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Navigating Industry Jargon: Your Guide to Vital Terms and Definitions

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Automatic Speech Recognition

Defining Automatic Speech Recognition and Exploring How it Works With technology all around us, it was only a matter of time before we could speak to computers and have them...

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Aviation Safety

Aviation Safety: How to Best Protect Employees and Travelers Alike  The world of aviation is rife with risk and safety challenges, especially for those working on the ground and in the...

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Automatic Speech Recognition Systems

Automatic Speech Recognition: A Definition and How it Works “Hey, Siri – Read my texts.” If you’ve ever used Siri or Alexa, for example, to cue a command, then you’ve made...

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Car Inspection

What is a Car Inspection, and Why is it Important? When you put people in a vehicle on the road, whether it’s your fleet drivers or a new buyer of a...

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Digitization

What is Digitization and How Can I Enact It in My Business?  In a world in which digital solutions are moving businesses and people further and faster than ever before, there...

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Digital Transformation

If there’s one thing that’s certain in business (and life), it’s that there will always be continuous change. In the evolution of how organizations function, there’s no doubt that technology...

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Fleet Reporting

Being in charge of a fleet of vehicles means that you have a lot on your plate to keep track of. From ensuring the safety and efficient functioning of the...

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First Article Inspection (FAI)

When producing goods, quality is of utmost importance. That’s why the manufacturing process involves so many checklists, quality assurance controls, tools, and reviews. FAI, or first article inspection, is just the...

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Fleet Management Process

What is Fleet Management?  Fleet management refers to how a company oversees its transportation services in an effort to reduce/control costs, minimize risks, and maximize productivity.  Whether the fleet is the primary...

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Fleet Safety

What is Fleet Safety? Fleet safety is the promotion and creation of safety guidelines within transportation organizations. The goal of fleet safety is to reduce and prevent accidents that negatively affect...

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Food Safety

What is Food Safety  According to the CDC, 1 in 6 Americans get sick and 3,000 people die from foodborne diseases per year. The statistics paint an important picture about the...

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Logistics Management

Logistics Management: A Definition and Guide to Optimization Transporting goods from point A to point B requires constant oversight, detail-oriented tracking, and transparent communication (to name a few things) amongst many...

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Natural Language Processing

AI Natural Language Processing: What is It and What Makes it Work?  Speech is the most natural form of communication, and these days, technologies understand human speech. It’s all thanks to...

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Natural Language Understanding

What is Natural Language Understanding? Natural language understanding refers to a computer’s ability to make sense of a human’s speech. Put simply, it’s the computer’s way of understanding data before it...

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Quality Assurance of Food

Quality Assurance of Food: What It Means and Key Concerns “You are what you eat.” That’s exactly why the quality assurance of food is so important- for the health, safety,...

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Supply Chain Automation

Supply Chain Automation and Related Emerging Trends  No product exists that doesn’t have to first move through a supply chain to transform from raw materials to a consumer-ready item. Companies managing...

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Supply Chain Efficiency

Supply Chain Efficiency: What is It and How Can You Achieve It?  No company wants to deal with waste– it’s costly, inefficient, and bad for the environment. When it comes to...

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Supply Chain Technology

Supply Chain Technology: Trends, Features, and Functions  A supply chain is a lot like dominoes- if one piece falls, the entire setup thereafter crumbles. Supporting supply chain efficiency, organization, and fluidity...

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Speech Recognition

What Is Speech Recognition? Speech recognition is the technology that allows a computer to recognize human speech and process it into text. It’s also known as automatic speech recognition (ASR), speech-to-text,...

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Truck Inspection

In the past, routine truck inspections have been performed manually and by paper, causing delays, excessive time consumption, and data loss. The future of truck inspections is luckily moving forward...

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Voice-Directed Work

Voice-Directed Work: Key Concepts and Best Practices Voice-directed work, often abbreviated as VDW, is changing the way we work in certain industries. While no longer a brand-new technology, VDW has become...

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Voice Picking

Voice Picking: How It Works Voice picking is a technology often used in warehouses where instructions are given to an employee through a headset or device using speech technology to help...

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Voice AI

Voice AI Definition, Applications, and Benefits  Once upon a time, it would have felt like a scientific fantasy to be able to communicate with machines. Now, voice AI has made it...

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Vehicle Inspection

When you put people in a vehicle on the road, whether it’s your fleet drivers or a new buyer of a used car from your lot, it’s paramount that you’ve...

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Voice To Text

What is Voice to Text? Whether you’re driving and asking Siri to “Read my texts” or cooking and requesting Alexa to “Play some Red Hot Chilli Peppers,” voice to text tools...

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Voice Recognition

What is Voice Recognition and How Does it Work? Voice recognition refers to the ability to identify speakers and transform spoken words into data and actions. This technology, powered by artificial...

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Workflow Automation Software

You know the feeling– your work to-do list is running long and it feels like there isn’t enough time to get everything done. Workflow automation software can help you streamline...

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