Speech Technology eWeekly - January 08, 2020

Q & A

Q&A: Tobias Dengel, CEO of WillowTree, on Multimodal Apps Involving Voice

Speech Technology News

Healthcare Seen as Voice Technology's Newest Frontier

Health-related use cases for voice are expanding, new research finds.

Aiqudo to Provide Voice Platform for Byton's Electric Vehicles

Aiqudo's Voice to Action platform will allow Byton drivers to interact with their mobile phones hands-free.

Novatek Adopts CEVA Audio/Voice Technology for Its Smart TV SoCs

Novatek adds CEVA's DSP and far-field voice front-end software for voice wakeup and control capabilities to TVs.

Sensory Unveils Domain-Specific Voice Assistant for Smart Appliances

Sensory's TrulyNatural SDK offers voice control of kitchen appliances without risking user privacy.

Vizio Launches Voice Remote

VIZIO SmartCast TVs now offer expanded voice control.

MobileHelp and LifePod Connect AI-Driven, Voice-Enhanced Caregiving Solution with Emergency Response

Integrated solution lets the elderly summon help in the event of an emergency simply using their voices.

iRobot and IFTTT Partner on Smart Home Integrations

Users can now control their Roomba and Braava appliances with voice through smart home system integrations.

Synopsys Releases Bluetooth LE Audio Codec for Power-Sensitive Audio and Voice Applications

Synopsys optimized its low-power codec for ARC processor IP to enable high-quality audio and voice streaming from smart home, mobile, and wearable devices.

Strong Growth Expected for Speech Analytics

QY Research projects a 13.84 percent CAGR for the global speech analytics market through 2025.