Voice Recognition Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)

The Report Covers Global Speech and Voice Recognition Market Share & Trends. The Market is Segmented by Deployment Type (Cloud, On-premise), End User (Automotive, Banking, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Government, Consumer Applications, Other End Users), and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest of the World). The market sizes and forecasts are provided in terms of value in USD million for all the above segments.

Voice Recognition Market Size

Voice Recognition Market Summary
Study Period 2019 - 2029
Market Size (2024) USD 14.95 Billion
Market Size (2029) USD 42.08 Billion
CAGR (2024 - 2029) 22.98 %
Fastest Growing Market Asia Pacific
Largest Market North America

Major Players

Voice Recognition Market Major Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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Voice Recognition Market Analysis

The Voice Recognition Market size is estimated at USD 14.95 billion in 2024, and is expected to reach USD 42.08 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 22.98% during the forecast period (2024-2029).

Increasing demand for voice-activated systems, voice-enabled virtual assistant systems, and voice-enabled devices, owing to the rising applications in retail, banking, connected devices, smart homes, healthcare, and automobile sectors, is driving the market growth.

  • Adopting speech recognition software in cell phones allows doctors and therapists to convert their speech into a rich, thorough clinical statement stored in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) platform. Over the forecast period, the industry is likely to be driven by the rising adoption of voice-enabled connected systems in smart home automation. IoT gadgets enhance a variety of typically offline equipment by providing creative user interfaces and standard methods, including touch displays and buttons.
  • The growing use of voice identification with speech intelligence in numerous industrial sectors drives global demand. Several players are merging innovations with speech identification techniques to make it simpler for enterprises to implement systems that augment their interaction centers with an AI-based digital workplace. For instance, in June 2022, ArkX Laboratories unveiled the release of EveryWord Voice Control, which incorporates the Sensory TrulyHandsfree SDK software stack. When combined with the manufacturing-ready EveryWord Audio Front End (AFE) or Voice Control unit, the two businesses' innovative far-field voice acquisition and speech recognition advancements facilitate OEMs to generate tailored wake-words, small to medium-sized command sets (21 dialects), and speaker confirmation concepts for voice interfaces.
  • Increasing adoption of AI and voice assistance technologies across end-user verticals, including healthcare institutions, are expected to propel the market during the forecast period. For instance, Amazon recently introduced a novel solution for hospitals that integrates speech intelligence into healthcare environments at a larger scale. The service, composed of Alexa Smart Facilities, will make it easier for hospitals and senior care institutions to install and operate Alexa-enabled equipment throughout their properties to improve healthcare services.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic positively impacted the industry. With the majority of people working from home, the need for intelligent equipment and gadgets skyrocketed. This generated a potential for suppliers of audio and voice commands. Furthermore, as a method of contactless human engagement, most people embraced speech technology for finding and aiding in the entertainment, communication, and medical fields.

Voice Recognition Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Voice Recognition Market according to our research experts:

Growing Security Concerns Drive the Market for Voice Recognition

  • Cyberattacks can steal millions of users' real names, email addresses, dates of birth, and telephone numbers. The recent Yahoo breaches knocked an estimated USD 350 million off Yahoo's sale price. According to HIPAA Journal, during fiscal 2021, the US Healthcare industry saw the most significant data breach, affecting 42,431,699 individual records. AccuDoc Solutions Inc., UnityPoint Health, and the Employees Retirement System of Texas were the organizations that were significantly affected by the breach.
  • According to a study done by IBM, the cost per stolen record, USD 4.35 million, in data breaches globally in the finance, healthcare, and services industry was placed at the top position. Personal data is valuable, which prompts cybercriminals to commit crimes. Personal information is sold on the dark web for USD 5 for a credit card number, USD 30 for an entire identity, or USD 1,000 for medical records.
  • The increasing number of online transactions emphasizes authentication requirements. Better authentication services, such as voice recognition technologies, can reduce the possibility of security breaches. Citi Bank has introduced voice biometrics to verify customers' identities contacting their call centers. Voice authentication uses biometrics to verify customers' identities while explaining an issue to a customer service representative over the phone.
  • Furthermore, increasing developments in voice-assist digital payment systems are expected to drive market growth. For instance, in September 2022, Tonetag collaborated with big public sector institutions to provide its consumers with UPI 123Pay solutions. Users of feature phones may contact the appropriate IVR number and conduct financial transactions utilizing their voice as input. As per the company, its VoiceSe service enables customers to complete financial transactions, pay their utility bills, inquire about account balances, and recharge, among other things.
Average Cost of Data Breaches, In USD Millions, Global, 2016 - 2022

