Nuance Dragon Dictation At The Heart Of New Lg Voice-To-Text App For Windows Phone 7
Nuance’s Powerful Voice Dictation Technology Enables Users to Speak Text for Emails, SMS Text Messaging, Status Updates and More
Burlington, MA – January 4, 2011 – Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced that Nuance’s innovative Dragon Dictation voice technology enables the voice recognition capabilities behind the new LG Voice-to-Text application for its LG Optimus Windows Phone 7 devices. Users can quickly and easily speak text for emails, SMS text messages, status updates for Twitter and Facebook, memos, and more, and it is currently available for free on the Microsoft Windows Phone Marketplace.
Nuance’s renowned voice technology at the core of LG Voice-to-Text has been experienced by millions around the world via Dragon Dictation and Dragon Search, as well as the popular Dragon NaturallySpeaking and Dragon Dictate desktop software. And with Nuance’s broad language support, enables the application to support U.S. English and Spanish, UK English, French, Italian, German, and European Spanish.
“Consumers worldwide are continuing to demand voice as a primary interface for their mobile devices. It’s simply the most natural and intuitive way to engage the applications and services we use most,” said Michael Thompson, senior vice president and general manager, Nuance Mobile. “And because our voice capabilities are completely flexible and customizable, we can enable developers to create unique applications for any platform on any device, including the new innovative Windows Phone 7.”
The application is currently available for download for free on the Microsoft Windows Phone Marketplace for the AT&T LG Optimus 7 in U.S. English and U.S. Spanish, and for the LG Optimus 7Q shipping in Europe in UK English, French, Italian, German and European Spanish.
Nuance’s mobile voice technology brings the power of Dragon NaturallySpeaking to a variety of devices, automobiles, applications and services. Nuance’s broad product portfolio of speech and predictive touch solutions are trusted by the world’s leading manufacturers and mobile operators, and are found in billions of phones and millions of automobiles and consumer electronic devices – making them among the most pervasive mobile solutions on the market today.
To learn more about Nuance’s voice technology for mobile applications, visit http://www.nuance.com/for-business/by-solution/mobile-application/index.htm. To learn more about the Dragon Mobile Apps family, visit www.dragonmobileapps.com. Also be sure to follow Nuance on Twitter @DragonTweets and @NuanceMobile, and become a Fan of Dragon Mobile Apps on Facebook.
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