Why deal with a password when you can authenticate with a simple voice passphrase?
Wearable computing like Google Glass is just beginning to invade our lives. Soon, it will be inside our bodies.
Connected cars may be the future, and voice technology company Nuance is shelling out $80 million for Tweddle Connect to enhance its connected car platform.
Nuance is making a smart argument for why voice could be the key to making money in mobile advertising. And it might just work out.
With Apple’s Siri and Google Now leading the way, the race is on to create the perfect mobile virtual assistant.
Our best pattern recognition reveals the tech trends that will be copied over and over again until someone gets it right.
With its purchase of Ditech Networks, Nuance aims to improve its own voice technologies.
The company is positioning Watson as a smarter successor to Siri, Apple’s popular (but often ditzy) iPhone virtual assistant.
Today Nuance announced Nina, a collection of personal assistant technologies that will bring Siri-like functionality to customer service mobile apps for the likes of banks and insurance companies.
Swype just announced the newest version of its type-faster-better keyboard for Android smartphones, currently in beta. The promise of the software? The more you use it, the smarter it gets.
Do you want to control your computer with your voice? You’ll get that chance in the not so distant future, thanks to Intel‘s announcement today that it has partnered with Nuance Communication to implement voice recognition in the next generation of Ultrabook laptops.
Nuance’s purchase of Swype, maker of an alternative keyboard for smartphones, is finally beginning to pay off with the introduction of Nuance’s Dragon voice recognition on the latest Swype Android app.
Voice technology firm Nuance has agreed to buy its top rival Vlingo for an undisclosed sum, the companies announced this morning.
There’s a real person behind the British voice of Siri, Apple’s wildly-popular voice assistant for the iPhone 4S. He was surprised as anyone to learn this, when he heard his voice on television in a commercial.
A new SEC document filed by communication technology company Nuance today reveals that the company paid $102.5 million to acquire Swype — with $77.5 million paid upfront and the remaining amount in 18 months.
No Sunday slumber for developers: Apple released its fifth beta (pre-release) version of iOS 5 today. The update, which is only available to developers, can be downloaded wirelessly to iOS devices.
By now, shouldn’t we be able to say “beam me up, Scotty” and have it actually happen? Speech technology will fundamentally transform the way we interact with mobile apps and devices, but the technology is taking its sweet time to go mainstream. iSpeech is hoping to accelerate innovation, by making its self-service speech platform available for developers of iOS, Android and BlackBerry — for free.
The popular iPad notetaking app Noterize has been acquired by Nuance, the company most famous for its Dragon Naturally Speaking voice recognition software, the Unofficial Apple Weblog reports.