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Stream Companies Showcases Latest Technology to Guide Auto Dealerships Into the Digital Age of Car Buying

Agency will appear at NADA 2020 in Las Vegas, Feb. 14-17, to display latest advances to aid customers and dealerships in the car-buying and maintenance process Stream Companies, a marketing industry leader that has been successfully merging and integrating the worlds of traditional and digital advertising for more than two decades, will be sharing its latest technology and expertise at NADA 2020 from Feb. 14-17, 2020. In today's high-tech world of auto dealership marketing, Stream Companies is leading the way with its …

New Report Breaks Voice-of-the-Customer Market Into Three Functional Segments

Topbox Included in Emerging Unified Data Analytics Category of VoC Technologies Topbox, makers of conversation analytics software, is cited in a Forrester report titled Now Tech: Voice-Of-The-Customer (VoC) Vendors, Q1 2020, published Feb. 3, 2020. The report is an overview of 36 vendors, broken out across three functionality segments – customer feedback management (CFM), VoC specialists, and unified data analytics. Topbox is one of only five vendors named as a unified data analytics provider in the report. Forrester’s…

Voice Retail Is a Red Herring – Unless It’s for Groceries and Shampoo

Everyone in the retail marketing sector seems to be talking about Voice search and Voice assistants, and yes, it has seen remarkable growth in the past few years. But a note of caution: the tech is still an emerging concept. It’s exciting and has enormous potential, but right now, are we really going to use this technology to buy our new iPhone, writing desk or wardrobe? There’s no question that we will – one day. What I’m less convinced about is whether there’s any first-mover advantage in adopting Voice right here,…

Dynata Releases 2020 Global Trends Report, Highlighting Changing Consumer Attitudes on Climate Change, Technology Adoption, Privacy and…

Second Annual Look at Consumer Sentiment and Opinion Offers Deeper Dive Into the Global Trends That Drive Attitudes and Behaviors Dynata, the world’s largest first-party data and insights platform, announced its 2020 Global Trends Report, a global study of the opinions, attitudes and behaviors of people driving the cultural, social, economic, and technological trends that impact our daily lives, including climate change, technology adoption, and privacy and trust. Now in its second annual edition, the 2020 Global Trends…

Leading Technology Trends in Virtual Reality, Revealed by GlobalData

Virtual reality (VR) technology has evolved significantly over the past five years, with improvements on both the hardware and software side, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report, ‘Virtual Reality – Thematic Research’, details how VR companies are increasingly using artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud technologies to develop stronger ecosystems. Listed below are the leading virtual reality technology trends, as identified by GlobalData. Custom silicon The…

Persistent Systems and ValidSoft Deliver New Secure Digital Voice Authentication Capabilities for Banking and Credit Unions

Persistent Systems and ValidSoft have jointly developed a secure digital voice authentication for continuous user validation, integrated with Persistent's banking solutions. As part of Persistent Digital Bank Solution™, Persistent will leverage ValidSoft's Precision Voice Biometrics™ to ensure strong identity assurance for all individuals transacting on their platform. Persistent recently announced the availability of the Persistent Digital Bank Solution™ and Persistent Digital Credit Union Solution™ Marketing…

UrSafe Announces “Follow Me,” the Only Geo-Location Feature Fully Integrated Into Hands-Free, Voice-Activated Personal Safety…

Groundbreaking Personal Safety & Security Technology Meets Wide-Ranging Security and Daily Life Needs That Gives You Peace of Mind Without Selling Your Personal Data UrSafe, a next-generation personal safety and global security company, announced the release of its "Follow Me" feature, the only geo-location service on the market fully integrated with a hands-free, voice-activated personal safety system that identifies your specific location and follows your movement, from the beginning of your journey to the end.…

How Voice is Enhancing Service Across Industries

Have you ever had a written message misinterpreted? Sent a text your spouse took one way when it was meant in completely another? Had an employee misunderstand a task and spend a week barking up the wrong tree? Or maybe a friend never saw your e-mail and you had to fly solo to the concert you just won tickets to? The convenience of e-mail, text messaging, G-chat, WhatsApp and every other communication app is undoubtedly a miracle of modern technology. We can connect with anyone, anywhere, any time. But too often, it means…

Instreamatic Partners with Triton Digital to Accelerate Voice-Driven Audio Advertising

Instreamatic, the voice dialogue marketing platform that allows media companies and advertisers to measure, manage, and monetize audio content by utilizing interactive voice AI technology, announced a partnership with Triton Digital®, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry. Through this partnership, Instreamatic is integrating its voice dialogue advertising technology into Triton Digital’s preeminent Advertising Server, enabling Triton’s clients to seamlessly deliver voice…

AI for Voice Transcription: Is It Here to Last?

