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An Art App for Kids Adds Voice

Moondrop Entertainment last week released a really cool drawing app, called Drawp, for iPad. This imaginative  app lets children develop their creativity and safely share it with family in a parent-approved network. They can even add voice messages to make the works of refrigerator art—which are stored in the cloud, thereby reducing clutter in the kitchen—even more meaningful. […]

Intelligent Voice Hits the Presses

Speech is making news again, and it’s right there on the front page this time. And it even includes a bold prediction about where speech analytics is heading, albeit from a somewhat biased source. The Wall Street Journal last week ran front-page stories about  Intelligent Voice, a product that can listen to and detect fraudulent behavior […]

Voice Biometrics Solution Authenticates Students

Voice Biometrics Solution Authenticates Students

With the proliferation of online learning programs that enroll remote students comes the headache of authenticating who is actually taking tests and courses, and meeting such verification as mandated by the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA). In resonse, Authentify has launched Authentify Education Services, powered by Authetify xFA. By using the xFA solution, passwords are […]

Wizzard Speech Launches Wavefile Service for App Developers

Wizzard Speech Launches Wavefile Service for App Developers

Aimed at developers who create apps for small footprint mobile devices, Wizard Speech has added a text-to-speech solution, Wizzard Wavefile Service (WWS), to its portfolio. By using WWS, developers can provide their customers with  AT&T Natural Voices text-to-speech technology and access eight U.S. English and two Spanish language voices. The solution allows developers to create […]

Microsoft Rolls Out Bing Speech Rec for Windows 8 and 8.1

Microsoft Rolls Out Bing Speech Rec for Windows 8 and 8.1

Microsoft has announced the release of Bing Speech Recognition Control for Windows 8 and 8.1. In a blog post, Bing developers said that Windows Phone developers are likely to be familiar with the speech recognition inside Windows Phone: the user taps a microphone icon, speaks into the mic, and the text shows up on screen. […]

Poll: Siri Seriously Underwhelms Users…Or Not?

Poll: Siri Seriously Underwhelms Users…Or Not?

According to a new poll that measured consumer satisfaction with Siri in iOS7, 46 percent of those surveyed said that they believed that they had been “oversold” on the voice assistant’s capabilities. The survey, carried out by the speech technology firm Intelligent Voice, also found that 44 percent rated Siri’s accuracy as hit or miss […]

Oyokey Releases Voice URL Solution for Mobile and Wearable Devices

Oyokey Releases Voice URL Solution for Mobile and Wearable Devices

Oyokey, a provider of cloud-based addressing and recognition technology, has debuted Voice URL for the voice assistant market. Aimed at voice centric mobile and wearable devices such as Google Glass and Samsung’s Galaxy Gear, and voice applications such as Siri and Samsung’s S-Voice, Voice URL is designed to bring addressing, accessing and linking of information […]