Speech Technology eWeekly - April 07, 2021


The State of Assistive Technology

Advances bring accessibility to more platforms and devices

Speech Technology News

DefinedCrowd Works to Address AI Bias

DefinedCrowd's new datasets include tools for building bias-free conversational AI models.

Entrata Enables Amazon's Alexa for Residential

With Entrata's Alexa app, property owners now can customize voice-enabled smart home experiences.

Talkwalker Adds Podcasts to Speech Analytics

Talkwalker's Speech Analytics now allows marketers to extract insights from the growing podcast market.

Global Chatbot Market to Hit $10.5 Billion in 2026

Rise in demand for AI-based chatbots to deliver enhanced customer experience will present huge opportunities, MarketsandMarkets predicts.

Voximplant Integrates with Google Cloud Dialogflow CX

Voximplant powers new virtual agent AI capabilities that integrate with Google Cloud Contact Center AI. (Featured on SmartCustomerrService.com.)

Industry Voices

Debunking the Most Common Myths in Voice Technology

Demand for voice-enabled devices has skyrocketed during the pandemic, and in the rush to capitalize on it, businesses can easily fall prey to common misconceptions about voice-enabled products. This piece debunks these myths one by one.