Speech Technology eWeekly - January 13, 2010


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Speech Technology News

Nuance and Ford Reveal Natural Language Capabilites for Next-Generation of SYNC

Nuance and Ford make it even easier to talk to your car with advancements in speech found in MyFord Touch SYNC.

Adeptra Survey Reveals Banks and Card Issuers Are Investing in Technology to Battle Fraud

Banks and card issuers recognize a need to improve fraud reporting and prefer to use direct methods to contact customers.

Google Showcases New Voice-Enabled Smartphone

The company calls its new NexusOne mobile device a "superphone."

Nuance Acquires SpinVox

The company accelerates expansion of its voice-to-text business.

Find Your Voice, Find Your Destination with Garmin Voice Studio

New application lets users record their own voices for use on their GPS navigation units.

PhoneTag Live Transcription for Conference Calls Available Now

Ditech's PhoneTag Live service turns any phone call into actionable and searchable data.

Alpine Electronics Integrates Loquendo TTS

The INA-W900 all-in-one audio/video/navigation unit puts digital source controls at drivers' fingertips.

VoxOx Launches Personal Assistant Version 2

New application helps users manage their inbound voice communications.

Dial2Do Integrates Voice Activated Messaging with Drive’N’Talk

The solution offers drivers an easy way to send and listen to email and text messages using only their voices.

Fully Speech-Powered TXT and Email Messaging Offered in iSpeech’s DriveSafe.ly 2.0

iSpeech announces two-way texting and emailing via voice on next-generation DriveSafe.ly 2.0 mobile app for smartphones.

Nuance Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search Now Available for iPod Touch

iPod Touch users can now take advantage of Nuance's Dragon Mobile Apps; Dragon Dictation now features automatic end-of-speech detection.

Aldata Teams with IBM and Motorola for Next-Generation Voice-Directed Warehousing Technology

Multimodal devices can achieve 80 percent reduction in error rates and 30 percent productivity improvement and provide a single solution from warehouse to shelf.