Tuesday, May 15, 2007
Nuance Acquires VoiceSignal Technologies
Microsoft just acquired speech recognition browser TellMe.
Google introduces Local Voice Search .
The ability for Physical World Connection to use speech and words (physical world hyperlink), is starting to catch on. A word can be used as a hyperlink.
From Yahoo Nuance to acquire VoiceSignal Technologies
Nuance Communications, Inc. today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire VoiceSignal Technologies, Inc., creating an organization with broad resources, solutions and expertise that will satisfy the accelerating demand for speech-enabled mobile devices and services.
Nuance expects to serve more than one billion consumers within the next three years with voice-based mobile solutions that allow people to simply and effectively navigate, retrieve and transact across the vast and growing universe of content and services available in mobile phones, automobiles and personal navigation devices.
The combined company will include among its mobility customers AOL, AT&T, DaimlerChrysler, Ford, Kyocera, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Palm, Rogers Wireless, Samsung, Sanyo, Sony Ericsson, Sprint, RIM, T-Mobile, Toyota and Vodafone.