Speech Technology eWeekly - April 22, 2020

Speech Technology News

Afeka College Seeks to Identify COVID-19 Carriers Using Voice Analysis 

The Israeli school is conducting research to identify people with COVID-19 by changes in their voice and speech patterns.

SoapBox Labs, a Developer of Voice Tech for Kids, Raises $6.5 Million

SoapBox completes a funding round to expand its speech recognition technology developed specifically for children.

Global Mobile Speech Recognition Software Market to Be Worth $443 Million by 2025

Global Industry Analysts expects the mobile speech recognition software market to grow by 11.4 percent per year worldwide.

Nuance Launches Dragon Ambient eXperience (DAX) for Telehealth

Nuance's ambient clinical intelligence solution helps medical professionals document care from anywhere.

HandsFree Health Applies for a Patent for Remote Health Virtual Assistant

HandsFree Health's technology platform supports virtual setup of its WellBe voice-enabled virtual assistant.

LOVO Rolls Out LOVO Studio Voice-Over Platform

LOVO's AI-based Studio voice-over platform clones a voice in five minutes for online learning and remote production projects.

CSG Introduces Conversational AI

CSG worked with Artificial Solutions to launch its new Conversational AI solution.

Interactive Media Launches PhoneMyBot

PhoneMyBot provides voice and telephony access to chatbots.

Speakeasy AI Partners with Inbenta

Speakeasy AI voice-enables Inbenta chatbots with integration for deployment within voice channels like IVR.

The Business Case

Voice Self-Service Has Become More Popular—and It’s About to Get Much Better

Conversational self-service is moving closer to reality

Industry Voices

Social Workers and AI: How New Voice Tech Can Save Lives

Artificial intelligence in voice analysis can detect larger behavioral patterns that could indicate an underlying problem.