Featured Video: Nintendo CEO Passes Away

Nintendo issued a press release Sunday, announcing that its chief executive Satoru Iwata died of cancer at the age of 55. Just last year, he also missed the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting after undergoing surgery due to similar health issues. Iwata was known for his bold ambition to reinvent Nintendo. Under his leadership, the company […]

EnglishCentral Upgrades Its Intellispeech℠ Assessment System

EnglishCentral’s Intellispeech℠ system assesses learners’ speaking ability as a combination of 3 elements: Pronunciation Score Fluency Score Completion Pronunciation Score previously measured learners’ speech across  40 phonemes. In its latest version, Intellispeech℠  measures performance across all 64,000 possible triphones (combinations of phonemes).  This change dramatically improves the accuracy of the system.   Fluency Score is still […]