Asia-Pacific Region is Expected to Have High Growth in the Voice Recognition Market

  • Having the world's largest population, China is expected to have high adoption rates for voice recognition technologies. CNNIC reported that 903.63 million mobile users utilized payment services on their devices in 2021, which provides a further need to implement voice recognition software.
  • According to the head of the council of the Speech Industry Alliance of China (SIAC) and chairman of iFlytek, a renowned Chinese AI business, the number of smart gadgets is rapidly expanding due to increasing demand for speaking engagement. Furthermore, the number of engagement services managed by the company's voice assistants increased by 84% year-over-year in 2021.
  • Furthermore, in July 2022, Homepod Software 15.6 added Japanese, Cantonese, and Mandarin voice recognition. Such instances are expected to propel the growth of the market over the forecast period.
  • In February 2022, ICICI Home Finance company launched a multilingual IVR (Interactive Voice Response) system, which handles half of its customer requests without human intervention. The IVR can capture service requests in eight Indian languages.
  • The growing retail and e-commerce industry in the region has increased the number of voice-based searches. Organizations such as Alibaba, Baidu, Google, and Amazon observed increased sales of their respective voice-assisted smart devices. For instance, according to the latest Ascential Digital Commerce analysis, eCommerce revenues in Southeast Asia were expected to increase by 18% in 2022, climbing up to USD 38.2 billion.
Voice Recognition Market - Growth Rate by Region

Voice Recognition Industry Overview

The voice recognition market is becoming fragmented as market leaders invest in product innovation and development to gain an edge. The number of local players is also increasing, creating intense rivalry in the market. Key players are Nuance Communications Inc., Auraya Systems Pty Ltd, Microsoft Corporation, Apple Inc., Alphabet Inc., etc. 

In October 2022, the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIUC) announced a collaboration with Apple and other digital conglomerates on the Speech Accessibility Project, which aims to enhance voice recognition technologies for individuals with speech abnormalities and impairments that current versions struggle to grasp.

In September 2022, Paychex Inc., a leading supplier of incorporated human capital management software solutions for payroll, benefits, human resources, and insurance assistance, declared a new communicative artificial intelligence (AI) function called Paychex Voice Assist for Paychex Flex, the firm's SaaS-based HR software solution. Paychex Voice Assist allows payroll administrators to manage payroll hands-free using any Google Assistant-compatible gadget, streamlining and automating the payroll procedure with the audio of a verified user's voice.

Voice Recognition Market Leaders

  1. Nuance Communications Inc.

  2. Auraya Systems Pty Ltd.

  3. Microsoft Corporation

  4. Apple Inc.

  5. Alphabet Inc.

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

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Voice Recognition Market News

  • June 2022: ArkX Laboratories announced the release of EveryWord Voice Control, which incorporates the Sensory TrulyHandsfree SDK software stack. When combined with the manufacturing EveryWord Audio Front End (AFE) or Voice Component, the two companies' innovative far-field voice acquisition and speech recognition innovations facilitate OEMs to create tailored wake-words, small to moderate control sets (21 dialects), and speech validation designs for voice interfaces.
  • April 2022: A Yorkshire hospital's trust launched a speech recognition technology developed by an NHS healthcare technology professional. The Health Informatics Service (THIS) implemented the technology to aid its hosting trust, the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust (CHFT), which supervises Calderdale Royal Hospital and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Halifax, as well as community engagement programs.
  • April 2022: Imagine Learning, of which education solutions are utilized by millions of children in the United States, announced a collaboration with SoapBox Labs. This Dublin-based voice recognition startup drives delightful learning and playing experiences for children.

Voice Recognition Market Report - Table of Contents

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION

    1. 1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition

    2. 1.2 Scope of the Study

  2. 2. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  3. 3. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  4. 4. MARKET INSIGTHS

    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Forces Analysis

      1. 4.2.1 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      2. 4.2.2 Bargaining Power of Consumers

