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China Voice Assistant Market Overview and Technology

Nov 18, 2018 |


Recently, with strong support from the government under China’s ‘National Development Policy’ and the growing market demands from industry verticals, the Chinese voice recognition ecosystem is developing rapidly. Major Chinese technology giants including IFLYTEK, Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent have joined the game, deploying substantial financial and R&D resources to develop the technology and expand the ecosystem through partnerships. The value of the voice recognition market in China is expected to exceed CNY 25 billion (~USD 4 billion) in 2020. From a technological perspective, we will focus on four critical blocks of technology: voice recognition, voiceprint, semantic understanding (natural language understanding) and voice synthesis.

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction of China Voice Recognition Market
    • Market Overview
    • Sizing of the China Voice Recognition Market
    • Market Drivers
      • Favorable Government Policies
      • Advancements in Speech Recognition Technology
      • Internet Giants Driving the Ecosystem
      • Higher Penetration of Smart Devices in Day-to-Day Lifestyle
    • Market Challenges
      • NLP Faces Challenges in Processing Complex Chinese Languages
      • Improvements for Better Noise Cancellation
      • Limited Use-Cases
  • Voice recognition use cases
    • Use case analysis: automotive applications
    • Industrial Applications
  • Technology and Market Enablers
    • Voice Recognition
      • Microphone array becoming important
      • The Cost and Quality Tradeoff
    • Voiceprint
    • Semantic Understanding (Natural Language Processing)
      • Emotional Response
    • Voice Synthesis
    • Attitude of Chinese consumers toward AI technology

Number of Pages: 19
Author: Wei Sun, Flora Tang
Published Date: December 2018


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