Voice Technologies – Trends and Future Directions

Dr. Ekaterina Pshehotskaya

Nowadays we can see a global increase of using voice technologies in multiple fields of our life – dictating messages, blogs, searching content, creating reminders and appointments, using virtual assistants and etc. We can see, that voice technologies are starting to transform the computing. Voice assistants are proliferating in our smartphones, they handle about billions commands a week and the input of voice in searching is really impressive. Why type when you can talk? So voice-related technology applications have been around for years, but now they’ve reached a tipping point. In this talk we will analyze the evolution of voice technologies and predict future directions.