Speech Technology eWeekly - April 08, 2020

Voice Value

Infusing AI and Speech into the Mobile Retail Customer Experience

AI-powered apps are employing speech as part of an all-important omnichannel approach

Speech Technology News

Strong Growth for Voice Assistants Projected Through 2030

Prescient & Strategic Intelligence valued the voice assistant market at $1.72 billion in 2019 and expects it to reach $26.9 billion by 2030.

Interest Grows for Voice Analytics for Remote Employee Wellness Monitoring

Nemesysco customers cite the need to ensure business continuity while employees work from home during the coronavirus outbreak.

Inference Launches Inference Studio 6.5

Studio 6.5 helps companies rapidly scale omnichannel self-service voice-based solutions. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)

HandsFree Health Provides Voice Technology to Seniors Through BeHomeSafe

HandsFree Health is providing voice-enabled smart speakers and smart watches to seniors through a partnership with BeHomeSafe.

Apple Acquires Irish Speech Startup Voysis

Apple's interest reportedly comes from a desire to improve Siri's natural language capabilities.

iTranslate Launches Translation App for Healthcare 

iTranslate Medical is free to all medical professionals and institutions in need of translations.

Ivanti Adds Rapid Voice to Rapid Platform

With Rapid Voice, Ivanti's toolset enables the deployment of mobile devices with a voice interface.

COVID-19 Expands Opportunities for Voice Control

Voice control can minimize the risk of contracting coronavirus from touching shared surfaces, ABI Research suggests.