Nuance, IBM team-up on speech solutions

Nuance Communications and IBM entered into a Joint Initiative Agreement to “further accelerate innovation and advanced speech recognition solutions for enterprises, consumers and partners worldwide.”

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Google Maps acquires Android voice search, transit

This past weekend, Google introduced a new version of its glossy Maps application for Android phones. Version 3.1.0 brings with it several new features, including voice search to go with its text search field and transit and walking directions to go with step-by-step driving directions.

SVOX speech solutions available for Microsoft Auto 4.0

OEMs and TierOnes that use the Microsoft Auto platform can enable speech in their products by deploying SVOX Automotive ASR and SVOX Automotive TTS

The market for speech applications in mobile computing expected to triple by 2014

As individuals around the world become more accustomed to using mobile computing devices in hands-busy, eyes-busy environments, the market for speech recognition technologies within these devices is expected to gain considerable traction within the next five years. In a new report, “The Proliferation of Innovative Speech Applications in Mobile Computing”, independent market analyst Datamonitor predicts the global market for advanced speech recognition (ASR) in mobile handsets will increase from $32.7 million in 2009 to $99.6 million in 2014. That for ASR in in-vehicle telematics is expected to grow at a similar rate, from $64.3 million in 2009 to 208.2 million by 2014.