Like what you see? Head over to speechtek.com.
Q&A: Bruce Balentine on the Basics of Conversational Chatbots
Conversational chatbots may be the future (or even the present) but Bruce Balentine is taking developers back to basics in his workshop at SpeechTEK in April. Learn how to build chatbots that get results.
Speech Technology News
Amazon Partners with Technology Companies on Voice Interoperability Initiative
Amazon and leading technology companies announced the Voice Interoperability Initiative, a new program to ensure voice-enabled products provide customers with flexibility through interoperable voice services.
New Echo Products and Other Amazon Alexa Announcements
Amazon announces 4-in-1 Amazon Smart Oven, Certified for Humans program, and new Alexa features that make everyday tasks easier and help you keep your home safe while you're away.
Say It Now Appoints Brian Fitzpatrick as Chairman
Digital veteran to advise award-winning voice technology company as consumers increasingly adopt smart speakers.
Video: How to Design and Build Natural Conversations
Twilio Director of AI/ML Nico Acosta explains how to train your AI to deliver end-to-end experience in conversational self-service systems in this clip from his keynote at SpeechTEK 2019.