Nexidia to Enable Audio Search for Yahoo! NetRoadshow
ATLANTA, GA - Nexidia Inc., developers of solutions for audio-video searching and intelligent mining and formerly known as Fast-Talk Communications, announced that it has been selected by Yahoo! NetRoadshow to provide audio search technology. Serving the financial services community since 1997, Yahoo! NetRoadshow offers a turn-key solution for securely Webcasting investor roadshows and other forms of investor communications in compliance with SEC regulations. Using Nexidia's patent-pending technology and products for audio-video search, users can locate, index and access specific passages within presentations. The Nexidia solution is based on phonetic technology, enabling searches and mining to be conducted in a natural manner against the distinct phonemes or sound elements of human speech. This approach enables the identification of words, phrases and names regardless of accents, dialects, slang, recording quality or even misspelling. "We are excited to have been selected by Yahoo! NetRoadshow as a core component of their service in which our technology will be used to offer unmatched audio search capabilities," said Ray S. Naeini, CEO and president of Nexidia. "The deployment of our solution by Yahoo! NetRoadshow for this application underscores our technology's maturity and its ability to fully integrate with even the most complex IT environments."