Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Weekly New Redux...

Today, I came across some novel(ish) uses for text-to-speech:

On the mainstream speech recognition front:
And some Web3.0 language tech news:

Sunday, May 20, 2007

News are back...

Ok, I'm back from vacation and finally sorted through some of the recent developments in the speech world. Going forward I will probably post longer but less frequent tidbits here.

Biggest recent speech news is the acquisition of VoiceSignals, broadening their mobile end user market as well as adding some nifty voice features in short messaging and mobile phone usability.
On related news, here is a short article describing the role of speech in unified messaging.
Lastly, here is a description of progress on open-source telephony and speech recognition.