STC Partner Forum SpeechPro FEST 2014 has finished

SpeechPro FEST has taken place in St. Petersburg. June, 5-6 the event brought together representatives from different segments of the IT-market: the largest system integrators, regional partners of STC, the world's leading producers of communications platforms.

Among the Forum’s guests there were about 60 international and Russian companies successfully operating in the implementation of speech technology, including: CROC, LANIT group, West Call, СSBI Group, CTI, Inserv, Beltel, Step Logic.

SpeechPro FEST was opened by Dmitry Dyrmovsky, STC’s CEO. He spoke about the market trends in speech technology. According to him, this segment shows growth even during the global recession. Thus, the average annual growth in speech technologies in 2016 will be at the rate of appr.15%.

Dyrmovsky also outlined the development vector of speech technologies in contact-centers, medicine and financial sector. In all these areas the ST will be used more and more every year.

Other speakers, internal and invited, made reports on various topical issues like voice biometrics, speech analytics, voice services presale, joint use of STC and Cisco solutions, automating marketing research through using speech technology etc.

Summing up the two-day Forum Dmitry Dyrmovsky said: "Our main goal was to create not just a partner network event but a real speech technologies fest. And I hope that we have succeeded. On behalf of our company I invite all our partners, actual and potential, to participate in future SpeechPro Fest Partner Forums. I hope it will become a good tradition for Speech Technology Center."