On The First Day of Non Denominational Holiday My True Love Gave To Me

OK Speech-Heads: Get ready for the first in a series of Holiday Posts focused on giving that Special Someone in your life the Perfect Holiday Gift: Speech Technology. That’s right, my Speech Brother Eric B. and I are making a list and checking it twice: We know which speech vendors have been naughty and which […]

Apple Says NO WAY to Google Voice

Strike up the ominous-sound string section, Speech Heads. Invoking its ban against apps that “duplicate features of the iPhone,” Apple has rejected Google Voice’s application to be offered through the App Store—dum dah! The app, which has already been launched on Android and BlackBerry handsets, has been “under review” for the last six weeks for […]

The Official Speech Tech Blog iPhone Feature Wishlist of Spring 2009

Speech Heads, the world of smart phones is a hectic wild west of speech-enabled announcements and developments these days. We’ve got the new BlackBerry Storm that has some users chucking their iPhones like yesterday’s borscht, a new Treo coming out hoping to do the same to the Storm, and the iPhone looking to borschterize the […]

Amazon’s Kindle 2: Copyright Issues And Another Perspective

I’m sure that all of you Speech-Heads have been following the controversy surrounding Amazon’s Kindle 2 and it’s new TTS feature. A lot has been written and reported about the audio book copyright issues that arise from Kindle 2 converting the text of any book into speech. Well here at Speech Tech Blog, I’m not […]