VoiceBox Partners with UIEvolution for In-Car Technology
VoiceBox Technologies and UIEvolution, a provider of cloud-based software for the automotive, hospitality, and cruise industries, have teamed up to accelerate voice innovations and next-generation solutions for interactive content services and navigation in cars.
The collaboration is an extension of a long-term strategic partnership between UIEvolution and VoiceBox.
VoiceBox's voice and natural language understanding technologies will leverage the link between phone and vehicle provided by UIEvolution's UIEngine Link and the UIE CloudConnect service. UIEvolution's solution allows drivers to securely access real-time data and services, such as news and music, using their mobile device or by directly connecting the car to the cloud. VoiceBox provides the unifying voice interface.
"We're proud to have been selected by key automakers to work with UIEvolution," said Mike Kennewick, CEO of VoiceBox, in a statement. "We understand the importance of in-car connectivity and look forward to working together to deliver a unifying voice interface to enhance a safe and seamless experience specifically optimized for the road."
"Never before has there been a greater consumer demand for constant access to mobile device content and applications. In the car, that access must be fast and simple," said Chris Ruff, CEO and president of UIEvolution, in a statement. "Our vision at UIEvolution is that technology and connectivity should enhance and never distract from life experiences. And working with VoiceBox, we're able to deliver upon this vision by providing ultimate voice-powered solutions that enable safer, driver-friendly access to highly demanded, useful mobile content."
VoiceBox and UIEvolution will focus their partnership on developing compelling next-generation experiences that take advantage of the vast mobile content available to consumers. Ultimately, customers will have more flexibility in differentiating their offerings while providing consumers quick and easy ways to utilize the mobile content, applications, and services they want when they want it.
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