AI is one of the driving forces behind what The World Economic Forum called “The Fourth Industrial Revolution”. Developments in this area are expected to help us further automate our workflows and simplify our daily tasks, making everything from our food production chains to management and even medical procedures, far more effective and agile. And, according to PwC, AI is expected to add up to 15.6 trillion dollars to the world economy by 2030. AI is getting smarter faster than ever, with established players, such as…

VoiceFoundry Announces its Consultant Listing on Salesforce AppExchange, the World’s Leading Enterprise Cloud Marketplace

VoiceFoundry’s Customers Benefit From the Power of Salesforce With Contact Center Solutions VoiceFoundry, a global provider of enterprise, cloud-based contact center solutions leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS) and an authorized Amazon Connect reseller partner, announced today that it has launched its Consultant Listing on Salesforce AppExchange, empowering customers to connect with the right Salesforce-accredited consulting professional for their specific business needs. VoiceFoundry has a deep understanding of the…

ReadSpeaker Launches VoiceLab to Unleash Branded Voice Solutions

The ReadSpeaker VoiceLab Is Designed to Empower Brands Worldwide to Better Engage Their Customers Using Voice Technology ReadSpeaker, the most trusted text-to-speech provider for global brands, launched the ReadSpeaker VoiceLab, a custom voice production unit that empowers brands from around the world to provide user-centric, expressive voice interfaces. Leveraging machine learning and offering multiple deployment options, the VoiceLab enables brands to create unique voice solutions that match their specific applications…

Bluebird Releases New IoT RFID Products With 20 Years of Accumulated Technology

The Company to Debut Its New Products at the NRF 2020, the Largest Retail Technology Event in North America, on the Coming 12th Attends NRF 2020, the largest retail technology event in North America, to showcase new IoT RFID products for establishment of enterprise RFID environment. Plans to expand its position in the related market through strategic products with strong partnership. With two decades of effort in development of advancing technology, take another leap forward global top tier through new IoT RFID…

Smarsh Expands and Enhances Support for Voice Compliance

Provides secure and easy archiving, search and play back of voice content from virtually any recording system, strengthening risk and compliance initiatives Smarsh, helping customers get ahead – and stay ahead – of the risk within their electronic communications, announced the expansion of support for voice content within both its Enterprise Archive and Professional Archive platforms. Customers can now search, supervise, and play back voice content from virtually any telephony system, voice-enabled application or media…

Bazaarvoice names Keith Nealon as Chief Executive Officer

Bazaarvoice, Inc., announced that it has named Keith Nealon as Chief Executive Officer Bazaarvoice, Inc. announced that it has appointed Keith Nealon as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In his new role, Nealon will draw on over twenty years of experience with high-growth technology companies to help scale Bazaarvoice’s leadership position into new markets and areas of innovation. Joe Davis of Marlin Equity Partners has served as CEO since Marlin Equity acquired Bazaarvoice in February 2018; he will transition out of the CEO…

Aiqudo Voice Platform To Power Digital Experience in BYTON’S Electric Vehicles

Aiqudo, a voice technology pioneer, announced ahead of CES 2020 a partnership with premium electric vehicle manufacturer BYTON, bringing the power of Aiqudo’s Voice AI platform to BYTON cars. Aiqudo’s Voice to Action(R) platform will enable interacting with your favorite apps on your mobile phone hands-free while driving, seamlessly integrating with BYTON’s unique Digital Experience. Aiqudo’s industry-leading Voice AI platform will voice-enable actions in native apps within the BYTON ecosystem as well as intelligently…

Cerence Introduces My Car, My Voice – New Voice Clone Solution to Personalize the In-Car Voice Assistant

AI-powered capability lets people create a custom voice – their own, a loved one or a friend – for their mobility assistant Cerence Inc., AI for a world in motion, introduced My Car, My Voice, a revolutionary product that lets people create custom voices for their in-car assistants. Cerence’s voice clone technology is a game-changing innovation for the world of in-car voice assistants, which typically come with a set of pre-determined voice options. Now, with this new Cerence innovation, people can quickly and easily…

Sensory Unveils Cross-Platform Wake Word AI That Supports Multiple Voice Assistants While Maintaining Ideal Performance

Sensory Updates TrulyHandsfree with Capabilities That Align With the Voice Interoperability Initiative Led by Amazon Sensory, a leader in embedded voice, vision and biometrics AI announces new capabilities for TrulyHandsfree™, the company's widely-deployed wake word engine, that enables support for multiple wake words from any combination of leading brands, custom branded wake words, small vocabulary command sets or even user defined wake words where the end user can create their own phrase. This technology supports…

Are You Confident About Distinguishing Between a Computer-Generated Voice and Human Voice?

Despite the growing presence of deepfake voice fraud, Americans believe that they can to detect a CG-voice pretending to be a human voice.; Research by ID R&D published as biometric firm prepares to demo voice anti-spoofing solutions at CES  Despite the growing presence and impact of deepfake voice fraud, more than one-third of Americans were confident that they would be able to detect a computer-generated voice pretending to be a human voice (36%), according to new survey results released today by ID R&D. Just 30%…

Arria Natural Language Generation Technology Expands BBC’s Coverage of UK Elections

BBC News website extends its use of artificial intelligence in semi-automated journalism, leveraging Arria NLG to help publish localized election news and results for each of the United Kingdom's 690 constituencies minutes after votes are declared Arria NLG reported that the BBC News website, through its Semi-Automatic Local Content (Salco) project, extended its use of Arria's Natural Language Generation (NLG) platform to automate the production of news coverage of the recent elections in the United Kingdom (UK).…