Nuance and Intelleca Active in South Africa

BURLINGTON, Mass. and GHENT, Belgium - Discovery Health, MultiChoice, MTN Banking and Airports Company SA in South Africa selected Nuance Communications, Inc. and Intelleca Voice and Mobile, a South African provider of voice solutions to provide their speech recognition solutions. As the sole partner of Nuance for the development of speech recognition language models in the region, Intelleca has collaborated with Nuance on the development of South African languages. For example, the South African English language model is adapted for the regional English dialect.

Trent Rossini, CIO Discovery Health said: "Discovery has worked together with Intelleca for the past three years and valued their input and commitment to continually providing South African specific skills for Nuance's leading international speech product, OpenSpeech Recognizer. Discovery has achieved positive ROIs from its investment in speech recognition software."

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