      3. 4.2.3 Threat of New Entrants

      4. 4.2.4 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry

      5. 4.2.5 Threat of Substitute Products

    3. 4.3 Industry Value Chain Analysis

    4. 4.4 Impact of COVID-19 on the Market

  5. 5. MARKET DYNAMICS

    1. 5.1 Market Drivers

      1. 5.1.1 Growth of the Authentication Market

      2. 5.1.2 Increase in Voice-based Searches

      3. 5.1.3 Demand for Connected Devices

    2. 5.2 Market Challenges

      1. 5.2.1 High Cost and Accuracy-related Issues

  6. 6. MARKET SEGMENTATION

    1. 6.1 By Deployment

      1. 6.1.1 Cloud

      2. 6.1.2 On-premise

    2. 6.2 By End User

      1. 6.2.1 Automotive

      2. 6.2.2 Banking

      3. 6.2.3 Telecommunication

      4. 6.2.4 Healthcare

      5. 6.2.5 Government

      6. 6.2.6 Consumer Applications

      7. 6.2.7 Other End Users

    3. 6.3 By Geography

      1. 6.3.1 North America

      2. 6.3.2 Europe

      3. 6.3.3 Asia-Pacific

      4. 6.3.4 Rest of the World

  7. 7. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

    1. 7.1 Company Profiles

      1. 7.1.1 Nuance Communications Inc.

      2. 7.1.2 Auraya Systems Pty Ltd

      3. 7.1.3 Microsoft Corporation

      4. 7.1.4 Apple Inc.

      5. 7.1.5 Alphabet Inc.

      6. 7.1.6 Amazon.com Inc.

      7. 7.1.7 Sensory Inc.

      8. 7.1.8 Fulcrum Biometrics LLC

      9. 7.1.9 Neurotechnology

      10. 7.1.10 Advanced Voice Recognition Systems Inc.

      11. 7.1.11 IBM Corporation

      12. 7.1.12 Baidu Inc.

      13. 7.1.13 Brainasoft

    2. *List Not Exhaustive
  8. 8. INVESTMENT ANALYSIS

  9. 9. FUTURE OF THE MARKET

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Voice Recognition Industry Segmentation

The capacity of a computer or software to accept and analyze speech or to recognize and follow verbal instructions is called voice recognition. With the emergence of AI and intelligent assistants, including Apple's Siri, Amazon's Alexa, and Microsoft's Cortana, voice control has increased its importance and use. 

The study is Segmented by Deployment Type (Cloud, On-premise), End User (Automotive, Banking, Telecommunications, Healthcare, Government, Consumer Applications, Other End Users), and Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest of the World). The market sizes and forecasts are provided in terms of value in USD million for all the above segments.

By Deployment
Cloud
On-premise
By End User
Automotive
Banking
Telecommunication
Healthcare
Government
Consumer Applications
Other End Users
By Geography
North America
Europe
Asia-Pacific
Rest of the World
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Voice Recognition Market Research FAQs

The Voice Recognition Market size is expected to reach USD 14.95 billion in 2024 and grow at a CAGR of 22.98% to reach USD 42.08 billion by 2029.

In 2024, the Voice Recognition Market size is expected to reach USD 14.95 billion.

Nuance Communications Inc., Auraya Systems Pty Ltd., Microsoft Corporation, Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc. are the major companies operating in the Voice Recognition Market.

Asia Pacific is estimated to grow at the highest CAGR over the forecast period (2024-2029).

In 2024, the North America accounts for the largest market share in Voice Recognition Market.

In 2023, the Voice Recognition Market size was estimated at USD 12.16 billion. The report covers the Voice Recognition Market historical market size for years: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The report also forecasts the Voice Recognition Market size for years: 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028 and 2029.

The top challenges for integrating voice recognition into existing systems are a) Compatibility issues b) Background noise interference c) Ensuring accurate voice commands

Voice Recognition Industry Report

The global speech and voice recognition market is witnessing remarkable growth, propelled by technological advancements and a surge in demand across various sectors. Innovations in Natural Language Processing (NLP), Machine Learning (ML), and Automated Speech Recognition (ASR) have significantly enhanced voice processing capabilities. This expansion is further supported by the increasing use of smart appliances and a shift towards voice-enabled devices and services. Speech recognition technology is in high demand for its role in improving customer experiences and web conferencing tools through real-time captioning. The healthcare sector, along with IT & telecommunications, BFSI, automotive, and retail, are rapidly integrating speech and voice recognition software to boost efficiency and offer personalized services. Speech recognition companies are at the forefront of this growth, innovating and partnering strategically to cater to the rising global demand. According to Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports, the Voice Recognition market is experiencing a robust growth rate, For a deeper insight into this speech and voice recognition market, a free report PDF download is available, offering a sample of the industry analysis and highlighting the market's potential for sustained growth in the years to come.

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Voice Recognition Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)