Rogers Wireless Selects Nuance Voice Control
ORLANDO, Fla. - Rogers Wireless, a Canadian wireless voice and data communications service provider, will offer Nuance Voice Control, a speech-enabled mobile search and messaging service, to its millions of subscribers on select devices. Nuance Voice Control is a subscription-based system that is driven by voice commands.
The Nuance Voice Control service will allow Rogers subscribers to press one-button on their mobile phone and speak a request. Consumers can dictate and send email or SMS messages, create calendar entries, dial a contact, and search the Web for business listings, news, weather, stock quotes, sport scores, and more. This mobile service with speech-enabled search and communications applications will be available in May 2007 for a $6 monthly fee for Rogers subscribers on select devices.
Using voice commands, a Rogers customer can find sports scores, movie times, business listings, weather and more. The system does not require any voice training.