Speech Technology eWeekly - August 26, 2020

Speech Technology News

Face Masks Don't Interfere with Speech Systems

A new study finds that wearing a face protector does not introduce biases in speech system performance.

Speechmatics Partners with Prosodica on Call Analytics

Speechmatics and Prosodica partner to use any-context speech recognition to generate insights from call center speech data.

Sonde Health Acquires NeuroLex Labs

Sonde Health gains a voice survey and data acquisition platform with its acquisition of NeuroLex.

AppTek Partners with Gallaudet on Captioning Project

AppTek and Gallaudet University are working together to bring better transcription and captioning to web and videoconferencing applications.

Nuance Partners with MITRE on Oncology Solution

Nuance is working with MITRE to develop an oncology-specific version of Dragon Medical One applying the mCODE data standard.

Conversational AI Market to See 22 Percent CAGR Through 2025

MarketsandMarkets expects conversational AI to grow from a $4.9 billion market to $13.9 billion in the next five years. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)

Nuance Advances Dragon Medical Virtual Assistant for Hey Epic!

Nuance lets Epic users access, navigate, and control the Epic EHR using advanced Dragon Medical virtual assistant technology.

ZVOX Introduces Voice-Clarifying Speaker

ZVOX's AV157 Speaker offers dialogue boost with SuperVoice technology and Amazon Alexa compatability.

AWS Launches Contact Center Intelligence

Amazon Web Services' Contact Center Intelligence is making it possible for companies to build and deploy AI into contact center workflows. (Featured on SmartCustomerService.com.)

Forward Thinking

How Can Speech Technology Help?

Looking at all the ways speech recognition can step up amid the pandemic